Here in Texas last weeks deep freeze delayed the start of Quilt Market Registration as many of the staff experienced near zero temps, power outages, burst pipes and are still in the process of recovering. Now that they have heat, internet, and a drink of water they're ready to dig into Quilt Market registration. Virtual… Continue reading Virtual Quilt Market March 2021
Twenty-twenty certainly has a vision all its own. One that seems to show us alternative ways of approaching all the things we're doing from moving and book reviews to major quilt events. As a quilter learning alternate ways of doing things has allowed me to figure out what works for me. Once I learned the… Continue reading Virtual Quilt Market
Sometimes it feels like I'm a little late to the party making announcements or doing what the other quilt pros are doing, like making video content or podcasting. So here goes. Spring Quilt Market in Pittsburgh is cancelled. The link takes you to their official statement and below is an official statement from them: regarding… Continue reading On Spring Market and Other Things
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
But first. In the next couple of weeks I will have a couple of quilter interviews including Elizabeth Rosenberg. Elizabeth had a great influence on my early quilting life, and still does in many ways. The link is to her new facebook page and new venture The Quilt Whisperer. Please take a moment and give… Continue reading A Couple of Shop Events
When words become inadequate, actions take front and center. Quilters have a great capacity for being community for one another. We are stitched together with fabric, needle, and thread. Quilt shops are our classrooms, our places for learning, gathering, and growing as quilters, and as friends. As we wander about a quilt shop we often… Continue reading The Community of Quilting
the people they are way cool and this person Gayle Schliemann always makes me smile She has a cool bit on We All Sew this week I just love Radiance. I love the blend of cotton and silk working together to bring best of each to the quilting party. Notions - notions make… Continue reading 10 things I love about quilting
Dear Quilters, I love you so much! I'm not quite sure how to say this however, here I go. If your shop owner has been to Quilt Market please offer them some appreciation. The choices and opportunities for what to bring home to you for the shop are overwhelming. It does not matter if you… Continue reading A quilt market review
Sometimes when people comment on fb we can get our panties all bunched up in a wad. Particularly if the "offensive comment" was made to one of our friends. We rally around coming to their defense, want our friend to feel better and know that they are supported and loved. Sometimes we "hear" something other… Continue reading do people still sew?
I've read A Quilt Journalist Tells all by Meg Cox for as long as I've known about it. Each email is, as one would expect from a journalist, well written offering some insight into the world of quilting. This week Meg said something very clearly that has been on my heart for a while. Here's… Continue reading A Quilt Journalist Tells all!