Fiberart International 2010 at MAG

| May 2, 2011

Saturday night I attended the opening party for the Fiberart International 2010 exhibit at the Memorial Art Gallery.  It was quite interesting and really inspired me to work on some art quilts.  I recommend that you all take the time to visit the museum and see this exhibit before it ends on July 3.  The [...]

Quilt Show This Weekend

| October 18, 2010

Irondequoit Quilt Club is having their biennial quilt show this weekend, 10/22 – 10/23 at the Lutheran Church of the Resurrection, 3736 St. Paul Blvd. (at the intersection of Cooper Rd.)  The times are Friday, 2 – 8 p.m., and Saturday 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.  I entered two quilts this year.  Both sampler-type quilts…not [...]

Fall Class Signup Sale

| September 6, 2010

Thursday, September 9, from 4 – 7 pm will be my fall class Open House & Sale at my home.  Stop by to sign up for any of my fall classes.  I will have samples available of my upcoming classes from all of the stores where I will be teaching this fall.  Have a snack [...]

My 6x6x2010 Entries

| July 20, 2010

Did you make it downtown to Rochester Contemporary’s 6x6x2010 in June?  There were lots of mini quilts and fiber arts pieces in the exhibit.  You can still purchase some of these small 6″ x 6″ works of art on their website for just $20 each.  I promised to post photos of my four entries.  They [...]

7th Annual Western NY Shop Hop

| June 11, 2010

This weekend is the 7th Annual Western New York Shop Hop.  It includes 9 stores in the Rochester and Buffalo area: Betty’s Quilting Etc., Ivy Thimble, Mt. Pleasant Quilting, Aurora Sewing Center-East Aurora, Aurora Sewing Center-Clarence, The Carriage Quilt Shop, Country Treasures, Marie’s Sewing Center, Seams Sew Perfect,  and Sew What.  You can pick up [...]

6 X 6 X 2010

| June 4, 2010

Saturday, June 5 from 6-10 pm,  is the Opening  Reception and Artwork Sale of the 6X6X2010  at Rochester Contemporary, 137 East Avenue.  There’s a buyer’s choice raffle for buyers #1 – 20, beginning at 7:30pm.  You can buy one of the 5000 original works of art for just $20 each with the proceed going to [...]

Quilts are Everywhere

| April 25, 2010

My broken ankle is healing fast.  Last week I went to a therapy session at Unity Physical Therapy on Kings Highway in the old ESL building across from Bishop Kearney and while I was waiting in the waiting room I noticed this beautiful quilt with life-like appliqués of various birds.  Upon closer examination I noticed [...]

Local Art Quilt Show Ends Soon

| April 21, 2010

I was at the Central Library of Rochester & Monroe County, downtown yesterday for a book review and discovered an amazing Art Quilt Show.  “The Almighty Dollar” is in the Lower Link Gallery.  That’s the underground hallway that links the old building to the new building under South Avenue.  All of the quilts are inspired [...]