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!
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
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
Wednesday morning brought the first bit of fun! This is Claudia Pfeil quilter extraordinaire, instructor and a bit of a live wire! I getting ready to head over to the convention center for my first class. I left my stuff with a group of quilters in the hotel lobby (Thank you ladies!) so I could pull… Continue reading A bit of MQX Fun and a little reveal
I really enjoyed the whole MQX experience from the Ice Cream Social to my last class on Saturday. Saturday afternoon I taught "And Now What?!" and showed off my new Dansko clogs as quilterly inspiration. I enjoyed all my students. Two gals took all three of my classes, which was rather fun to see a… Continue reading MQX part 2
To say I'm having fun would be an understatement. At the Ice Cream Social Mary Schilke & Janet-Lee sang a parody of the "Brady Bunch" So funny! With everything else these two do for show prep this must keep them in stitches. Each of the teachers/vendors who had a table were invited to share a… Continue reading MQX show update
I'm heading to MQX tomorrow late morning for 3 days of teaching and 1 day in the Bernina Booth. I just learned last night that my beginner class is full and there's a little room in "Let Your Foot Loose Be Fancy & Free" and in "And Now What" which I'm renaming "Designs in Machine… Continue reading Almost ready to go