Old Dogs, New Tricks

I'm developing a new workshop called Beautiful Basic Binding for Beginners. I know; that's a lot of B's. Apparently I'm into alliteration. In preparation for my "guinea pig" class this spring I needed samples. I had originally thought of putting some really nice bindings on pre-quilted muslin squares (ick) but I just couldn't bear to … Continue reading Old Dogs, New Tricks

Baby Watch

Grandmotherhood awaits! As a quilter, I think it's appropriate that I'm "on pins and needles," don't you? At this moment, we are Due Date Minus THREE Days. We're having a baby! No idea if it's a boy or a girl, we're just praying for healthy with the full complement of fingers and toes. Sweet anticipation. … Continue reading Baby Watch

Piecing Sticky Template Plastic

Piecing Sticky Template Plastic couldn't be easier. And that's great because once you use Sticky Template Plastic for small shapes, you're going to want to use it on large shapes too. I just finished making Carol Cruise's Baby Bear (www.CarolsZoo.com) and thought I'd show you how to piece Sticky Template Plastic for the larger Mama … Continue reading Piecing Sticky Template Plastic