Erin Schlosser has written the perfect book for someone like me, new to home dec sewing.
Phew, it’s been a while! I’ve been blogging twice a week over at Modern Quilts Unlimited, so while I have been a busy blogger, it’s not been necessarily here. Today, though, I have been asked to be part of the Scrap Quilt Designer Showcase that is being hosted by Persimmon Dreams! Scrap quilts are, for […]
It was officially announced today by Vicki Anderson, the Publisher of Modern Quilts Unlimited and Machine Quilting Unlimited, so I am free to share it here: I will be the blogger for Modern Quilts Unlimited starting in 2016! I’ve been a longtime reader of MQU, since the first issue, and I think their Machine Quilting Unlimited […]
I just did a little periscope on this, but I thought I’d put it out there in writing, too. Entering shows is a deeply personal thing, and while many of us share similar reasons for doing so (having your peers see your work, looking for validation, wanting to win a robbin, showing your support for […]
This is the end of the blog tour for Wanderlust Quilts! I hope that you’ve had a chance to acquaint yourself with the other hoppers, because all of them are passionate people who love quilts and quilters, and I admire them all so , so much! I wanted to share with you today what may have been […]
Welcome, friends! I am very proud to announce the blog hop for my book Wanderlust Quilts, which has been in the making since the first QuiltCon. When it came time to organize things for the hop, I wanted to make sure that it was fun and interesting and eclectic, and covered the wide range of influences and […]
I’ve had quite a few opportunities to sew on a variety of machines this summer, whether teaching or traveling, and I got to thinking about quilting accuracy. The usual rule of thumb* is that once you start sewing a project on one machine–especially a project you really *really* care about–then you need to stick with that […]
I am going to own the fact that I go shopping for school supplies early and often: early, because who wants to be hustling the night before the first day, scrambling for presharpened #2 pencils and boxes of crayons that don’t smell funny or have glitter sparkles in them? (yeah yeah, my little girl would […]
It’s a chronic problem: having the desire, no, the need! to make things and feeling there is never enough time. Between the kids and the business and many important but secret deadlines, I’ve really been feeling stretched thin, and the things I have been craving to make keep getting set aside. I know I’m not alone. […]
In case you missed it, my interview with Pat Sloan is in the archives and ready for listening! You can find it here, at American Patchwork and Quilting Radio or on Pat’s website here. I’d love to hear your thoughts! We talk about my quilts, quilting, and my book. happy quilting, y’all!