Paducah Quilt Week

Last week, I took off a couple days and drove down to the Paducah Quilt Week. In addition to looking at all of the beautiful quilts and talking to vendors, I took two classes from Susie Monday. Before I show you some of my favorites of the quilts, I wanted to tell you about my…

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Berea Art Getaway

Last weekend hubby and I took off a few days and drove down to Berea, Kentucky to take some classes at their annual Festival of Learnshops. Oh what fun! Here are the projects I made while there. This was also the weekend for the annual craft festival. Here is Dave standing by one of the…

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Painting canvas class

There is nothing like a new online class to inspire me. I just completed “Paint & Stitch: Vibrant Acrylic Quilts” on Iquilt.com. This painting canvas class is taught by the talented Katie Pasquini Masopust. I learned a couple new things, and I feel this class really stretched me. I’ve painted on canvas, but never took…

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More fun silk scarf dyeing classes

Yesterday I taught two of my Easy and Fun Silk Scarf Dyeing classes at Scattered Art in Newburgh. Since Dolly’s (Scattered Art’s owner) space is now limited, the maximum of students we can accommodate is eight. However, that didn’t limit our fun! I’ve gotten a lot of great comments about these classes, but never the…

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Easy and Fun Silk Dyeing Classes

Don’t forget you have until Friday to get in on my giveaway of one of the Quilting Arts issues with my ice dyeing article in it. Just head on over to this post, and comment. I’m excited about teaching a couple classes locally. I usually spend most of my dyeing time with fiber reactive dyes,…

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DVD Review: Art Techniques for Quilt Design

When I saw this DVD, I just had to review it. I thought you might like to know more about it. Here is part of the description from Interweave/F+W: Join innovative artist, designer, and quilter Carrie Bloomston for Art Techniques for Quilt Design, a Quilting Arts Workshop™ video that will help all artists find their…

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Sewing Bags and More

Before I get to the bags, I’ve been doing a lot of gardening. Harvesting blueberries every day is a such a meditative time for me. If I get up early enough, the dogs in the area are still asleep and it’s so quiet. Dave caught me out there harvesting the other day. I wear white…

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Indigo Dyeing Session at East

This past Wednesday Teresa at East Branch Library held an Indigo dyeing class. Teresa had gone with me to an indigo dyeing class at the Carnegie Center last September and like me, fell in love with Indigo. She scheduled this class and we’ve all been eagerly waiting for the day to come. We’ve had so…

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Sunday Roundup: November 17

First I wanted to thank everyone who entered my 4th year blog anniversary giveaway last week. I appreciate all of your kind words about the blog. I felt so much love! Congrats to Bev, Jaime, Mary and Mary. I’ll be mailing those giveaways this week. Thanks again everyone for helping me celebrate! Just a few…

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