Happy Wednesday Friends! I posted this on one of the social media channels yesterday: Musings over coffee:Quilting is a gift filled with promise, hope, simplicity, complexity, beauty, hot messness. Each one of us gets to show the sublime uniqueness of our self, it is sometimes incredibly vulnerable and sometimes guarded like a castle surrounded by… Continue reading Coming Soon!
Drumroll please! I am teaching at Quilt Festival Houston. (the link takes you to the newsletter.) I will also be presenting at Quilt Market please stay tuned for more information. Onalaska Middle School Quilt Artists - Children are the future of the quilting industry. The students of Onalaska Middle School, Onalaska, WA, have learned to… Continue reading Quilt Fest SLC part 2 and Announcement!
Since 2014 (see photo) I've been attending Market as Media, reporting on and sharing with you, my incredibly faithful readers, as much of the new products, cool fabrics, and fascinating people as possible. With a show this size it's not ever possible to cover everything. I was, as many were, looking forward to going to… Continue reading International Quilt Market Announcement
sometimes when memories pop through it's important to share them as in someway they led to where you are now. One summer a friends parents invited me along to northern Maine for a week away. One evening the local television station aired a documentary on Terry Fox who attempted to run across Canada in an… Continue reading Learn to Stitch with Reckless Abandon
I made it to the top 200,000! Okay so as of this writing I'm ranked #157,477 on Amazon for book sales out of 8 million or so books. Not bad at all since I've been encouraging purchasing at our local independent retailers. I had a quick chat with a shop owner in New York who… Continue reading Let the Great Countdown Begin
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
Today Quilt Market officially opens. Yay!!! I'm in the Northcott booth, 522, today. I have appointments with some of my shops, however stop by and see what we've got going on. Patience Griffin, Tiffany Hayes and other cool celebs will be there promoting their lines. I'll get a photo of the quilt I made with… Continue reading My Quilt Market is Complete
Admit it, you're singing with me now. It's time to finish packing my suitcases and head back to New York. I'm going with a full heart and a lot of work to do. There are plans afoot for Spring and Fall Market. If you have a few moments and want a bit of a giggle… Continue reading I’m leavin’ on a Jet Plane and Know when I’ll be back again
https://www.instagram.com/p/BprVcHPHRgb/ The sun isn't yet beginning to shine light on this new day. Houston is already buzzing with the sounds of a city waking up, cars honking, the shooshing of early morning traffic, buses stopping, the city is humming. In just a couple of hours the quilting professionals converge on the convention center to see… Continue reading Fall Quilt Market ready for Schoolhouse
Why I KNOW it's Important Attending Quilt Market with Generation Q Magazine in May 2014 is by far, one of the highlights of my quilting career. Meeting, and getting to know quilters and quilt pros through blogs, and on social media is one thing, meeting them in person however is another. It is that meeting… Continue reading Attending Quilt Market: Why I Am