A relatively long time ago I decided to "go into business". I had no idea what the heck I was doing. But here I was trying to make things to sell and doing an okay job of it. But it wasn't quite right. So when a friend and quilter asked me if I'd thought about… Continue reading Quilts, Inc. Threads of Success
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
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
Are you ready to read something really fun? Go here to Batts in the Attic, check out Paula's blog on the Dutchess Heritage Quilt Show. In this she reveals a long running joke between us, and how it inspired the name of her quilt. And now onto our regularly scheduled program: It's been a while… Continue reading Character Counts: have you ever loved a quilt so much it hurts?
Debby Brown has this great kit for 1000 Postcards for Peace. And soon, a squaring/centering template. She'll be at Maine Quilts this weekend in the Sanford Sewing Booth. I have a few upcoming gigs: Quilt Basket Pawling - Saturday September 16 "If the Foot Fits Use it" and will offer quilt suggestions. Dutchess Heritage Quilt Celebration… Continue reading Rounding up
Maddie Kertay, and Cheryl Sleboda encouraged me to submit classes for Fall Quilt Market. After some thought I submitted three classes, and two are accepted. First up on Saturday October 28 is Creating Consumer Confidence—Machine Sales; the second is Sunday October 29th Creating Confidence in the In-Store Talent. Having worked in quilt shops on and off… Continue reading So, there’s this!
As you know I'm a member of The Quilt Show and many of the quilters have come over to facebook (here's a link to my artist page) as well. I love being friends with these quilters for so many reasons one in particular is that we get to share information and grow as quilters and… Continue reading Quilt Festival (Houston) Class Question