fun, quilt shows, teaching

A bit of MQX Fun and a little reveal

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

Kaleidoscope Collections, quilt shows, quilting, Robert Kaufman fabrics, teaching

MQX part 2

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

bernina, quilt shows, Superior Threads, teaching

MQX show update

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


Almost ready to go

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

articles, quilt shows, quilting, teaching

An Interview with Janet-Lee Santeusanio

Interviewing quilters is becoming a bit of a hobby for me.  I learn a little about them and their quilting process and get to share that with you.  This one falls under the category of "we just made it!" We just made it for a couple of reasons 1) Janet-Lee will be heading to RI… Continue reading An Interview with Janet-Lee Santeusanio

bernina, quilt shows, Superior Threads, teaching

I started this piece titled, "Serendipity the Third Time Around" about a week or so ago.  It's going to be wending its way to a temporary home Monday.  More about that in a different post at a later date when I can.  It's about 12 x 12, the fabric is silk, both the top and… Continue reading

bernina, quilt shows, teaching

Machine Quilters Exposition

MQX is quickly approaching and as I've mentioned I'm excited to be part of this years faculty.   I'm teaching: Wednesday April 11 8:00 - 12 Noon "Beginner Free Motion Quilting"  Take this class to learn the rules of machine quilting needle & thread pairing, tension both machine and physical and we stitch, stitch, stitch!… Continue reading Machine Quilters Exposition

articles, teaching

Coming up

Coming up over the next few weeks I have interviews with lined up 4 quilters with a few more down the line.  These quilters include: Linda M. Poole, Mickey DePre and several others.  This weeks will be very fun as this quilter is doing a big reveal later this week. I'll be updating my class… Continue reading Coming up


Machine Quilters Exposition

Teaching machine quilting on a domestic sewing machine is one of my passions! Check out MQX East Faculty for April 2012!  I'm going to teach machine quilting at MQX.  I'm really excited about this amazing opportunity and would love to have you in my class. The Catalog should go live in early December, as soon… Continue reading Machine Quilters Exposition

quilt shop, quilt shows, quilting, teaching

Machine Quilting Unlimited – 2 quilts

A while back I posted pics of "Moon Over Manhattan" on the blog.  It was right after the jury process for Quilt National and I could finally share this quilt that I'd completed just in time to enter the jury process. At the time of the blog I'd finished working on "Fire & Ice" for… Continue reading Machine Quilting Unlimited – 2 quilts