In an upcoming episode I'm going to share with you a photo of the floor in my sewing room underneath my new chair. But for now I thought I'd share this photo of my husband and me. Setting up this shot was a bit tricky. After so many years of faithful and loving service I… Continue reading In a bit of fun
An Interview with Lisa H. Calle
Lisa Hagstoz Calle and I met sometime ago on facebook. We met in person during the MQX - New England Quilt Festival in Manchester, NH. Lisa greeted me with great enthusiasm and I had that, “who on earth are you” look on my face. Seriously I did not recognize her from her photo. Yiyiyi! I’m… Continue reading An Interview with Lisa H. Calle
Bang Head Here
Since the judging is over and the winners have been notified I now feel free to share Bang Head Here While I was in the middle of "@play" and "dance" I was very frustrated with the process of making both of those quilts. "@play" became the unruly teenager for a while and "dance" has been… Continue reading Bang Head Here
New England Quilt Festival!!!
Oh I am a tease aren't I?! See this quilt? Well the front of it got juried into the New England Quilt Festival. Click on the link to see a full list of the finalists. Congratulations to EVERYONE. Looking through that list - there's some amazing competition, meaning that there will be a lot of… Continue reading New England Quilt Festival!!!
Keith is a calendar guy!
Well at least his quilt "Curvilinear Energy" is! MQX Calendar 2013 FINAL Isn't it beautiful! Congratulations Keith. Janet-Lee and Mary announced last night a very exciting change with MQX! MQX East is now: New England Quilt Festival and MQX West is: Pacific Northwest Quilt Festival. The links will be active shortly and when they are… Continue reading Keith is a calendar guy!
I don't always remember to take pictures in my classrooms. Truth is I get busy with my students and forget that the camera is in my pocket. They do good work and it deserves to be featured! I did get to be a student this week as well. I took Karen McTavish's class Mastering the… Continue reading
I volunteered to help hang the show today, it's hard work and Cathy Wiggins is well organized! 162 Judged quilts, Wearables, and 2 special exhibits were hung while the vendors were bringing all their amazing stuff in! I knew I'd won something, but wasn't sure which quilt, I had 3 in the show. I behaved… Continue reading Tilde
MQX West just got a lot more exciting!
I get to teach of course and that always makes me happy. Really happy. I'm teaching 3 classes and I understand there's still room for students in them. I'd love to meet you. Yesterday afternoon Janet-Lee Santeusanio sent the email out saying "Congratulations your quilts are finalists!" I was bouncing off the walls. Well not… Continue reading MQX West just got a lot more exciting!
Teaching & traveling
I'm very grateful for the opportunities that quilting brings. The opportunity to be on the faculty of a variety of shows and work with quilt shops and guilds is part of a dream come true. I look forward to meeting you and as Alex Anderson says, we quilters do meet! Over the next couple of… Continue reading Teaching & traveling
The men of MQX
While quilting is "typically" a womans world men in our industry take to it like a fly takes to honey. And just like women men run the gamut from very traditional to art and everywhere in between. A few years back I went to the Illinois State Museum where they had an exhibition of quilts… Continue reading The men of MQX