If you have ever seen me doing a demonstration at a Quilt Show it will most likely be of the Rapid Fire Lemoyne Star. It is my all time favorite Studio 180 Design tool! This tool makes ten different sizes, from a three inch to a twelve inch block; the design possibilities are endless: Liberty,… Continue reading Rapid Fire Lemoyne Star My Favorite Tool
My fellow Certified Instructors (CIs) and I are gearing up for a new blog hop! This one is called Tuckerize Your Quilting and we will be posting about our favorite tools starting on Monday 7/15/19. Your won't want to miss any of the CIs' posts. Here is the schedule. Monday 7/15/19: Tammy Silvers, Tamarinis tamarinis.typepad.com… Continue reading Get Ready for a New Blog Hop
"The Journey", is a quilt designed for my son-in-law when he entered medical school. It was his dream to become a doctor of medicine from the time he was a little boy. When he was accepted in the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) it was the beginning of a long awaited for… Continue reading The Journey
Look at this gorgeous fabric I got to work with this week! Deb Tucker's Twilight Chic line from Island Batik is just gorgeous! They go so well together making any project look great. You will definitely want to ask your local quilt shop for this fabric for your next project. … Continue reading Prism in Twilight Chic
Do you doodle or do you draw? How seriously do you take the need to draw to improve your quilting? Recently I took a class from Jamie Wallen who challenged us to draw three or four times a week. Jamie said that drawing for 45 minutes is like three hours of machine quilting,… Continue reading Doodling or Drawing?
My new hydraulic lift is awesome. It allows me to quilt at just the right height, whatever, that happens to be for the quilting I'm doing. With just the push of a button I can set a new height. It has helped me visually see what I am quilting. Definitely recommend. Yesterday I put on… Continue reading Refreshing the Longarm
I have been super busy this year. Donna Morrell and I vended for Studio 180 Design at three quilt shows (Port St. Lucie, the Villages, and the AQS show in Daytona), and Rick (my husband) and I vended in Panama City. Then Donna and I were off to North Caroling for CI Training with Deb… Continue reading Where am I Running to?