Special Sip ‘n Shop, Wednesday, May 24, 5 – 7 p.m.

| May 22, 2017

Stop by the studio for this month’s Sip ‘n Shop on Wednesday, May 24, from 5 – 7 p.m. and get a free paraffin hand dip to moisturize those dry winter hands. Enjoy a glass of bubbly and check out all of the new Westminster fabrics that just came in. Lots of new Tula Pink [...]

Massive Yarn Mural in Rochester

| May 15, 2017

Have you seen the massive yarn mural in Rochester’s Susan B. Anthony Preservation District at the corner of West Main Street and Canal Street? According to a Democrat and Chronicle article, the bright pink crochet mural consists of 351 two-foot-by-two foot blocks and measures 26′ x 54′. It consists of 150 pounds of yarn. My [...]

Fun at Annual Get-Away

| May 14, 2017

We just returned from our annual Get-Away Weekend, this year at Beaver Hollow for the first time. And what a fun weekend it was. We spent the weekend quilting and doing various other crafts in a lovely wooded setting known as Beaver Hollow Retreat Center. It’s located in western New York in Java Center, just [...]

Fall Classes & What I Did On My Summer Vacation

| August 29, 2016

Wow! Did this summer go by fast!! It seems to go by faster every year. And with Jazz Fest being so much later now, extending into July, it doesn’t even feel like it starts till after the 4th of July. Both my husband and I have lost our dads over the past twelve years, but [...]

Sip ‘n Shop Happy Hours

| April 26, 2016

Starting in May, the studio will be open every month on the 4th Wednesday from 5 – 7 p.m. for a monthly Sip ‘n Shop Happy Hour. Stop by on your way home from work or take a break at the end of your busy day and stop by my studio for a glass of [...]

June First Friday, June 5

| June 5, 2015

It’s tiki time at Quilting with Margaret, studio #307, the Hungerford tonight from 6 – 9 p.m. Stop by for some tiki appetizers and sparkling fruit punch, Hawaiian shirts optional, and check out my latest creation, microwave bowl cozies. The perfect cozy for your microwave bowls of all sizes. No more burnt hands or fumbling [...]

First Friday, April 3, 6 – 9 p.m.

| March 31, 2015

First Friday is coming up again this weekend. And I have a special guest, Dan Eaton. Dan will be playing solo acoustic guitar in my studio from 6 – 9 p.m. this Friday, April 3. Dan Eaton can make you a grilled-cheese sandwich in three minutes as a TV chef on Time Warner cable, or he [...]

6×6 Art Quilt Party

| March 27, 2015

Join us Saturday, March 28 from 1 – 4 p.m. at Studio #307, the Hungerford for a 6×6 Art Quilt Party. We’ll be making some more 6″ x 6″ art quilts to donate to the Rochester Contemporary Art Center’s annual fundraiser. I will have sewing machines, irons, cutting stations, fabrics and embellishments available, but feel [...]

Paraffin Quilt Party

| March 18, 2015

What a relaxing and fun time we had at the 2015 Get-Away Weekend.  One of the fun extras was the paraffin hand treatment that was available to everyone.  If you’ve never been to a spa and had a paraffin treatment, here’s your chance to try it out.  It’s like a glove of warm paraffin which [...]

Snowbound at Bristol Harbour

| March 16, 2015

Well! What a fun weekend we had at Bristol Harbour this year. It may have been a month earlier, but that only made this relaxing weekend even more fun. There was lots more snow than ever before, but we all made it up there safe, with more than three-quarters of the retreaters arriving a day [...]