- Status Update: Indie Modern Quilters Stretch Their Wings—Maybe You’d Like to As Well?
- He’s Here, He’s Here (Again): It’s Christmas in July at SHWS!
- See How a Quilt Design Evolves–The Many Faces of “Heartstrings” + Giveaway
- Take a Break Tuesday!
- Wool Blossom Pillow – Taking a Side Trip with Wool Applique & an Accent Pillow
Monthly Archives: January 2012
When I examine my fabric stash, it amazes me to see how many neutrals I’ve accumulated. For someone who’s usually drawn to and inspired by bright colors, it’s odd that neutrals take up more than their fair share of space, … Continue reading
One of the most appealing and satisfying aspects of quilting is that no matter how long you’ve been engaged, there is always something new to learn, as long as you remain open to the possibilities. Gwen Marston is a well-recognized–and beloved–figure in the … Continue reading
Welcome to Part Two of our Color Journey using the helpful 3-in-1 Color Tool by Joen Wolfrom. If you are just joining us, you might want to take a minute to catch up with Part One , where I introduce … Continue reading
It’s probably not a shocker that someone who confesses to an obsession with rosy colors, as I did in my last post, might be pretty hot on Valentine’s Day as well. What with pink and red heart-bedecked cards, chocolates, and … Continue reading
It’s the start of a new year and what could be more stimulating than a brand new block of the month project! Each month, for the next nine months (yes – we’re giving birth to it), we’ll introduce a new … Continue reading
So far, I’ve been diligent in following my resolution to spend at least 30 minutes a day doing something creative…in fact, most days, I’ve spent much more than that. You know how it is: it’s all about getting started. Once you’re … Continue reading
Don’t you just love little surprises, especially when they tell you that someone special is thinking about you? Last spring, my talented friend Anita Grossman Solomon and I spent an afternoon visiting the Monterey Bay Aquarium. We both especially enjoyed viewing … Continue reading
I hope you know I’m not working on my Christmas cards this week so I can write my new post. Yes, it’s 2012, and I’ve not done my cards yet. I’ve resigned myself to writing “Almost New Year’s” cards instead. … Continue reading
Can money buy happiness? Absolutely! While browsing in one of my favorite local quilt shops, I bought Happiness, a new fabric line from Free Spirit. When I first spotted the bolts they were stacked on the cutting table – they hadn’t even … Continue reading