I'm still delighted to see Color, Thread & Free-Motion Quilting out there in the Quilting World and here's the latest place two friends shared with me: Visit Connecting Threads - this is a direct link to the book. A Visit to the International Quilt Museum After picking me up Lori offered a couple of options… Continue reading A bit of a surprise and the International Quilt Museum
Before getting into todays post please pray for the repose of the soul of Joan Hawley: to say this is a stunning and heart breaking loss is an understatement. My prayers and condolences for Joan's family and the quilting community. And now please allow me to share two Quilted Features Interviews with you. First up… Continue reading More to the Story
https://www.instagram.com/p/CVdT-fLr4kR/ Life is good. I am short. This is awesome sauce. Right before this moment I was kind of goofy dancing in that middle aisle between my students. This will most likely be the only picture not because I have no desire to take pictures of my students and their work but because my students… Continue reading Live From Houston!
For years I'd attend quilt shows and like a magnet was drawn to this one booth, dripping with color, and full of gorgeous fabric, with a tiki hut - SewBatik. I'd chat with the owners Bruce or Diane when they weren't busy. When I was teaching I'd have dinner with them or help them with… Continue reading Quilted Features: SewBatik Diane Magidson
Not really. Kind of but ya know, I was. Linda Hahn messaged me a couple of weeks ago to be interviewed on It's Sew Road as one of the first teachers interviewed for Road to California in person in January, 2022. I had a great time talking with Matt & Linda, showed a few samples… Continue reading I was a Little, Shall we Say, Nervous?
A couple of months ago Michele Muska of Oliso Fame introduced me to the effervescent Brandy Maslowski the Quilter on Fire. This name is representative of her work as a quilter and as a firefighter. And her work, WOW. Our conversation was thoughtful and fun. I am looking forward to sharing the interview with you… Continue reading Did you know
It's been a week and it's Wednesday, and had to check that by hovering the cursor over the time on the laptop. Last week I dropped something off with a friend here locally as I left her house on my next errand a small rock kicked up and hit the windshield causing a star right… Continue reading Okay, so here’s what Happened and Then
Before diving into the Craft Napa experience I want to share a couple of things. Last week I purchased a coloring book with positive, affirming sayings for myself and a friend. We might have needed the affirmation, though I'm not entirely sure. This morning is the first opportunity I've had to dig into one of… Continue reading Craft Napa Postlude
A Guest post from Elizabeth Rosenberg, the Quilt Whisperer. Elizabeth attended Threads of Success at Quilt Market in October. Thank you Elizabeth for taking the time to write, and share your experience of this Inaugural Threads of Success. Note: all photos courtesy Elizabeth, used with permission Quilts, Inc Press Release I first became aware of… Continue reading Threads of Success: Impressions of an Attendee
Last night for a period of time our internet service was out. Our service provider was not the only one effected by whatever happened. Oddly enough my mobile carrier was effected however I had service, which allowed me to get online and do some checking around. We do have the digital antenna so watching the… Continue reading Weekend Miscellany