Mary M. Hogan is a quilter, teacher, author of meanwhile four books – and a wonderful woman. She’s also member of the Greater Ann Arbor Quild Guild, which is great, because this way I get to meet her not only in her workshops, but also at guild meetings. At least online, recently.
Meet my friend Becca Fenstermaker of Pretty Piney. Becca is an avid (art) quilter, pattern designer and story teller. Her sense of humor is legendary.
Taking classes is more than learning a new technique: it’s meeting like minded people, making friends, sharing and exploring. So, going to classes is great. And it’s even greater, when the classes come to you!
No, this is not about our cat. It’s about our new normal, the world we live in right now. And about how we cope. Especially how quilters cope. And, let’s be clear: a whole bunch of my beloved fellow quilters belong to that group of very vulnerable folks, that need to be especially careful to not catch that lousy virus. But these very quilters are also darn smart, upbeat and openminded. And that’s what this post is all about.
Meet textile artist Debbie Grifka and her signature modern quilts. She is known for her minimalistic design and masterly use of lines.
You are a quilter and a tea drinker? Well, you really should consider buying a bunch of coffee filters. Seriously. You won’t regret it. I took both GAAQG workshop classes… Weiterlesen
Contemporary African American Quilts On my way up north (that’s what Michigander call driving more or less northbound to spend a weekend or vacation at one of the Great Lakes),… Weiterlesen
or: Celebrating mistakes Today’s post is about two workshops I took: „Get your Wedge Curve on“ und „Bias Strip Curves“ with Sherri Lynn Wood. The Greater Ann Arbor Quilt Gilde… Weiterlesen
How about a quilt workshop with live music? What, if the musician was a pretty decent quilter, too? Wouldn’t that be nice? It IS nice! The Greater Ann Arbor Quilt… Weiterlesen
I figure, I’ve always been a color freak – ever since colors have drawn my attention and fascinated me. Is there anything better then assorted crayons, a yarn shop, or… Weiterlesen