PLAID!

My quilt group meets every month.  Usually its sewing, chatting, idea sharing through books, magazines, talking, drinking coffee, a little snack maybe…but twice a year there is the challenge reveal.  We reveal the results of the twice yearly challenge, discuss the challenge coming up, and have lunch.  One challenge is in December, one in June…and […]

Making

There is a week between delivering my work to the Minthorne Gallery at George Fox University in Newberg, Oregon, and my actually seeing the exhibit up on the walls.  A week for the curator, Sarah Cuevas,  to arrange, decide, place.  I’ll see the exhibit (“Little Me”) in place next Monday when the curtain goes up […]

Quilt Day

For some years the first Tuesday of the month has meant gathering at one house or another with a group of women I’ve come to know pretty well.  We are very different from one another in many ways but we are all daughters, most of us are mothers, some of us are grandmothers, some are […]

Folding

Yesterday at quilt group at Kate’s… Bunny told us she was folding all her fabric after watching Marie Kondo (“Spark of Joy”…? “Tidying Up”?) and she was amazed at how useful the bins of fabric are when the fabric is folded and visible.  After a year of sewing with inadequate space for  sewing or making, […]

Spring Quilt Season

I was looking at the quilts I’ve been working on since January and they look a bit, well… bland..             so I think I need to get some color into the spring work…red and white maybe? orange? Pink? or maybe revisit the nine-patches from our fall vacation? and then which rescue to go for next, once […]