Inspiring Quilters, Stitch by Stitch
I have not posted since winter had us by the throat and would not let loose (it lasted til the end of April, for God’s sake) so here I am again to give you an update on what is happening around the quilting house of Leiner Inc. In a nutshell, I am stuck on making quilt tops (and only quilt tops) that have “inchers,” or one inch squares as I am told they are called. There is a reason for this, of course. There always is a reason and that is the story for…Continue
While browsing facebook in my pj today (a rainy Sunday), I found this short piece on Ken Burns and his quilts. Awesome. This man is brilliant! Aren't you all so proud to be of this tradition? I particularly like the idea that…Continue
I haven't talked about it much here but I have decided I am a tired old dog. I have an excuse of course. Every old dog does and here is mine.
In March 2017, I had my artificial knee on the left replaced with a new artificial knee as the old one came loose and moved left.
In October 2017, they determined the right artificial knee was infected and took it out, replacing it with a spacer for 5 weeks. Turns out they were wrong, it was not infected (good news for me) but the…Continue
It's January and apparently a slow news week. I made the newspaper (print and online version) with a short video and print interview about quilting. The reporter, Shirley, is a museum friend and called asking me if I would like to talk about quilting. Can you imagine me saying no???
She asked me to bring my latest project so I brought in Ruby's Christmas quilt. The top is finished and I think I will wait until I have Sylvia's done as well before I pin and quilt them both. Maybe…Continue