quilt desgin, quilting, Robert Kaufman fabrics, Superior Threads

Playing with Silk

I've been purchasing Superiors silk thread on & off for months.  As they were going through the process of announcing the thread coming out I was incredibly excited.  I've quilted with silk from two other companies and love the effect of the silk, loved how it quilted and quite frankly I love the look of… Continue reading Playing with Silk

quilt desgin, quilting, Robert Kaufman fabrics, Superior Threads, teaching

A Quilting Consult

I really enjoy helping friends & students figure out how to quilt their quilts.  When I teach the last 1/2 hour to 45 minutes is dedicated to having a discussion with the class with whomever brings in their quilts.   This is an open discussion - the quilter shares the background and purpose of the… Continue reading A Quilting Consult

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An Idea is Developing!

An idea is developing for this quilt and I'm really excited about it. The idea is similar to "Twilight in the Bronx" and "Moon Over Manhattan" with a little bit of a fun angle. I'm going to draft it out on paper and practice with some silk thread that I have from a couple of… Continue reading An Idea is Developing!

quilting, Superior Threads

Superior Kimono Silk

Here's a sneak peak of the Superior Kimono Silk I purchased for my next quilt. I've figured out that this will be the 3rd piece in the "Twilight in the Bronx" series.  I have some ideas floating around in my head that will eventually be worked out on this quilt. The blue seen in the… Continue reading Superior Kimono Silk