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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Paducah Inspiration

A couple weeks ago when I drove to Paducah, Kentucky to pick up my new Juki, I stopped by Hancock’s for some Paducah inspiration. I spent almost two hours just looking at all of the beautiful fabric.¬†What I found and brought home were pictures that have inspired me. Here are just a few that are…

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More inspiration from Penny

Barbara and I headed over to the Carnegie Center in New Albany yesterday to get more inspiration from Penny Sisto. Barbara and I try to make day trips to see her art whenever Penny shows it. This post from 2012 was from her exhibit in Corydon Indiana where Penny met with Barbara and I to…

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Quilt Shop and More

This week I took to the road and headed up an hour away to Washington Indiana to meet a friend of mine for lunch. Gail and I are part of the “Garden Girls” a group that’s been meeting monthly for lunch for years. Of the five of us, only three are still living close. Chris,…

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Road trip and quilts

We took a short trip to Nashville Indiana last week. Our plans included some hiking and shopping and of course, eating. The key word here is “included.” This picture kind of said it all!! Here is one of the shops we dropped in. We also found an olive oil bar. We visit these stores wherever…

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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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Alabama and Blueberries

As I mentioned on my last post, I was driving down south to visit my sis in Alabama. This was the first time I have driven by myself this long of a distance and to somewhere I had never been. Luann suggested I take photos of my stops on the way so here are a…

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Some inspiration from Penny

My good friend Barb and I took a day trip recently to Carnegie Center, just a two-hour drive from here, to see another one of Penny Sisto’s exhibits. I thought I’d share some inspiration from this talented artist. This year’s exhibit is called Earth-Tones and all of the quilts have been dyed with coffee. She…

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Carnegie Center Fiber Exhibit Closeup

As I mentioned in the last post about the Indigo Dyeing class at Carnegie Center for Art & History, we also visited the Louisville Area Fiber and Textile Artists Group Exhibition at the center. I took some pictures to show you and maybe inspire you today as they did me. Instead of pictures of the…

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