Posts Tagged ‘Open Studios’

IQF Day 4

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Friday began with demoing free motion quilting and promoting my new DVD; Design, Paint & Stitch in Open Studios. Art quilter, blog friend and fellow art school college alumni Kristin LaFlamme stopped by to say hello with her daughter Katja.   Me, Melly and Australian art quilter Sue Dennis after Melly’s lecture on inspiration. In […]


International Quilt Festival Long Beach: Day 2 Open Studios

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Friday morning started with a couple hours in Open Studios at Make it University. My daughter Nina participated in Open Studios for the first time. She displayed one of her Asian ball jointed dolls and the clothes and wigs she designs and makes for them, as well as her sculpted hearts and skulls and a portfolio of […]


International Quilt Festival Chicago

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I want to start off by saying my daughter Nina was the acting photographer during festival. She took loads of wonderful photos, you will see many of them here and on the Quilting Arts site. I am leaving for New Zealand today and have been trying to throw together a couple blog posts about festival […]


Festival: where to begin…

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It has taken me a couple days to catch up with life enough to start writing a blog post about our adventures in Houston. I have been to Festival every year for the last 13 years, this trip was a lot of fun but way more exhausting than any trip I have ever taken. Teaching […]


Be seen on The Quilt Scene!

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On Tuesday my daughter Nina and I will be going to International Quilt Festival for lots of fun and creative adventures and our first stop will be the Quilting Arts booth 1244, to be seen on the Quilt Scene! On preview night (Wednesday) I will be doing Open Studios from 7:30-9:30, next to Make it […]


International Quilt Festival Long Beach

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What an awesome show! On Friday, I drove to Long beach and was amazed by the crowds at the show, both friday and saturday morning they opened the doors 15 minutes early. The vendor aisles were crowded with eager shoppers, there was definitely a more optimistic feeling here than I felt last Spring at the […]


Open Studios

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Thursday I taught Tsukineko inks, it was a three hour class that ended just as the show opened, so people flew out the door and I never got any pictures. After my class finished, I packed things up and headed for Make it University. I worked in Open Studios embossing the copper cover for my […]