quilt shop, quilting, teaching

Advanced machine quilting

Wednesday afternoons in July join me at the quilt cottage 414 Mamaroneck  Ave. Mamaroneck NY for Advanced Machine Quilting - update we have 4 students...room for 4 more.  Come and join us! (Let your Foot Loose, Be Fancy & Free). The class limit is 8 so sign up soon and join this class based on “Twilight in… Continue reading Advanced machine quilting

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Advanced Machine Quilting

Wednesday afternoons in July join me at the quilt cottage 414 Mamaroneck  Ave. Mamaroneck NY for Advanced Machine Quilting (Let your Foot Loose, Be Fancy & Free). The class limit is 8 so sign up soon and join this class based on "Twilight in the Bronx". We'll cover a variety of quilting motifs including micro stippling,… Continue reading Advanced Machine Quilting

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Congratulations to

Mary Anne and Renee who both won ribbons at this years World of Quilts hosted by the Northern Star Quilters.  Your quilts rocked!  Donna also entered a quilt - the first quilt she made and got some great comments from the judges.  Donna is a goldsmith and jeweler...oh my goodness her pieces are beautiful. Mary… Continue reading Congratulations to

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Quilting

Due to timing I'm going to have to be pictureless on this post. . . I am quite delighted to learn that I'm featured on the EQ Blog!  Some of the quilts I've been playing with and dreaming about are featured on this blog.  Thank you folks so much!  I have a winding ways quilt… Continue reading Quilting

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Good Customer Service & thread rack

When I purchased EQ6 I told Arlene from Sparkling Suzy Studio that I would post to my blog about her good customer service.  I met Arlene on facebook - loving the networking among quilters! - and when I started talking about purchasing EQ6 Arlene told me that she carried it and after a few emails… Continue reading Good Customer Service & thread rack

quilting, teaching

Inspiration part 2

I recently finished a quilt for Linda Poole.  Click HERE and scroll down just beyond where she lists her teaching schedule for AQS. I had a blast quilting this for Linda.  At Linda's site click on the photo for the enlarged view and take a peek at the all the words on the quilt.  … Continue reading Inspiration part 2

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Students

I've mentioned before that I love teaching. Teaching offers so many opportunities for problem solving and being creative in finding an approach that will work with this particular student.  In a smaller student setting I can be as individual as possible and I wonder how this approach will work in a larger setting.  It will… Continue reading Students

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When I grow up I want to be an overachiever

A while back in an email conversation ended the note with, "when I grow up I want to be an overachiever".  The gal receiving the note replied that she giggled reading this. I'm in process of making "Twilight in the Bronx" into a four week class in intermediate/advanced machine quilting.  The class will be offered… Continue reading When I grow up I want to be an overachiever

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International Quilt Festival Quilt Scene

Nancy from the quilt cottage in Mamaroneck called this afternoon letting me know that "Quilt Scene" arrived today.  When I told my sweetie we had to take the trip there to pick up a copy. *Edit* a friend pointed out that I forgot to mention that I wrote an article on machine quilting tips for… Continue reading International Quilt Festival Quilt Scene

quilting, teaching

Let Your Foot Loose – Be Fancy & Free!

Thanks Bridget for the title to the next machine quilting class that I'm developing.  The goal is to have this ready to go in a few weeks.  This will be offered at the quilt cottage in Mamaroneck as soon as I get the right order for teaching worked out and the put together a small… Continue reading Let Your Foot Loose – Be Fancy & Free!