fabric, Kaleidoscope Collections, Robert Kaufman fabrics, Superior Threads

Hand dyes

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

quilt shows, quilting, Superior Threads

“Moon Over Manhattan” goes to Road to California!

Road to California offers the longest opportunity to enter a quilt into their show.  If you enter early, like I did,  it's a very long time before you hear if your quilt has been juried into the show.  My friend posted several days ago that his quilts were juried in.  I'm always excited when a… Continue reading “Moon Over Manhattan” goes to Road to California!

quilt desgin, quilting, Robert Kaufman fabrics, Superior Threads

Playing with Silk

I've been purchasing Superiors silk thread on & off for months.  As they were going through the process of announcing the thread coming out I was incredibly excited.  I've quilted with silk from two other companies and love the effect of the silk, loved how it quilted and quite frankly I love the look of… Continue reading Playing with Silk

fun, quilt desgin, quilting

In my Hobbit Hole aka studio

I'm on a deadline to get "Moon Over Manhattan" complete and the paperwork off to Quilt National.  This quilt is still quite vocal and I'm enjoying the process of quilting.  There are colors on the quilt that I never intended however they work and I've been pleasantly surprised by how well they work. Sometime next… Continue reading In my Hobbit Hole aka studio