I met Scott Hansen of Blue Nickels Studios when I joined the Generation Q Magazine crew. Scott was our Community Editor, aka talent scout, and I the blogger. Scott also designed for us regularly. A unique style and quirky sensibilities sum up the person of Scott, while in some sense lacking in the attempt. He's… Continue reading Color, Thread & Free-Motion Quilting Blog Tour: Scott Hansen
Tracy & Melissa post Quilt Market Melissa Thompson Maher - Generation Q Magazine Melissa Thompson Maher is perhaps one of the wisest and intuitive people I've with a charming bedside manner that increases your desire to work, and write good stuff. My favorite part of going to Quilt Market with Generation Q Magazine was having… Continue reading Color, Thread & Free-Motion Quilting Blog Tour
Before I get started on the post of the day I wanted to share with you: https://www.instagram.com/p/CDIWhV3nuji/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link Congratulations Tara! On Saturday I posted:Friends! Friends! It's my Publication Day. Woot! Woot! If we were having an in-person party what would you bring? The responses: champagne, chocolate, cake, cupcakes, thread, whoopie pies (Sweet Praxis!), flavored tootsies, chocolate… Continue reading Let the Tour Begin!
Wow, there are moments when things simply get away from you. I have some fun stuff coming up that I want to share with you. But first Fear Please allow me to state up front that there are different types of fear, the one I'm going to speak of here pertains to our work as… Continue reading This week, Next week, and Fear
Over the last few days I've been in my sewing room making four patches from Northcott Microchips, 2 1/2'' squares, and piecing a quilt top using some Michael Miller 5'' squares. I'm not quite sure yet what I'm doing with the four patches or the small quilt top but what I do know is that… Continue reading Build – Day 1
Happy Easter! Decadent ganache covered whoopie pies - check. Waking up early - check. Excited about this week - check. Writing an unexpected blog - check. Friend with a new venture - check. Really check out Ebony Love's MADE Creative Fiber Arts Studio opening in June. MADE's facebook page. Tomorrow I finish piecing a quilt that… Continue reading Easter Sunday
I asked a friend to pick a number between 1 & 68 (one comment on another post) to choose the winner of Christa's book. Commenter #56 - Sarah J, congratulations! you are the winner of a copy of Machine Quilting with Style. I'll email you shortly and we'll work out the details. The other night… Continue reading Imagination