Two fat envelopes!

posted in: Captivated, Sheer Whim, Quilt shows | 6

My mailbox revealed two fat envelopes today! Both “Captivated” and “Sheer Whim” have been selected as finalists and will be exhibited at the 2010 International Quilt Festival in Houston, Texas. I’ve been entering this show nearly every year since 1998. … Continued

Pieceful Stitchers Workshop

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Today I taught a workshop for Pieceful Stitchers. Here are a few quick photos of a few of the portraits that were begun. Each workshop we make new discoveries. Today one student discovered that a stiletto is very useful for … Continued

Workshop Preparation

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I spent today preparing for the “Making Faces” workshop I will be teaching this Saturday. It’s always exciting when I’m getting things ready. I really enjoy problem-solving processes, and I love to organize things, so thinking through everything that will … Continued


posted in: Other projects | 0

Quilting has temporarily put on the back burner so I can do a few other projects. Today my daughter came over so we could put up a bit of wallpaper in one of the Sunday school rooms at church. This … Continued

Blue picnic tables

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I’m working on checking things off my “to do” list. One of them was to put wood putty in the cracks on our two picnic tables, and then to put on a couple more coats of blue paint. So, instead … Continued

Family visit

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I haven’t posted for a while because I’ve been enjoying a visit from my dad, my brother and his wife. We had a nice time talking, and we also went to the Air Force Museum, a few parks, some antique … Continued

May 2011 Calendar Girl!

posted in: Strawberry Delight | 0

Woohoo!!! Today Pokey Bolton talked about my quilt, “Strawberry Delight,” on her Quilting Arts blog. Her blog is unveiling the new 2011 Quilting Arts calendar which is now available for pre-order through Interweave. A lot of exciting quilts are going … Continued

2010 NQA show

posted in: Awards, Captivated, Quilt shows | 1

Today my mom and I had the opportunity to see the NQA (National Quilting Association) show in Columbus, Ohio. My dear hubby played chauffer, so we were pampered with door-to-door service. The show was really nice; very well laid out, … Continued