Monthly Archives: October 2011

One Moment | Physical Proof

My big project, a DVD produced by the folks of Interweave, was months in the making, most of the time it was tortuously un-bloggable! 😉 And although I was able to download the whole thing from Interweave a couple of weeks ago, there was something so awesome about seeing it in person:

I absolutely LOVE the picture on the DVD itself – yes indeed, this is REAL!

My moment? Getting lots of those DVDs packed up and on their way to WONDERFUL people who pre-ordered them from me, giving me courage to order a bunch from Interweave for sale in my booth and here online. 24 hours later, that big pile looks like this:

Oh my goodness gracious, awesome-sauce times TEN!

(Most of those up there have a destination as well – I’m cooking up a special birthday celebration – stay tuned!)

om [one moment] meet upalamodestuff Linda has started a weekly meetup based on taking a moment each week to really notice something as you go about your daily grind life. I need to do this. You may want to too – read more about it here:

Blogger’s Quilt Festival: Botanical Sketches Quilt

Wahoo! It’s Blogger’s Quilt Festival time! What I love most about this festival is the stories behind the quilts. I made this quilt in August, but it had been in my head for years! I’ve worked with my botanical sketch motifs for quite awhile, making smaller art quilts, pillows and my going green totes.  With… Continue Reading

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Are you ready for Blogger’s Quilt Festival?

My internet friend Amy dreamed this up a couple of years ago, it’s an online quilt show where blogger’s post a picture of a quilt and talk about the story of that quilt. I interviewed her on my blog a year and a half ago. Here is Amy’s description of it: Bloggers’ Quilt Festival is for… Continue Reading

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A Fun Day Teaching Dyeing

Well, I had such a fun day on Sunday! I gave a private dyeing lesson to Laine, a quilter who’s done some indigo dyeing before, and her friend Nina who is new to the world of fabric in general, and had never given any thought to fabric dyeing before. They arrived at my house Sunday… Continue Reading

One Moment | Like Mother, Like Son

1st: Don’t forget, my giveaway of Diane Doran’s DVD “Digital Collage for Quilt Design” ends at midnight, enter now! Last week I had a very important collaboration to complete: my younger son Logan needed some lederhosen for a family cultural presentation to his 5th grade class (my hubby’s family is not only Scottish, but there’s… Continue Reading

Dyeing to Stitch Download

First of all, a huge thanks to all who pre-ordered my workshop DVD. I’ve cut up the fabric I dyed while filming and am poised to pack it all up with lots of DVDs as soon as they arrive! Woot! My workshop also is available  from Interweave right now as a download. Continue Reading

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Art for Heaven’s Sake 2011

Well, my biggest show of the Fall is over! Phew! They start the show with a Friday night opening party, from 7-10 PM. It was SO busy, that I didn’t have very many sales, very stressful. However, I was very busy most of Saturday! I had my DVD playing on my iPad all day, it… Continue Reading