Thoughts on QuiltCon 2022

I’m just back from an amazing trip to Phoenix for QuiltCon 2022! I was on the fence about going, and even the day I left I wondered if I was making the right decision, but I’m so glad I did. QuiltCon is an annual show organized by the Modern Quilt Guild featuring a juried show,…

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My Solo Show is Open!

I’m pleased to announce my solo show is open at the Art League Gallery at the Torpedo Factory Art Center in Alexandria, VA. It’s called Dreaming in Color: Textured Shapes, and includes 20 of my contemporary art quilts for the wall. The name seemed appropriate since color and texture are two of the most important…

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Chat with C&T Publishing about Adventures In Improv Available

I had such a good time yesterday chatting with Sophie Scardaci at C&T Publishing about my new book, Adventures in Improv Quilts! We talked about Adventures in Improv, my first book–Artful Improv–and the classes I teach on the C&T Creative Spark online learning platform–Artful Improv – Permission to Play! and Fire and Ice Bargello. You…

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Final Day of Adventures in Improv Quilts Blog Tour

Today’s the last day! I hope you’ve had as much fun as I have on the Blog Tour for Adventures in Improv Quilts. It’s been a blast reading all the reviews and thank you so much for all the comments–I’ve read them all and really appreciate all your kind words. I had a great time…

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Adventures in Improv Quilts: Day 6

We’re getting near the end of the Blog Tour for my new book–Adventures in Improv Quilts. Today is Day 6 and the featured blogger is HollyAnne Knight, also known as String and Story. HollyAnne is another Instagram friend–I’ve been following her for a number of years and I’m so impressed with her energy and her…

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Adventures in Improv Quilts Blog Tour: Day 5

Welcome to Day 5 of the Blog Tour for my new book, Adventures in Improv Quilts! Today the featured blogger is Carolina Oneto from Brazil. I’ve followed Carolina on Instagram for a number of years–she’s an artist and a teacher with some amazing online classes covering color, design, curves, and transparencies. She is also generous…

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Adventures in Improv Quilts: Day 4

I’m having so much fun on the Blog Tour for Adventures in Improv Quilts: Master Color, Design & Construction! I hope you are too. Today’s featured blogger is Becca Fenstermaker, aka Pretty Piney. I met Becca in an Artful Improv class at Artistic Artifacts in Alexandria, VA in 2018. I was impressed that she had…

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Adventures in Improv Quilts Blog Tour Day 3

It’s Day 3 of the Blog Tour for Adventures in Improv Quilts: Master Color, Design and Construction, and my friend Jenny Lyon–the Quilt Skipper–is the featured blogger today. Jenny is an artist, teacher, and author of Free Motion Quilting from Ordinary to Extraordinary.  We are both members of the Traveling Quilt Teacher tribe, and we…

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My New Book is Here!

I’m so excited that Adventures in Improv Quilts is finally here! It’s been a long journey from the idea to holding the book in my hands–I signed the contract to write it in January 2020, made the quilts and wrote the book in the spring and summer of 2020 during lockdown, and now it’s finally…

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