I started writing this post while I was in the middle of moving from New York to Texas. As happens there are often things that crop up that put some posts on hold for a while. I'm going to finish this post writing as I started it But first who ever would have imagined on… Continue reading Imagine, Promise, Hope and Quilting
Fun note, I went to two high schools one for four years, one for two years. Our family moved between my sophomore and junior year and I attended my first high school for specific classes, and graduated from the second high school. One of the coolest things about social media is catching up with and… Continue reading Inspired
https://www.facebook.com/QuiltMarket/photos/a.158012784241825.28029.137770392932731/1616590941717328/?type=3 I'm honored to share my years of experience working and teaching in quilt shops, teaching nationally, talking with shop owners, and working with Generation Q Magazine in each one of these talks. Join me at International Quilt Market. Check out Ebony Love, Cheryl Sleboda, Tracy Mooney, Maddie Kertay, Heather Kubiak, Pepper Cory and so… Continue reading International Quilt Market & Apple Pie
First up: Quilt Market and Quilt Festival will happen. Here's a statement from Quilts, Inc: Dear Friends of Quilt Festival, First, we would like to think all who have sent messages of support to us in response to the devastating flooding taking place in our home city of Houston. We are happy to report that… Continue reading working on the powerpoints!
In a rare time opportunity I watched Lisa Calle's episode on The Quilt Show, #1703, what a great episode. Lisa's Divide & Design class and technique does something really special, it shows the quilting decision making process like no other. While the process for the show goes to the bare bones of it all, Lisa does… Continue reading Lisa Calle’s The Quilt Show 1703
I met Laurie Tigner in Houston at Quilt Festival last year. I had exactly 2 minutes to say, "hello, lovely to see you, I'll try and drop by your booth again later." We all know how that part goes! We "met" on fb sometime before that and connected in a most fun way. I have… Continue reading An Interview with Laurie Tigner
It is a rare occasion that I get photos from my classes. I'm sure you understand why. My visit to Olde City Quilts was a fluke. This time around Maggie Szfranski took a number of photos for me. Thank you! This first photo I'm sharing is a fun one for me because Maggie gave me… Continue reading Classroom photos
I think quilters in general are fascinated with the glass work of Dale Chihuly. It's no wonder why. Like we do he sees the potential in the molten liquid and produces some amazing works not just in glass also writing and drawing. There is a lot of prep work that goes into creating one of… Continue reading Quilt Festival Houston, some of the quilts
I feel so blessed to have made it to Houston this week. Because of my sweetie's schedule I ended up at the airport at 5:30 AM and managed to get on the very next flight out of town - the first flight out of Newark since the beginning of the storm. Thinking I would not… Continue reading Quilt Festival
I'm impressed with the students in Houston. Both of my classes ended up full. My teachers pets, Maggie and Frances were such a great help! Really, truly impressed. These quilters worked and worked. In my Beginner Free Motion Machine Quilting class all of the quilters stitched out feathers by the end of class. Every single… Continue reading Quilt Festival Houston!