Welcome, 2019! And welcome to my new book that’s out recently, Inspired Free-motion Quilting! What a long journey it has been over the last year to bring this book to fruition. I wrote this with my co-author Bill Volckening, whose quilts form the basis for the motifs in the book. Of the hundreds of quilts in his […]
Comment number 26! Lennye S! My first quilt. Pinwheels in flannel, not the best choice. I then quilted it in the ditch. Argh! I read through every comment and had to laugh at how many I myself have experienced in my quilting journey! May the quilting force be with us all. Thanks for commenting!
It’s that time of year again! Cheryl Sleboda is once again hosting Spring Clean Your Studio 2017! I am participating this year as motivation to get my new studio in order before an Official Grand Opening (and if that isn’t a little exciting and scary, I don’t know what is!) I’ve been working in the new […]
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 […]
I can’t resist.
It’s been pedal to the metal over here, between getting designs prepped for Quilt Market next month, finishing revisions for the book, reviewing a project in a different book, submitting to magazines, and getting back into customer quilts. While some of it is still under wraps, I have a few things to share from the […]
Folks, if you’ve been wanting a Craftsy class, this is a great weekend for it, since all the classes are up tp 50% off. I’ve taken a LOT of classes with Craftsy (56! many watched, but not all), and can recommend the following as being excellent: Sewing and Quilting Kimmy Brunner’s “Machine Quilting with Templates” Debbie […]
So I’ve been working with lots and lots of fabrics lately, some bundled and some not. Some of my choices are quite close in color, and some come from different collections, but need to be eventually grouped together in a project. I like to prewash, so colors that are similar all get washed together. But, […]
Y’all. Are you going to QuiltCon? I will be there, and hopefully some of my quilts will be, too, both my own and ones I’ve quilted for others! However, did you know that if you’re a member, you get a discount for the things you sign up for? JUNE 13 is the last day to […]