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?
My husband is putting a hydraulic lift on my quilting machine for which I am one thankful lady. So while my machine is tied up I decided to go ahead and quilt my one and only "mini" I made. I used Studio 180 Design's Love Link Pattern and the Wing Clipper tool to make 1/2" x… Continue reading Love Links and Polka Dots a Good Combination
So when do you start a new project? I have six quilts in the wings waiting to be quilted, and at least ten partially pieced quilts needing finishing. I promised myself I was going to catch up, but all it took was a poke from a student " Are you going to teach "Lemoyne Trails?"… Continue reading More Fabric Please
Old Man River QuiltfestI am excited to be teaching several Studio 180 Design classes at Old Man River Quiltfest in Vicksburg, Mississippi this month. Be sure to check out the link and come take some classes if you will be in the area or just want to add another adventure to your quilting journey.