quilt, quilt shows, quilting, Uncategorized

Pieceful Shores Quilt Show

Thursday night a post from Barnegat Bay Dyeworks (formerly Quilting Possibilities in Lacey) showed up in my feed mentioning that they are vending at the Pieceful Shores Quilt Show. Oddly enough I was nearby staying with family so I got to pop out and visit the show. (Today is the last day.) It's a lovely show… Continue reading Pieceful Shores Quilt Show

quilt, Road to California

Today’s To Do List

Eagerly await new camera! Check! A few years ago my sweetie got the best camera ever, a Canon PowerShot A 650 IS. This is the one with the screen that flips around multi directionally. Best. Camera. Ever. 12.1 Mega pixels, macro and the list goes on. I can assure you I didn't explore the depths… Continue reading Today’s To Do List

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An Interview with Laurie Tigner

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

articles, bernina, teaching, Teri Lucas, tutorials

It’s a good thing I can control myself

Or How I Fell in love with the BERNINA Stitch Regulator & a tutorial! When the Aurora 440 hit the market with the BSR (BERNINA Stitch Regulator) I tried it at a quilt show and well, wasn't overly impressed.  In part because I was still a dedicated hand quilter, in part because the minute my… Continue reading It’s a good thing I can control myself

gratitude, quilt shows, quilting

A gift, a challenge and me

A Gift My friend V, who occasionally comments on the blog here is a friend in person.We've spent time together, she's helped me in the quilting class she attended and invited me to a retreat at Mariandale in Ossining, NY.  V came into the shop a while back and shared with me one of the… Continue reading A gift, a challenge and me

Kaleidoscope Collections, quilt shows, quilting, Robert Kaufman fabrics

Friends and Teacher Ribbon

Saturday afternoon I sat down to check email and facebook Angela Walters sat with me to enjoy her bagel and some witty banter.  She's quite funny.  Angela sat at a table with some very happy quilters the evening before and I told her the truth.  As they were taking pictures I very nearly raced over… Continue reading Friends and Teacher Ribbon

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Lancaster Loot & more pics

In a few day's I'll take photos of JB's quilt and post them here, in the mean time here's a photo of the thread she purchased for the quilt.  Chocolate brown and peachy Mocha.  Different vendors had different colors.  We'd been heading more towards a pink/mocha until JB saw these.  I'm thrilled.       Anne… Continue reading Lancaster Loot & more pics