I don't know when though. When life was (ahem) normal, and I went to quilt guild meetings with regularity, and I participated in challenges...sigh...those were the days. I signed up for the center of the Round Robin. The night this was due at the guild meeting I had a brief facebook conversation with Renee wondering what… Continue reading One day I’ll quilt this quilt
There is a delightful saying "Life is Short, Eat Dessert First" I believe it's widely attributed to Jaques Torres who understands chocolate in a most delightful way. And my oh my this was dessert. Brownie Sunday. And then there was this. Chocolate Hazelnut Crunch. These are brought to you by City Limits Diner in White Plains,… Continue reading Dessert First
One of their speakers and teachers this year is Joe Cunningham. There were spaces in the classroom and if I didn't have several things at work scheduled today like the Newsletter and giving a demonstration at 11 AM on the BERNINA 710 I would be taking his class. "Joe the Quilter" was Saturday's quilterly story-telling… Continue reading Northern Star Quilt Show Part 1
As a quilting instructor/pro quilter/award winner it's hard sometimes to complain about the process of a quilt in progress. I have guild members and friends but the blog, the blog takes a different tone. Everything goes all Miss Merry Sunshine when it sometimes it feels all Little Shop of Horrors. And this is one… Continue reading Don’t think “strange” think epic!
I can't quite remember how I learned of Ferret Capri however I'm so glad that I did. Ferret is an amazing long arm quilter located in the UK. Sally Bramald is another amazing quilter who's work I've featured on my blog. On Ferret's blog she talks about her design process *Ferret is publishing her own 2012 calendar… Continue reading Philly quilt show
Mary Anne and Renee who both won ribbons at this years World of Quilts hosted by the Northern Star Quilters. Your quilts rocked! Donna also entered a quilt - the first quilt she made and got some great comments from the judges. Donna is a goldsmith and jeweler...oh my goodness her pieces are beautiful. Mary… Continue reading Congratulations to
I did not get pictures. Had the camera and a working memory card and still did not get pictures. The gym was really warm yesterday and I missed two rows of quilts (I'm going to tell on myself here so enjoy the laugh). In this two rows that I missed were quilts quilted by students… Continue reading Quick Post from the Northern Star Show