Please allow me to begin this day either on Saturday late afternoon or Sunday evening, not quite sure which. This must have happened Saturday when I came home. And begin one more time that the yellow orb currently shining brightly in the sky must be the sun? Not quite sure as this bright shiny sky… Continue reading How to Have a Productive Quilt Day Part – good question
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?
Oh Good Morning Friends. I have a coffee story for you, but first it's a Quilt & Tell Podcast kind of day. The other day Tracy posted this https://www.instagram.com/p/COQiktznees/ on her Instagram page, and includes an email address to let Golden Peak Media know in part what we love about Quilt & Tell but also… Continue reading A Coffee Story
Y'all know Marcia Derse is one of my favorite fabric desingers. While attending Virtual Quilt Market a few weeks ago I popped into the Windham Booth to see what was new. I am still delighted to learn that Stephanie Prescott is now with Windham! I'm looking forward to Fall Market and hopefully Stephanie will have… Continue reading More from Virtual Quilt Market
The clatter of the metal tray on the floor indicated the loss of bacon. The bacon prepared for BLT sandwiches fell on the floor. I just stood there and stared at the bacon. On the floor. Bacon grease splattered a good three feet away from the pan, bacon, in that delightfully crisp state, crumbled. Bacon.… Continue reading Wherein the Bacon Falls on the Floor
You might remember, or not, that I spent most of my growing up years in Maine where we have a local caffeinated, carbonated beverage. You might be surprised to learn that I have never had this particular non-adult beverage that I in anyway recall. Then there's the totally awesome definition of Moxie: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iWoHiCvC26Y From chatting… Continue reading Some News!
Before digging into the main point of this blog post I want to share two things: First: in my last post there is a photo of one of the Handi Quilter Education team who seems to not have their face covered. Kitty Wilkin has hearing loss, reads lips, and due to our current collective life… Continue reading Taking Another Look
Just before I married my Sweetie, who was working in a rectory at the time with a couple of Priests and a Seminarian, we were around the kitchen table in between things and were having a conversation about something, and the Pastor said to us while shaking his head at my exuberant & joy filled… Continue reading Color, Thread & Free-Motion Quilting – Round Up
Friday afternoon I had a brief chat with Shelly Heesacker, the Producer of The Quilt Show. In the course of the conversation I told her one of my, ahem bar stories, featuring Jennifer Sampou. And before you ask no I'm not a bar hanger outer, they can be really fun people watching though. As you… Continue reading Blog Tour: Color, Thread & Free-Motion Quilting – Teresa Coates
Would you like the really cool news first? you might have guessed by now In late August I'm going to tape for The Quilt Show. I joined January 1, 2007 right as I was beginning down this path to here in this moment. It is on TQS that I met Keith Dommer beginning mutually informative… Continue reading Book Tour/Blog Hop my Stop and some really cool news