Quack Me Ups – Whimsical Quilts

There are a lot of quilty quilts, events, and experiences that quack me up.  I'm always on the lookout, as I think we can all use some fun humor.  While I'd love to hear about your quack ups, today, I thought I'd share quilts that caught my attention for "quack ups".   {above} "A Night … Continue reading Quack Me Ups – Whimsical Quilts

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Inspirational Quilt and Free-Motion Quilting

Today I want to share insights about an award winning quilt that was on exhibit at the Road to California Quilt Show, this past January. Cameo Rose, by Laurie Tigner, of Rapid City, SD, is an amazing quilt.  I hope you can see why it caught my attention while at Road. Artist statement: My mother in law … Continue reading Inspirational Quilt and Free-Motion Quilting

Road to California Quilt Conference and Show 2016 – Part 3 – Marketplace – Hoffman California Fabrics and a Giveaway

  Road to California has come up with a way for guests at the show to meet and ask questions directly with top manufacturers in the quilting industry.  It also gives the wholesales a chance to meet their buying public face-to-face, share their techniques, and introduce with is up and coming in their product line. … Continue reading Road to California Quilt Conference and Show 2016 – Part 3 – Marketplace – Hoffman California Fabrics and a Giveaway

Road to California Quilt Conference and Show 2016 – Part 2 – Special Exhibits

There were not only many amazing quilts on display at the 2016 Road to California Quilt Show, but there were also many special exhibits of quilts and other items. And they were all packed with #CreativeGoodness.  Today, I want to share insights on a few of these special exhibits. There were 8 special exhibits that … Continue reading Road to California Quilt Conference and Show 2016 – Part 2 – Special Exhibits

Road to California Quilt Conference and Show 2016 – Part 1 – Award Winning Quilts

Congratulations to the Road to California Quilt Conference and Show team, as well as to all the talented quilters that had their quilt or other project (e.g. doll, clothing, purse, etc) juried into this highly competitive and amazing show. The 2016 show had well over 1000 quilts on display, 220 retailers (from 37 states, and 7 foreign … Continue reading Road to California Quilt Conference and Show 2016 – Part 1 – Award Winning Quilts

#CreativeGoodness at Road to California 2015 – Stitch Like an Egyptian

When I attend a Quilt Show, I typically have a number of purposes: -Attend Classes, workshops, presentations -Shop a variety of Vendors for new products, or items that I typically can't find in my favorite quilt shops -find inspiration in the quilts on exhibit - admire the winning quilts - enjoy special exhibits - admire … Continue reading #CreativeGoodness at Road to California 2015 – Stitch Like an Egyptian

Road to California 2015 – 20th Anniversary

Every year the Road to California Quilt Conference and Show gets better and better.  If you have never attended this event, you may not understand what this means.  This is a world class event, where quilters come from all over the world to participate.  Quilts exhibited go thru a challenging jury process, that is highly … Continue reading Road to California 2015 – 20th Anniversary