Meet Anne! I talk all about my purchasing decision and what I love about my new Pfaff Powerquilter. A little bit about the classes I’ve been teaching I did an interview with Stephanie from Modern Sewciety! More “Ask anything” questions answered and what I’ve been up to
A bit about Sashiko and why I love it My teaching season has started! First class done, several more to go. Corgi Fairytale news! Keyfobs in the hoop Playing with leather My coneflower class and thread sketching used as quilting Participating in a Kimberly Einmo Craftsy workshop – a new mystery quilt with new Robert Kaufman metallic fabric Creating a wedding guest memory quilt – my design process Sod replacement drama More “ask anything” questions answered!
The kind folks over at Rev.com offered to transcribe an episode for me and I decided to go with one of my favorites! You can listen or download the episode here and see photos of Kimberly’s Florida studio. Interview conducted in February 2012. Podcast transcription by www.rev.com Katie: Welcome to the Katie’s Quilting Corner podcast. I’m a 20 something quilter sharing my personal journey through this fun hobby. Here notion of the previews, free pattern, cold field experiences, Corgi dog stories and life updates. Come get addicted to quilting with me, Katie. This episode is dedicated to an interview that I conducted with Kimberly Einmo and we talked about precuts and her books and her rulers...
A thread painting workshop with Nancy Prince Corgi Fairytale gets shipped off. A final note (warning) about using the bleach gel pens. Creating a free motion quilting class – musings from a teaching perspective Feedback from the “so you want to sell a quilt” post More answers from the recent Rafflecopter giveaway “ask anything” prompt And some photos from Nancy’s workshop: Nancy’s Samples (these are referenced in the podcast) My Samples and Workshop Photos
Problem solving time! Bleeding and what to do about it on white fabric Quite a bit of stashing going on New computer Review of the Tinkertote Craftsy class and my finished tote – plus some things I’ll be changing on my next one Pricing a quilt for sale Book reviews - Liberty Love and Sew! Bamboo Tablet Create More HOA woes I answer some questions from the recent giveaway “Ask Anything” prompt
You can see my recent finishes here Copyright Articles (good food for thought): http://www.tabberone.com/Trademarks/CopyrightLaw/Quilting/Quilting.shtml http://freemotionquilting.blogspot.com/2012/03/copyright-terrorism.html There are many, many traditional blocks that are now in the public domain, which means their copyright has expired. If a block was published before 1923 it is in the public domain and can be used freely. There are other specific rules, but 1923 is a good date to remember. Check Barbara Brackman’s book,“Encyclopedia of Pieced Quilt Patterns” or its companion software, Blockbase(through Electric Quilt), or “The Quilter’s Album of Patchwork Patterns” by Jinny Beyer for more information about original publication dates for specific blocks. Excerpt via – Piecemeal Quilts For Electric Quilt users you should read their copyright information article See my fabric storage...
Everything you wanted to know about my Corgi Fairytale quilt and more Print your social media photos quick and easy! Sewing space update The Fear of Failure and how it plays into quilting Site migration Sew South 2014
I created a handy-dandy flowchart for you to use when you have a UFO you don’t quite know what to do with Where do I fit in the World of Quilting? Trying out the Quiltsmart Lonestar kit Taught two classes, one completely new – what I learned Birthday gifts! Quilt basting – Origins Pinwheel Quilt A new finish – Quiltsmart midi bag using Riley Blake Chevrons New stuff at the Quilt Bear The Iris Quilt comes home Quilting at a friends house – A Girl in Paradise Here’s the TED talk I mentioned in the podcast regarding the 5 most common regrets on peoples deathbeds and how to add 10 years to your lifespan:
A breakdown of precuts - worth the money? Let’s do some math! Here’s the Google Spreadsheet Link if you want to use it. Furniture refurb finished – what I learned New pegboard mounted – thread and ruler stash reorganized Some teeny paper piecing – new long-term project for my overflowing scrap bin Creative Grids rulers – what’s so great about them? I’ll tell you! New tutorial! Pineapple pincushion I make some iron caddys Splurging for my birthday – a new sewing chair! Basil’s latest knee problem