Studio Snapshots | An Improv Sampler Quilt

Studio Snapshots | An Improv Sampler Quilt

I’ve been working on an idea for a new class/club I’d like to offer: an improvisational piecing class where each month we work on a different kind of improvisational piecing. If people really liked a particular technique they could make a small (like a table runner or baby quilt) or larger top using that technique,… Continue Reading

Liam’s Junior Recital

Liam’s Junior Recital

After a whirlwind trip that started/ended in not getting to bed until after 2 AM in both directions, I’m back and sort of recovered from Liam’s Junior Recital at the Blair School of Music, Vanderbilt University in Nashville, TN! He sounded great, and he was so self confident and sure of himself that I really… Continue Reading

March Goals Check-in

March Goals Check-in

Leaving town for a few days takes so much work!!!! I had to get a ton of grading done, and work ahead on assignments etc. so that I can not think about school while I’m in Nashville for Liam’s Junior Recital! I also needed to have the next FMQ Club pattern printed and ready to… Continue Reading

Fun Times in Seattle!

Fun Times in Seattle!

Last week Logan and I spent 5 days in the Pacific Northwest looking at 3 colleges. 2 were busts, so I won’t mention them, but the one school that has been his favorite since we discovered it last Fall is Cornish College of the Arts, and it was just as awesome and perfect for him… Continue Reading

Meetup | March Goals

Meetup | March Goals

My Spring Break went by in a FLASH! Logan and I spent several days in the Pacific Northwest looking at colleges, and then once I returned I had to help hubby throw a dinner party for Gene Pokorny (tuba player for the Chicago Symphony) as he was premiering a concerto written for him by Lalo… Continue Reading

February Goals Check-in

February Goals Check-in

Well, this short month is quickly passing us by! I heaved a big sigh of relief after I got the taxes done last weekend, PHEW! I also dyed some white cotton twill (that had previously been the closet curtains in my studio) to use a pillow backs for the new pillows I need in my… Continue Reading