bernina, machine quilting, quilt shop, quilting

off to Olde City Quilts for the day

Morning All! Olde City Quilts is hosting the President of BERNINA HP Ueltschi celebrating the arrival of the BERNINA long arm at the shop. Ambassadors Linda Hahn, Lisa Calle and myself will be there. I am smitten with this thread from Weeks Dye Works and will be getting more soon. See that small spool? It's… Continue reading off to Olde City Quilts for the day

quilting, Robert Kaufman fabrics, Superior Threads, Teri Lucas, thread, Whole Cloth Challenge

Whole Cloth Update

There is nothing quite so comforting as listening to the sewing machine as I quilt. It's a beautiful sound. As I look at this update and think about the comments on facebook and think about another project I'm working on (I think a lot!). So the question I get a lot is, "what comes next?"… Continue reading Whole Cloth Update



Now that the Carly Simon tune is dancing through your head, I'm going to give you another visual.Wait for it...I did the Tigger Bounce Today.  I did.  I had my coworkers laughing.  And some of our students too.  When the boxes first arrived I was thinking after all the work I've done tidying up the… Continue reading Anti…ci…pa..a…tion!!!

quilt shows, Superior Threads

Don’t worry I haven’t gone off the deep end

Or a day at the Quilt Festival of New Jersey. Visiting the Olde City Quilts Booth at the Quilt Festival was quite fun.  They now carry Hobbs Tuscany Wool and Silk batting, 5 yards came home with me and I have a quilt in mind for this.  Rob snapped a few photos in the booth,… Continue reading Don’t worry I haven’t gone off the deep end

art, fabric, quilt shop, quilting

Olde City Quilts – Twisted Journey, from Inspiration to Whole Cloth

Twisted Journey, From Inspiration to Whole Cloth was a rousing success in my view.  See today's class was an experiment, a first class and the students had a great time and I have a better handle on the format of the class and how to encourage the students along in the process. One day very… Continue reading Olde City Quilts – Twisted Journey, from Inspiration to Whole Cloth

bernina, quilt shop, teaching

Olde City Quilts – Let Your Foot Loose, Be Fancy & Free

Just finished a delightful day 2 at Olde City Quilts in Burlington NJ owned by Judy and Rob Engime.  Olde CityQuilts is a Bernina and a Gammill dealer and the shop is filled with fabrics in beautiful vignettes, Christmas here, Halloween there, solids, batiks oh this store goes on forever! Last night (Thursday) was the… Continue reading Olde City Quilts – Let Your Foot Loose, Be Fancy & Free

fun, Kaleidoscope Collections, lectures/trunk shows, Quilt Fest, quilting, teaching

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