I sat down with Giuseppe Ribaudo at Quilt Market for all of five minutes. While I wanted more time to look at other lines, the five minutes was all I needed. I'm totally smitten with his new line, Quantum. I'm smitten. Serilously smitten. I think this is a smart line with so many ways to… Continue reading Fabric Review: Giucy_Guice
Everything changes, and sometimes it's difficult to figure out how good that change will prove over the long term. We all know that everything changes, and we all know that we fight the changes as they come along, because there is comfort in things staying the same. A few years back Quilts, Inc tightened up… Continue reading Quilt Market From a Different Viewing Place
Quilt Market might be over but the fun is just beginning. I am eagerly awaiting images for a few fabric lines I fell in love with. One of them has the PERFECT yellows. It was one of the happiest booths. In the booth next door I may have picked up a fat quarter bundle and… Continue reading Coming Soon!
This text arrived: I fainted at the HQ Booth (They caught me before I hit) How's your day? Lisa and I ditched Ken in the Pickle Pie booth and walked very, very quickly to the HandiQuilter booth to find Debby well taken care of and fine. We did, however, cut her off from any further… Continue reading Then there was that time
Please permit me a bit of a reminisce and reflection here. It'll only take a moment. I started attending when I took the Associate Editor position with Generation Q Magazine. Quilt Market will always hold a bit of magic and mystery. That first Market felt overwhelming, and I felt, like so many others, as though I… Continue reading An Early Morning Quilt Market Report
I offered to help setting up in the RNK/Quilters Select Booth, getting to meet some of my new co-workers. This has been so much good. I ran into Alex & John Anderson. As you probably know Alex has a line of product with RNK called Quilters Select. Even before I joined the company I started… Continue reading Quilt Market & Festival
Last night I had the privilege of having dinner with Jo Leichte. I got to know Jo years ago through BERNINA. She has recently joined the ranks of the Floriani Education team, so bonus!, we're now coworkers. Having dinner together felt like a celebration. Would you like to see what we tried? Why yes,… Continue reading Celebration!
First up: it's Thankful Thursday! Time to thank a quilter who's made a difference in your life. Today's gratitude goes to: Melissa Thompson Maher, C0-Founder, and Editor-in-Chief of Generation Q Magazine. Melissa has a long history in the publishing world, she sees trends happening, has the skill of making a writer sound more like the… Continue reading On having “the talk”
Have you ever wanted to do something. And did it because it would be fun. And then couldn't stop giggling when you think about it because you did it. I got onto an elevator, four people were facing me (the door were going to open on the other side) so I said, "okay everybody let's… Continue reading Oh yes! I did