Connecting While perusing social media Debby Brown posted this link for ways to connect with one another while we are refraining from in-person contact. I knew about one of the ways for personal contact, the other two were new to me. The Quilt Show is having a membership sale right now. I rejoined last night… Continue reading Connecting & Freeing Up
There are many, many thank you's this week. First, Trish and the Dutchess Heritage Quilt Show Committee, it was an honor to be invited to be the Featured Speaker. I really enjoyed spending the weekend at the show, sharing quilting, and teaching each one of the quilters who attended. Our quilts are the story of… Continue reading Thank YOU!
My bags are nearly packed. One quilt is in the dryer for a final fresh me up. There are kits for Go With the Flow Monday, paper and color pencils for And Now What?! (Doodle Your way to Better Quilting) on Sunday . The Generation Q Magazine Quilt as Desired Lecture is ready to go.… Continue reading Dutchess Heritage Quilt Show – Quantum Leap
Mornin' Quilty Peeps The Dutchess Heritage Quilt Show is quickly approaching, October 7 and 8. It's hard to believe that this is just around the corner. I'm tweaking handouts, getting quilts together, and looking forward to this show. Paula Reid will be in the Sew and Vac booth demonstrating the Westalee Ruler Foot on the… Continue reading Quilt Shows and a bit of other stuff
Visiting the Quilt Basket last Saturday was so much fun. The students enjoyed If the Foot Fits Use it. Both groups were so much fun, covering a lot of territory in a short amount of time. The lecture itself is about an hour, as we made this interactive - the students asked questions lots of… Continue reading I’m kind of excited!
So I'm pausing today to be thankful for all of the amazing people in my life: My sweetie, for saying, "Yes" every single day. Bruce and Diane, for making and creating beautiful fabric, and loads of encouragement. Paula Reid who's been a friend since my first teaching gig in Knoxville, TN. Her batt scooters are… Continue reading Thankful Thursday
There are people in your life that you just admire for one reason or another. I "met" Paula Reid on Simply Quilts with Alex Anderson 100 years ago. Her comment, "Oh Alex!" in answer to Alex's, "Do you ever do handwork?" question still makes me giggle. At my very first teaching gig Paula took me… Continue reading An Interview with Paula Reid
I'm not usually at a loss for words related to quilting for this blog. I'm not really at a loss at the moment it's just that the quilting world as it is in my life at this moment is refocusing and I'm slowly wending my way around the quilting world as it is for me… Continue reading Quilterati
I'm working on prettying up an interview with Paula Reid that's been in the works for a while. In the meantime I watched Paula's Craftsy Class Start Machine Quilting with Paula Reid with the intent of giving it a review. You all know that I love Paula very much in part because she's just a kind woman… Continue reading Paula Reid’s Craftsy class, a review
I've seen a few top 10 things lately that I've liked and thought hey I'll add my own Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum - I love how the quilt world has rallied round this museum to keep it open New England Quilt Museum - I've visited this museum as it's on my way to visit family… Continue reading top 10