Category Archive: teaching


Last night was the fourth and final class of the Beginning Quilting series that I taught at Rock Paper Scissors, and it was so exciting to watch everyone’s quilts come close to completion.… Continue reading

WIP Wednesday 5.15.13

I haven’t sewn much since last Wednesday. We went to Rhode Island this weekend for a family-only Mother’s Day visit (apologies to our RI friends). This is the view from my grandparents’ gorgeous… Continue reading

WIP Wednesday 5.1.13

(After lurking for a little while, I decided to try out a WIP Wednesday. Visit Freshly Pieced to see some other quilters’ works in process.) I love seeing a quilt come together, which… Continue reading

My week so far

I haven’t had much time (or subject matter) for blog posts this week, but I wanted to pop up and say hello. The Beginning Quilting class I’m teaching next week at Rock Paper… Continue reading

The first quilt

The first quilt you make should be made with fabric you love. It should be full of very valuable mistakes (that only you can see). It shouldn’t be too big. It is your… Continue reading

On planning and positioning

Like I’ve written here before, I had a lot of fun teaching free motion quilting (FMQ) at Rock Paper Scissors a few weeks ago. We went over the mechanics of it, practicing as… Continue reading

Free motion fun

I was so nervous before yesterday’s class, my first time teaching. It was a workshop for members of the Newbees group to try out a curriculum for free motion quilting, something that I… Continue reading