Where I discuss what makes a pleasing backing, And yes, of course, Heather Ross’s fabrics please me.
I am stepping back into my own and it feels good. Artistically speaking, I have been on ‘secret hold’ for more than a year. Meaning, I have not been able to show my art, talk about it, not much of anything really. That is a difficult place to be, when you keep a blog whereContinue reading “Wow. My Quilt Top Challenge.”
This is a very rough draft document that follows the tracking of making this quilt top. More updates to follow. Please, check it out. A1PRELimS
Hook, line and sinker. I am in the thick of designing. The Quiltography app is really quite a powerful and fun tool! Meadowlark by Windham Fabrics comes to life!
I am hosting a guest post by Stephanie Forsyth, my quilt designer for Meadowlark. We are both really happy that her delicate, groovy, lush, and chic designs using Meadowlark, are going live! What follows are Stephanie’s words: Ladies and gentleman, I am in McCall’s Quilting Magazine! I still can’t quite believe it! This is theContinue reading “McCall’s Quilting Magazine and a Meadowlark Giveaway-a guest post”
Hi! I am finally back at it. I edited this video early last week and have been wanting to write up a post about it ever since. I am editing The Next Book, creating projects that are on the super top secret side, and moving into our apartment. It has been great, and also somewhatContinue reading “Gather Your Sew-plies Sew Along Part 2”
I am really happy to say that Pat Sloan and American Patchwork & Quilting did an interview of me to discuss Meadowlark and some upcoming projects. I would love for you to listen to this podcast as you are able. You can subscribe by itunes (search American Patchwork & Quilting) if you weren’t able to listen toContinue reading “American Patchwork & Quilting ((Podcast))”
(Helen is a quest contributor to the Meadowlark Blog Hop giveaway. The art piece that Helen made using trapunto features one of the 6 Common Birds in Decline seen in the Meadowlark bird print, the Greater Scaup. She will tell you about the making of the quilt below. I can tell you, Helen is aContinue reading “Confessions of an alleged quilter”
Before Market, Windham Fabrics sent me two yards of each fabric in my line, Meadowlark. They asked if I might have a sewing bee in order to make samples. I agreed and after a call to Dale and Cathy, set up two consecutive Tuesdays at The City Quilter. Then I contacted the two guilds I amContinue reading “Jacqui Holmes Calhoun on Meadowlark”
The small quilt sandwich seen above is an accomplishment of conversational prints! It is a pun, do you get it? Armchair Birder. Total geeky cackle over here, this is great birding humor! 🙂 I got into textile design because I fell in love with conversational prints. So, I particularly like this combination of fabrics. ButContinue reading “for the birds”