As I stood over the trash can in my sewing room this morning about to dig for "crumbs", I faced an unavoidable truth: I've hit the point of no return. When I started quilting, I bought precuts for projects and used the scraps on the back of the quilts because I wanted nothing leftover to… Continue reading Crazy Quilt Lady
Check out the video below to learn more about a charity quilt project I'm working on. If you are interested in participating, please contact me 🙂 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wOHIl146FCI
I'm becoming one of those people. You know, the ones who talk about the olden days, back when this or that was the norm. This is not to take anything away from the younger set, of which I was once a member. We do - as we should - go through different seasons in our… Continue reading Nostalgic meandering
Well guess what? When I did my interview with Leah Day and she found out my mom has been a hand quilter since 1981 - when she made her first quilt as a gift for her brother - Leah wanted to chat with my mom about her perspective on the evolution of quilting over the… Continue reading My mom is a celebrity!
I had a super fun time being interviewed by Leah Day on her Quilting Friends podcast last week, and it went public today so I wanted to share the link and the experience with you! We had a great conversation about quilting, creativity, passion and balancing things in our crafty lives. Some of it was… Continue reading Interviewed by Leah Day
As I was watching videos reviewing various brands of water-colour inks this morning I had to stop and smile. The journey that has led me to this particular moment has been interesting and if you'll bear with me, I'll share some of it with you 🙂 As I contemplated whether or not to include a… Continue reading You are what you do
When my Facebook page hit 500 likes recently, I did a video over there with some personal insights and a lot of gratitude. While the giveaway mentioned is now closed, the rest of the video does have material that might be of general interest to others who follow my quilting life, so I wanted to… Continue reading A Personal Perspective
I needed to write this post today because I was recently reminded by my own words of something that I try to pass on to others when I teach classes, and that is to think about "the process". I've written before about the importance of identifying our own personal processes in crafting and spending time… Continue reading Share the Crafting Love
After spending time getting my free motion quilting lesson format planned out and testing it on my daughter over the weekend to prepare for advertising, I looked back on a few parts of my quilting journey thus far. I found a post that I had uploaded to a personal journalling blog in 2015 and thought… Continue reading Reflections
I'm kind of excited today that another blog I follow - The Inbox Jaunt, run by a talented teacher lady named Lori Kennedy - is showing a few examples of my quilting where I used motifs that she featured in her tutorials! She asked readers to send her pictures of what we had done using… Continue reading Oh, Happy Day!