Hi friends! I had the best time last Thursday! First I spent part of the day with some ladies from the Material Girls quilt club teaching them to make Sgt. Stanley. Such a fun block and it has so many possibilities for the settings. Sgt. Stanley was part of a series of quilt patterns… Continue reading Working in a Series
Hi friends! Back in November while I was at Quilt Market, I had a chance to create a video with C&T Publishing! One of the quilts in my book, Smash Your Precut Stash, has a braid quilt in it and I always tell people how it has started my little obsession with braid quilts! … Continue reading Making a Video
Hi friends! Tomorrow I get on a plane to go to Quilt Market Houston 2018! Woo hoo! I will have 3 very full suitcases of quilts, patterns and demos to bring and show off. For our October Adventures in Quilting blog post, my good friend and designer extraordinaire Tammy Silvers and I decided to… Continue reading Adventures in Quilting- to market, to market, to Quilt Market we go!
Hi friends! Yesterday morning I got up early and cleaned my house for 3 hours. Nothing so remarkable in that; it is just that I have not cleaned like that in a while. Lately it has been just a little swipe here, a quick dust there… but hubby and I were leaving to go to… Continue reading More Mini Braid fun!
Hi friends! Some of the Island Batik ambassador alumni decided to do a blog hop called "Use it Up!". I love this idea! We all have leftover bits of fabric from our ambassador projects and what a great idea to use up some of those bits and pieces! So, what did I do with my… Continue reading Use it Up!
Hi friends! How are you? On the blog today I have a link to my friend Kari Schell's post. Kari is an EQ7 expert and her website is called On Point Quilter. On her site she has videos and classes about using EQ7. So if you ever thought about using EQ, or if you need… Continue reading EQ7 and the Braid Quilt
Hi friends! How are you? Last Saturday I returned home after almost 2 weeks away. I was in PA and CT helping out a family member who had surgery. We were in Pennsylvania for the surgery and then once she was cleared for travel, I drove her home to Connecticut. I was pretty worried about… Continue reading Travel in February- the risks, the perks
Hi friends! Whatcha up to?Yesterday, here in Colorado, was a great day to stay inside and quilt! We were expecting some snow, but we did not expect what we got. A blizzard! On our deck we ended up with over 20" of snow. (Hubby thinks it was closer to 24" but we don't want to exaggerate… Continue reading Snow Day!