Monthly Archives: September 2011

One Moment | Hard Work Paying Off

One Moment | Hard Work Paying Off

We have been anxiously running to the mailbox this week. Liam auditioned for the Claremont Young Musician’s Orchestra last week, and acceptance letters were supposed to be sent this week. Liam was in the preparatory orchestra last year, here’s a picture from their Winter Concert: The CYMO is quite a select group – it takes… Continue Reading

September Goals Check In

September Goals Check In

Here’s a quick check in on my to do list! September Goals Botanical Sketch Pillow pattern for QATV September 6 100% Create Irvine Proposals Sept 20 0% Set of Buckets for Harp playing Mary Sept 30 100% AFC postcards October 1 95% AFC Banner October 1 30% Dye Dye DYE October 13 90% Package up… Continue Reading

Winner of the Quilting Arts Gifts Giveaway!

Winner of the Quilting Arts Gifts Giveaway!

Wow! What fun it was to read all you’re planning to make for the holidays! I know it seems a little early, but giving away a copy of Quilting Arts Gifts, I couldn’t resist asking! Without further ado, the winner is:   And that is….GINA! Gina is a blogger who blogs about both dyeing and clay here… Continue Reading

Poll | Convertible Totes

Poll | Convertible Totes

As I begin the run up to Fall shows, I would love to make some of the convertible totes that I worked up the prototype for this summer. Although I haven’t worked with commercially printed fabric for years, Daisy Janie’s new Shades of Grey fabric was just the perfect foil for my hand-dyed jewel tones:… Continue Reading

One Moment | Connections

One Moment | Connections

Social media – although it can be distraction, it keeps me company up in my studio, and has provided me so many great connections. Befriending Susan Brubaker Knapp and Judy Coates Perez on Facebook this year led to me having an unexpected welcome in Cleveland for the QATV tapings. This made such a difference in my… Continue Reading