Mornin' Quilty Peeps The Dutchess Heritage Quilt Show is quickly approaching, October 7 and 8. It's hard to believe that this is just around the corner. I'm tweaking handouts, getting quilts together, and looking forward to this show. Paula Reid will be in the Sew and Vac booth demonstrating the Westalee Ruler Foot on the… Continue reading Quilt Shows and a bit of other stuff
This one section of the Quilted Block of the Month that starts on Saturday. I just want to point out that my lines aren't perfect. Sometimes when quilting I get to thinking about things, or looking through the wrong part of my lenses. If, and only IF this were a competition quilt I'd rip that… Continue reading A wee nip o’character
About Pinwheels and Friends in Mt. Kisco the weekend of February 3 and 4? Location: Holiday Inn, One Holiday Dr. The Generation Q Magazine Quilt as Desired exhibit will be there. The same block, quilted by different quilters, in different ways, by hand, home sewing machine, sit-down longarm, and long arm. Exhibiting this will be… Continue reading So…do you know?
So tonight (as I'm writing this) I got so excited that I dropped my backpack and purse right where I stood and hugged him! OMG I am that excited. I have wanted to meet Keith Dommer for a very long time. And I did. Keith, his mom and sister will all be together in class… Continue reading Road to California Day 1
Lisa is working on getting the video ready. She's had a bit of a technical delay...the cord to connect the camera to the computer went missing. She searched and searched, with no success. Bang.Head.Here! A new cord procured and Lisa is well on the way. This photo was accidental. Funny, but accidental. The memory on… Continue reading A bit of this and that
Happy Monday! I can hardly believe that Road to California is right around the corner. I'm so very excited to be teaching and attending this show. A few students have asked questions about the color run and how many strips to cut. These are the two gradations (color run) packs that I used from Cherrywood… Continue reading Go Mini or Go Home a couple of helpful hints
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
I just ordered thread for my Road to California students. Looking out my window this afternoon makes me even more excited to hit the Road. Get it. Road. Hahaha! It'll be sunny and warm and brighter than NY City. Looking out my window there is snow. SNOW. Did you know that snow is a four… Continue reading Getting ready for Road to California
I'm teaching "Let Your Foot Loose be fancy Free" at Hartsdale Fabrics today. On their schedule it looks like advanced machine quilting 🙂 it'll be a play day with these ladies and I'm looking forward to it. The shop is having a sale - that includes BERNINA!! Squee. If you're in the area and want… Continue reading It’s a teaching kinda day!
It's been years since I've been to California. The last time I visited the LA area was 2001. Mere weeks before. . . . I enjoyed putting my feet in that ocean and could have spent a day or two more there, on the beach, listening to the sounds of the water. I'm looking forward… Continue reading Road to California