or two. It's not easy having a quilterly mind. I see quilts, quilting motifs everywhere! Oh my goodness! I see how to fill blank spaces in with feathers, swirls, mazes, greek keys, straight lines, curved lines. And in my teacherly mind I can often see how to share it with my students. Bridges, facades, old… Continue reading A Quilterly Thought
As I mentioned the other day I'm going to share how I come up with the quilting motifs for a quilt. I'm going to start with Twilight in the Bronx which is entirely my own, move on to Tilde, Feather Zone and @play. Each of these quilt are very different and each has its own… Continue reading How I choose quilting motifs part 1
I have a confession to make: I’m having a love affair with whole cloth quilts. This passion snuck up on me, quietly whispering, “let’s see what you can do with this cloth”, “what would these threads look like on Radiance”, “did you see that thread?” Wide open spaces get me all giddy thinking about the… Continue reading Sing Your Quilterly Song in a whole cloth quilt!
Is the New York Botanical Garden. My sweetie, a good friend and I spent 3 hours walking around, checking out the cherry blossoms and other blooming flowers. I was in part on a quest to take a beautiful, inspiring photo for one of my mini groups. I may go back one day next week on… Continue reading One of my favorite places in the City
See this cover? <---- this one right here? I have an article in this magazine on quilting Faux Suede. I started quilting faux suede several years ago because it's pretty (I have a love of solid color fabrics), durable and at the time I needed a new pocket book as the one I'd been carrying… Continue reading Quilting Arts April May Issue
I get to teach 4 classes over 3 days at the New England Quilt Festival in Manchester New Hampshire April 10 - 13. Here's the link to my faculty page. April 11 morning - Let Your Foot Loose, Be Fancy & Free is all about learning machine stitching motifs that can be used on quilts.… Continue reading New England Quilt Festival