Did you ever go shopping for a new car, say a beautiful deep blue Buick LaCrosse – and then start seeing that particular car everywhere you looked? It’s rather amazing. This happens to me even if I don’t buy the car I looked at. Once it’s in my consciousness, I notice it every time I […]
Archives for July 2012
Fabric Folders Will Be Famous!
Remember the Gratitude Folder I challenged you to make a few months ago? They are going to be famous! A couple of weeks ago, I found a very cool message in my e-mail inbox from Vivika DeNegre, the new editor at Quilting Arts Magizine. Vivika was writing to tell me they wanted to include my […]
New Studio Taking Shape
We’ve been in our new home for just over a month now, and things are starting to take shape. After getting things reasonably settled in our living quarters, I’m slowly tackling my new studio space. I thought you might like a peek. As you can see, I had a lot of stuff to put away. […]
Mermaids Dream — And Shelli Ricci’s Quilts Sing!
Sheli Ricci, of Apple Valley, MN, is one of the most fun and energetic people I know. She always has a smile on her face and a song in her heart — when she’s not singing out loud, that is! I had the good fortune of meeting Shelli several years ago, and I’m just thrilled […]
Dare to Dream SMALL As You Plan Your Projects
Last Friday morning, I stuffed a few clothes in a bag, made a lunch, grabbed my camera and set off for Rochester, Minnesota. It’s about a 4-hour drive from Alexandria, so I had plenty of time to day-dream while I was driving. I don’t often visit a show when I’m not working, and I was […]