QuiltCon 2015–Where to See the Show

Hello everyone, Well, I’m back from Austin (with a slight QuiltCon cold…smile….) and starting to reflect on my QuiltCon Experience.  I attended the entire conference, starting out as a volunteer to help hang the show.  My job was on the team that was putting the signs on the quilts, which gave me my first chance [ …Continue Reading ]

QuiltCon Region 4 Attendees!

QuiltCon Region 4 Attendees!

Hello Everyone in Region 4 at QuiltCon!! Well, I’m almost packed (and my housesitter has arrived). Yes, this is my first QuiltCon so I’m hoping to learn all the secrets.  And, I can’t wait to see the Show! I’m hoping that you will find me to get a pin, say hello, trade stories, rest our [ …Continue Reading ]

Winner can buy what you want with your gift card!!

2015 Pantone Marsala Challenge

I signed up for this challenge because….well….it will be a challenge! Here’s my fabric pull for the challenge.  I’m going to design a quilt for this one.  Time to fire up EQ7 and Play……  

Brother machine walmart

Why Buy an Inexpensive Sewing Machine?

Hi Everyone, When I go to a workshop as a teacher or participant, I sometimes have to bring along my sewing machine.  My main machines area bit heavy for lugging around…even with a nice rolling case.  After all,  you do have to lift it in and out of your car, up onto the workshop table, [ …Continue Reading ]

Sleeves pile

Modern Patriotic Quilts on Display

Today and tomorrow I will be sewing on sleeves for several of my modern patriotic quilts that will be on display at the Treasure Coast Modern Quilt Guild  retreat–QuiltBeach , January 31-February 1, 2015.  Victoria Findlay Wolfe and Luke Haynes will be the featured artists. This event will be the first ‘formal’ showing of some [ …Continue Reading ]

Charity sale buys Jan 2015

Quilt Fabric Stash Building–for a Good Cause

The Sarasota Modern Quilt Guild was the recipient of a very generous gift recently.  The family of a deceased quilter contacted one of our members and offered the entire stash to us.  This turned out to be 20 large plastic bins of very good quality fabric and related notions.  But…it was mostly fabric!  Two of [ …Continue Reading ]

updated dates 1-18-15

QuiltCon 2016 and Beyond: It’s ANNUAL!!

This is wonderful news!  Now, QuiltCon will be an annual event and it will be held in different cities.  If you’re not a member of MQG, this is one more reason to join up today! (These are the corrected dates.)

I used low volume in this quilt for our house but many other prints just sat in a bin!

Fast Modern Quilt Project Update

Hi Everyone, I decided that I wanted to make a modern quilt for my home while sitting around during  Thanksgiving week.  And, I decided to make it FAST!!  No designing in EQ7–just a simple approach using rail fence blocks and large blocks made from 10 inch layer cakes. Well my fast project went well….but not [ …Continue Reading ]