I'm not usually at a loss for words related to quilting for this blog. I'm not really at a loss at the moment it's just that the quilting world as it is in my life at this moment is refocusing and I'm slowly wending my way around the quilting world as it is for me… Continue reading Quilterati
Doing a blog interview is a bit like making a quilt: we have fabric, pattern , machine, batting, backing and voila something happens and the whole thing goes terribly pear shaped. Well it didn't here. Megan answered all the questions correctly, a little too perfectly if you ask me. She's passed the quilterly test and… Continue reading An Interview with Megan Dougherty
it's been an entire year to the day, the actual date is Friday, since I had the hysterectomy. I can not tell you how much better I feel overall. So many quilters were so amazingly encouraging and supportive through the process. A few were interviewed or wrote blogs for me including Maggie, Janet-Lee, Jake, Lisa, Rayna… Continue reading I can hardly believe
As a quilting instructor/pro quilter/award winner it's hard sometimes to complain about the process of a quilt in progress. I have guild members and friends but the blog, the blog takes a different tone. Everything goes all Miss Merry Sunshine when it sometimes it feels all Little Shop of Horrors. And this is one… Continue reading Don’t think “strange” think epic!
This article was published Thursday November 15, 2012 in the Times Free Press of Chattanooga TN. The writer has some serious misinformation regarding quilting in general and more specifically the International Quilt Study Center & Museum. One event immediately came to mind as I read the article: Quilted Northern came up with what is essentially… Continue reading Response to “Museum Needles Taxpayers”
Lisa Sipes, Karen Marchetti and I have a little bit of fun on facebook posting the most interesting search terms. Before I go further with with this post I think you'd like Lisa's post. I won't comment other than to say it's a great read. Then every once in a while a search term will catch… Continue reading Answering a blog search term
I've only met Lisa Sipes, that crazy quilty girl, on facebook and we're looking forward to meeting one another in person. Lisa is a long arm quilting and quilts for Sarah Vedeler, Thomas Knauer. A quilter for a little over three years she has a long arm quilting business and has mad quilting skills. Lisa… Continue reading Exciting news and an Interview with. . .that crazy quilty girl Lisa Sipes
Last week Ally came into the shop to get fabric for a new project she's working on. Ally took machine quilting classes from me at the quilt cottage several years ago. If memory serves Ally took the beginner machine quilting then moved right into the advanced class as she was going back to work right… Continue reading Hand dyes