Redneck Tape Measure

My friend and fellow quilting instructor Kathy Kansier showed me her "Redneck Tape Measure" when we recently taught at the same quilting conference this summer. Apologies to Jeff Foxworthy. She takes a few inches of 1/4"-wide masking tape and wraps it around the thumb of her dominant hand.  Instant measuring tool and literally stuck to you … Continue reading Redneck Tape Measure

My Favorite Adjective is a Town!

Sue R. from Novi, Michigan sent me two photographs from her travels through Ireland last year.  Imagine that! If you live visit or live in a "quilty' town, or one that conjures up images of patchwork, sewing, or other stitchy pursuits, send me a photo and I'll add it to the blog. No "PhotoDhopping" allowed. … Continue reading My Favorite Adjective is a Town!


A special request today! Please copy and paste this  into an email and send it to any quilters or quilt lovers you might know! Help me spread the word. Tell me how you helped in the COMMENT section below. Thanks, Ami :) WORLD QUILT FEDERATION SMACKDOWN* Four Quilting Heavyweights Face Off To Fight Alzheimer's In … Continue reading WORLD QUILT FEDERATION SMACKDOWN*