Sizzlin’ Summer Retreat

| May 31, 2011

Friday, June 3rd, 5 – 11pm is my annual Sizzlin’ Summer Retreat at Jackie Lynn’s.  This year we’ll be making the popular Yellow Brick Road quilt which sews up real fast from several fat quarters.  If you prefer you can spend the evening working on your own projects.  There will be a catered dinner from [...]

Retreats are Inspirational

| May 18, 2011

This past weekend I had no classes to teach, so I decided on a whim to attend a friend’s retreat in Skaneateles, New York.  My goal was to get as many samples done for the upcoming fall session as possible during the weekend.  I managed to complete 4 quilt tops and get a fifth one [...]

Happy Cinco de Mayo

| May 5, 2011

Today is Cinco de Mayo, or the 5th of May.  When I lived in Texas in the 1980′s Cinco de Mayo was a much celebrated holiday.  Throughout the U.S., Cinco de Mayo is a celebration of Mexican heritage and pride.  Contrary to popular belief, it is not Mexican Independence Day which is the most important [...]

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 [...]