Books On Fabric Design

Books on Fabric Design

Lizzy House wrote a book on fabric design and it is lovely. It is a gloriously gorgeous book. And I’m not just saying that because one of my quilts is in there.  :) This one, thanks for asking: It’s in…

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That Old Fabric Meme

That Old Fabric Meme

Today, I got a little message in my formspring inbox that reads in part “I saw on you blog that you live in Michigan. Are there any fabric/quilt shops with contemporary fabrics here? If so, where?” I love questions!  Feel…

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Buttons And Badges

Buttons and Badges

A while back, I started the Fresh Modern Quilts group on flickr; once it was quite wee and now is a busy bustling place of quiltastic sharing and love. (I get the most excited and amazing emails from people after…

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Quilting Is Good For You

Quilting is Good for You

I know I'm not alone in enjoying the company of TV or DVDs when I quilt. Lately my favorites have been the first seasons of Ugly Betty (so sweet!) Veronica Mars (so sassy!) and the BBC miniseries Little Dorrit (ah,…

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I Crack Me Up.

I crack me up.

Yesterday, about halfway through the day, I realized that I my outfit coordinated exactly with this baby quilt I made a while back: I made this quilt last summer as part of Old Red Barn Co's quilt along.  The turquoise…

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craft hope for Haiti

Did you know that in the wake of natural disasters, the best help comes from organizations like Unicef and Doctors without Borders? Studies show that they are many times more effective than the military in helping in these situations. So,…

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Achoo!

Achoo!

Yesterday,some fat eighths of Anna Maria Horner's new fabric line "Little Folks" arrived in my mailbox.  I had won them from Pink Chalk Studio...what a lovely treat! Since these fabrics are in colors I'm not likely to use in a…

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Books On A Shelf

Books on a Shelf

I don’t think of working on multiple quilts at the same time as having “balls in the air.”  Because it is not a pressure situation for me, I’m not juggling them, I’m just enjoying them.  No, it is more like…

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