Bonus Edition This is one of the blocks I quilted when I was trying to write a book on free motion machine quilting. Step 1: Cut two 10'' squares of cotton fabric, layer with batting. Step 2: Quilt. This sounds wildly simplistic and rather annoying. I get it. But, it's what I did, and do.… Continue reading Quilted Block of the Month August 2017
I may have let out a little bit squeal when the idea hit for how to quilt this last section of this August Block. I've been playing with curved cross hatching a lot lately and loving it. In giving thought to the shape, that corners look like a house and wanting the Visual to draw… Continue reading Quilted Block of the Month August 2017
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
Sam Hunter of Hunter's Design Studios gathered the teachers This is going to be so much fun. I do know what I'm going to do, and I know when I'm going to do it. For right now let's just say I'm going to tackle a long standing quilting tip. A friend of mine told this… Continue reading Coming right up!