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 […]
Modern Quilts, Traditional Shows: My Interview with Scott Murkin, Part 2
This is Part 2 of my interview with Scott Murkin. In Part 1, Scott talked about his own background as a quilter and Certified Judge by the National Quilting Association, and the judging process for shows. The rest of his interview is below, and touches on modern quilts in traditional shows: Now that the categories have […]
Wanderlust Quilts, my book, is on Amazon!
My friend Casey, of Casey York Design sent me a note today asking if I had seen that my book is available for preorder on Amazon. The release date is early September, 2015, just in time for Fall Market! I had not. But here’s a picture of it! Two of the quilts from the book were accepted […]
Working on “Share Your Handcrafted”
Over on her blog, Alison Glass posted about “Share your Handcrafted“, where in the days leading up to QuiltCon, people can work on and share projects made with her fabric line Handcrafted. I usually don’t have time for challenges, but this time around, I had some projects that I wanted to do with her fabric […]
Why Quilts Matter will be at QuiltCon!
The more I learn about my craft, the more it becomes obvious to me that knowing quilt history is crucial. In addition to the story the maker has when they put it together the first time, I also believe every quilt has a life and story of their own once they are “released into the wild”. […]