Updating websites

I haven’t been quilting, but I’ve been very busy. Maybe you’ve noticed a difference? I’ve been spending a lot of time updating my website. Well, actually websites but more about that later. I’ve had this website since 1999, back when I had to type HTML all by hand. Briefly, everything changed to ASP files (I forgot about those!), and then all of a sudden everything was PHP, but I was … Continue reading

Gallery updated

Gallery updated

I just finished updating my gallery page so it now features Windblown and Embrace 1. Writing artist’s statements is definitely not my strength, so if you have questions about either of these pieces, or if you have ideas of what other information should be included, please feel free to let me know. … Continue reading

I’m a calendar girl on my first blogiversary

May page of Quilting Arts 2011 calendar

Today is my one year anniversary of starting my blog! I can’t believe I wrote 180 posts in that time. Today is also the first day of May, so thousands of people around the world are changing the page on their 2011 Quilting Arts calendar and seeing my “Strawberry Delight” quilt. (Unless, of course, they’re like me, and they forget to turn the page until half way through the month!) … Continue reading

Hopefully the website is back up


It’s been a long five days for AT&T and SBC Global customers. For some reason, those companies decided to “black hole” the webserver that three of my websites are on, along with more than 200 other customers. Thank you to everyone who helped to resolve this. I know Lesa talked to SBC for more than an hour last Friday. Bethany talked to AT&T several times, including 1-1/2 hours today. I … Continue reading

Almost Done

Original Red Light theme

I’m almost done. I’ve been wanting to renovate my website, give it a new look, and add a blog for nearly a year now. About two weeks ago I decided enough was enough! I found a free WordPress template I liked enough to modify, I changed the colors, and then I fiddled with the code until I figured out how to make it do what I wanted. Hopefully I’ll be … Continue reading