A sultry summer day in the City with quilting friends leads to sharing stories over coffee and cookies. The how of being where we are as quilting teachers is often humorous. The image on the left holds within it's stitches the beginnings. My Sweetie's Quilt took a wee bit longer to make than intended. It… Continue reading On Becoming a Machine Quilter
A wee bit ago I started quilting a yard of fabric with the full intention of binding it and giving it to friends for display in their booth. Yeah well life sometimes gets in the way. Best laid plans. Hand baskets et al. Finished Quilting: Saturday afternoon. Started Cutting: Sunday morning. Started thinking and thinking… Continue reading It’ll be a backpack!
Yesterday Tracy and I did something we haven't been able to do in a long while, facebook live for Generation Q Magazine. Due to a technical snafu we ended up doing two: Tracy Teri In the comments are links to each one of the products we mention. Lisa Archer is having a Berry Sweet Embroidery… Continue reading Round Up
Well Happy Blog-versary to me! I'm thrilled to have brought my blog over to WordPress. This was a good move for me as this platform offers enough flexibility and room for growth, allowing me to change this into a website, and eventually I hope to be able to do some e-commerce down the road. In… Continue reading Ten Year Blog Anniversary
I like color. A lot. I like how color plays. I like how color sings. I like how color behaves, misbehaves, swirls, whirls, blends, hides, shows off and generally is itself. Joen Wolfrom appeared on Simply Quilts some long time ago, talking about color. She talked about the 3-in-1 color tool, how it's used in… Continue reading Color Wheel
Over the last few days I've been working on the handout for Brain Dump: Stitch the Scary Stuff in Your Brain or The Impractical Color Wheel. One more review and I'm ready to go to print with it. There are options for designing your color wheel from a simple series of circles to a graduated squares.… Continue reading Brain Dump: Stitch the Scary Stuff in Your Brain
Have you ever had that moment when you're reading something, but misread it? Scrolling through facebook this morning I misread an ad that said, "Create Your Gifts" as "Celebrate Your Gifts". Creating your gifts, the things you give to others in celebration of the person whether it's a birthday, anniversary, or Kermit the Frog day… Continue reading Celebrate Your Gifts