Creating a binder and swatching each group’s fabric unit chart is always very helpful. I try to encourage my students to do this every time they begin a new project. Most of them will take the time to do it. This is one of my binders. I try to make notes and highlight any important […]
Apologies for skipping a few weeks of construction updates. Was too busy overeating holiday goodies. I am happy to say that I have moved into the new studio space! We got most everything moved in a few days before Christmas. Really pleased with the work that the various teams did. While there is still a […]
Lots of progress over the last week or so. Most of the framing is complete. Stamped concrete patio has been tinted and sealed. Fun seeing walls going up. Dreading the break-through into the dining room – but not complaining. It will all be worth it!
The crew came out to pour concrete! There is a lot of it. The studio side of the project looks nice and level (so far). The patio side of the project looks great with the stamped pattern (Gettysburg Slate). They will come back to point the stamped design with different colors done in layers, so […]
Broke ground today on the new studio! This has been a long time in the planning. I have been using three upstairs rooms in my house, including a game room. While it has been serving me okay for a while, we decided to build on to the back of the house for a large dedicated […]
I was minding my own business in Montana – learning more with Judy Niemeyer at Quilt Camp. Then I got a text from my friend Diane Poor who informed me that my Unchartered Waters quilt, done in Tim Holtz Regions Beyond fabrics won Judge’s Choice at the Quilt Plano 2022 Show! It also got an […]
Had a fantastic week in Montana at Quiltworx. Judy Niemeyer was absolutely fantastic to learn from. Had a blast with 10 ladies at the retreat/training center. Was able to complete 1/4 of my Unchartered Waters quilt, using Tim Holtz fabrics. Will update when I am completely finished. Stay tuned for more Quiltworx updates as I […]
Believe it or not, I was able to SUBSTANTIALLY DECREASE prices on almost all of my acrylic machine quilting rulers! how is that possible in these current economic times? Even though acrylic prices have increased and shipping costs have increased, my general overhead has decreased in a significant way due to a location change. It […]