Thanks to the Cornerstone Quilt Guild

Yesterday, I had the wonderful opportunity to present my “Quilts in U.S. History” lecture to the Cornerstone Quilt Guild in Charlton, Mass. Not only did I see some stunning quilts during Show and Tell but one guild member also brought a top from 1876 from her collection to share. I mentioned a few things during […]

Thanks to the Quinobequin Quilters

Last night, I had the wonderful opportunity to deliver my “Quilts in U.S. History” lecture to the Quinobequin Quilters in Needham, MA.  The guild members asked some great questions and there were a few that I wasn’t able to fully answer in the moment that I wanted to follow up on: What led to the […]

This time next week…

This time next week, I’ll be on my way to the New England Quilt Museum in Lowell, MA for their annual Meet the Teachers day. It’s a day for local quilt teachers to promote their lectures and workshops and for guild programming chairs to learn about the teachers located nearby.  I’ve been busily finishing a […]

Design Wall – Extreme Piecing

This week I am working on a table runner that will be a sample for a class that I am developing called “Extreme Piecing.”  The class will cover creating templates that allow you to then piece anything you can draw, even if it’s complicated. (I almost said, “no matter how complicated”  but you all might […]

#TBT – Journal Quilt Week 22

Week 22 of my journal quilting project in 2011 was a fun one for me. I’d long had on my list to attend a Quilt Restoration Workshop with Nancy Kirk and I was finally on my way there.  I flew to Omaha, Nebraska where the workshop was held and when I went to pick up […]