Monoprinting Workshop

Good morning, I know it’s short notice, but I’ve added a Monoprinting Workshop in my Studio.  It will take place this coming Saturday, May 6th from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. If you are interested in attending, send me…

Quilt Canada 2016 – a bit late…

Well, I’ve been back from Toronto and teaching at Quilt Canada for almost two weeks, and have been back in the swing of things.  I still owed you some photos and comments on a great Conference and Quilt…

Textiles: the Photography of Chris Payne

From the American Quilter’s Society OnPoint Newsletter (this is a free email Newsletter): “The incredible photos of Chris Payne tell the story of working textile factories and mills in a blaze of color and precision patterns.  His ongoing…

A Sunday for Dyeing Fabric

Good morning from sunny and warm Calgary!  We have been getting some great weather, haven’t we?  And we have a few days this week when the temperature is going to reach 14 degrees Celsius.  I wish I could…

A couple of weekends ago …

I went to a quilting retreat with members of the Millarville Guild at Pioneer Camp close to Sundre.  I had never been there before as the retreat usually falls on the same weekend as the International Quilt Festival…

Wool batting – new sample

Another new sample, this time using 100% Tuscany Wool by Hobbs.  The fabric is silk Dupioni and the thread is Wonderfil Rayon, 40 weight.  I used a deep burgundy to quilt the feather and a color close to…

Pictou – Part II

Good afternoon, Some more photos of the “Dawn Over Heritage Park” workshop I taught at Pictou Lodge this past week. This is the Juliana Room: Here are some of the blocks that Ann, Fiona and Linda put together:…

Fabric Painting Class in Dublin

A short note today to include a photo of the final results of the Fabric Painting class we had at the Bewleys Hotel in Dublin.  Everybody finished on time and the ladies were very happy with the results.…

Monoprinting samples

I had fun on Saturday, early evening, playing with monoprinting.  I set everything up on the kitchen table – there’s a lot of stuff to have around.  I had cut some PFD – prepared for dyeing – fabric,…