Quilt Shop Review – Selbstegmacht

What is one to do when your flight to Dusseldorf is early and the client can’t meet ahead of time. Find a local quilt shop of course.  As the signs would suggest, this was really more of an old fashioned sewing machine and supply shop that has added fabric over the years.  Beyond machines for…

A Bit of Inspiration 

I have been in Cannes at the Lions Festival of Creativity for the past four days, and haven’t had much time for quilting. It has been a great time with lots of learnings for my day job, inspiring creativity, and more than a few glasses of rose. On my flight back yesterday I was cleaning…

This Thing with Bees

I have never had anything for or against bees. Sure, i squeal when they buzz around me, but it’s nothing personal. I just don’t want to get stung. But yesterday there were bee references all day long. It started Tuesday evening. We just launched a reciprocal mentoring program at work, The Pollination Project. The idea…

Feeling the Love

I am truly overwhelmed by the outpouring of love and support I have gotten since my surgery.  Essentially I had a full hysterectomy last Tuesday to remove a grapefruit sized fibroid. Way more complicated than I expected.   Today this amazing card arrived in the mail from my office. It includes an image of my quilt,…