Have you ever wondered what a distributor Open House looked like? It’s pretty crazy! I worked at the big Checker Distributors Open House event just outside Toledo, Ohio last week. This is an event where the Quilt Shop owners can actually go in and shop the Checker warehouse. And let me tell you, these folks […]
Archives for August 2011
Shhhh… Want A Sneak Peek At Our New Rubbing Plates?
I’m really bad at keeping secrets, especially when I’m excited about something new! I drove up to visit our rubbing plate company yesterday to see the prototypes of our new Doodles plates. They’re absolutely gorgeous! When I make this trip, I take along a supply of fabric and paintstiks so I can test the designs […]
Spice Up Your Space with Sizzling Sunflowers
The Sunflower Quilt featured in our ads was featured in Fons & Porters Love of Quilting back in 2006. The commission to do that article was the highlight to my very first Quilt Market in the fall of 2005. The years have flown by, and I’ve had a ton of amazing adventures, but this little […]
Fargo Quilter Finds Fame In Design Magic Class!
It was a dark and stormy night… Oops! Wrong story. Let me start over… On a cold and snowy Friday in April, I ventured up to Fargo, North Dakota to teach a Design Magic class to a room full of adventurous quilters. We had a wonderful day! Here are just a few of the the […]
Quilt It, Then Paint It!
Sue Kelly joined me for the trek to Cleveland to film some segments for the Quilting Arts TV a couple of years ago. We traveled on one of those winter days when we really would have been much better off snuggled up in front of a fire at home. The weather was miserable, the flights […]