September is shaping up to be a full month. I'm inviting you to join me at the Quilt Bug Saturday the 14th. I'll be showing batik quilts from Benartex and demoing piecing, and quilting with these delightful fabrics. Sunday the 22nd I'll be at The Quilted Nest in Collingswood NJ at the official Kick Off… Continue reading On the schedule, come join me!
This weeks travelogue traverses northern NY state. Let's start with The Old Creamery in Ellisburg NY. This shop has a retreat center on the upper floor and the back of the quilt shop. The center includes a fully functioning kitchen, living room, tables for quilters to stitch, rooms with beds and can hold up to… Continue reading May Travelogue
The next few weeks are full. I'm on the road visiting shops in Western NY, more on those in a couple of weeks. There are a couple of quilt shows I'm working on going to so I can see a few of my shops. First up the Northern Star Quilt Show this weekend. Happy 40th… Continue reading Coming Up
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jGyYSJhk0QA&feature=youtu.be&fbclid=IwAR3zrHb9V6KbSSKAY_aBisM0smVN2vbXqLtuy4ELORQ_HWRt8ReR-E15rbo Angela Walters of Quilting is my Therapy offers quilters some sound advice in video form. Take a watch and share your thoughts below. The Quilt Tree in Nyack is a Stonehenge Solstice Block Party participant. See block to the left. The other day when I was in there Lisa had a quilt wrapped around… Continue reading Good advice and a Travlogue
A beautiful side effect of traveling as a sales rep is that I've had the opportunity to spend some time with friends I don't get to see often enough, friends who know me well. To have this time now is priceless. Ocean Park, Scott Hansen, Banyan Batiks Every now and again there is an opportunity… Continue reading Quilting, Creativity, Vulnerability, Good Friends
I'm visiting with the Huntington Quilt Guild in East Northport on Tuesday February 5th. I met Alyson at the City Quilter a few years ago, striking up a conversation with her, and her mom. We were still doing the magazine and I thought the idea of parent/kid quilt duos were a neat story idea. It… Continue reading Speaking Gig
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