I spent 6 hours with some amazing ladies in Fountain Inn, SC this week. We worked our way through my Improve Your Practice: Free-Motion Quilting class, and I have to say, they blew my mind. This was a great group of ladies, eager to pay attention and soak up everything I had to say. By
Raise your hand if you have quilt tops you haven’t quilted because you don’t think you are good enough to quilt them? Raise your hand if you have ever pointed out quilting mistakes on your own work to someone else? Raise your hand if you have ever thrown away a quilted project because you didn’t
2018 has been a banner year for Jittery Wings. I wanted, for my own benefit to do a “round up” of sorts for the year so when I look back I will remember 2018. Then I learned that Quilting Jet Girl is doing a #2019PlanningParty, so I am totally in! Below is a link to
(This information also appeared as an article for Make Modern Magazine, Issue 24.) You spend countless hours choosing fabric, fussy cutting, matching points, ripping out missed seams and squaring up the most amazing quilt top ever. You admire it. You make your family run into the sewing room to see every stage. You photograph it.
As a new, rather young, quilter stepping into the quilting world, I did not set out to “sell patterns” or “teach classes.” I set out to create and feel sane in this hectic and often negative world. I set out to fill a void in my life after loosing pottery, running and lifting. I felt
Follow my blog with Bloglovin (Juanita, BB, Brandee, Janet, Wendy, Erin, Jean, Debbie, Vicki, Terri and Ann! These ladies will always have a place in my quilty heart! Thanks for an amazing weekend!} I just returned from the Quilters of SC Pieceable Retreat where I taught the Painted Cow class for the first time.
So, I realize with just the title of this blog post that I am opening a total can of worms. Also, if you have followed me closely, or if you are my husband, you know that I have bought and sold a number of sewing machines over the last three years. It just never feels
This past Weekend I enjoyed a trip to the Asheville Quilt Show in North Carolina. The Asheville Quilt Guild hosts the event and has done so for nearly as many years as I have been alive. As someone who had just hit send on her Quiltcon entry, and someone whose entry was not chosen last
Anyone feel like puking over the title of this blog? I mean really…my hobby completes me. I am a far cry from a sentimental person, but what does that even mean? Does that mean that I am not a “hole” person if I don’t have my hobby? Does it mean that my brain isn’t working,