Had a great few days in Williamsport, PA reuniting with the inaugural group of Certified http;//www.studio180design.net instructors and the Tucker team. What a great group! I can not say enough positive things about this group of instructors, Any one of them would be an asset to you shop for classes, or to your Guild meetings for lectures… Continue reading Certified Studio 180 Instructors Reunion
I couldn’t wait to make “Signs of Autumn” Table Runner made with www.studio180design.net Wing Clipper I and Corner Beam tools. I loved the fabrics, the colors were just falling out of my stash. There were the blues, the oranges, the purples… I found the border at after I made the center, and it was perfect incorporating all… Continue reading Signs of Autumn
What to quilt and what thread do I use? Looking over my newest quilt “Crowning Around,” I saw great open areas for quilting some feathers. Quilting feathers is probably my favorite quilting design so not a hard decision there. I copied my quilt pattern onto some freezer paper which I covered with plexiglass and using… Continue reading What To Quilt and What Threads Do I Use?
The first quilter I knew was my grandmother. She and my grandfather had lake cottages in Northern Wisconsin. The antique brass and wooden beds were covered with my grandmother’s quilts. I spent every summer there swimming and fishing in the lake, warming by a fire, eating my grandmother’s wonderful German food, and snuggling down… Continue reading Quilt Beginnings