Category Archives: 52 weeks

Looking back on 2010

Looking back on 2010

What a year it’s been! I’ve been reading some fabulously gorgeous review posts, with lots of lovely collages lately. I’m afraid that this post won’t be one of them! Why? ‘Cause I got too much stuff to do. One lesson that I continue to learn over and over is that for me, a blog post can NOT… Continue Reading

The Creative Empire

I had an amazing day today taping Quilting Arts TV. A detailed post with all the deets is coming…after I rest and absorb it all! But, I had to stop in and let you folks know what a fantastic time I had…and also to rave about “Scoutie Girl” Tara Gentile & “Crafting an MBA” Megan… Continue Reading

Kicking Down Doors

It’s Monday, and I’ve got a lot to do in the next month. So much so, that it overwhelmed me a bit this weekend, and as a result, I got less done than I thought I would, which is setting me up for a downward spiral. (Please note, some of the stress and lack of… Continue Reading

Getting to Know You

I have really been thinking about blogging lately. One of my New Year’s “Inclinations” is to communicate my art. I’ve found it incredibly useful to blog about the how, what, and why I make what I make. I am finding that the more I blog about what I do,  the more I understand why. What… Continue Reading

Proposals sent, wish me luck!

Waaaaay down at the bottom of my long term goals I wrote for myself for this year is getting published in a magazine (which is a big step towards one pie-in-the-sky goal of getting a book published – someday) . When I think about it, it’s kind of weird, the way that one definition of… Continue Reading

___ is 1% Inspiration, 99% Perspiration

The actual quote, attributed to Edison is: Genius is 1% Inspiration, 99% Perspiration This weekend I was working on a commission art quilt with a firm deadline (it’s an anniversary gift, and the anniversary is tomorrow). I had a very firm idea in my mind of what the piece would look like. The commissioner (Steve) and I… Continue Reading