Archive for the 'Travels' Category

Away “Teaching”

Published on November 30, 2009

In October I took a much needed break from my usual work day routine and spent a few days teaching a different group of potential quilters. These students are young but eager to try a new skill.

As I have told my adult students many times, new skills, like hand applique, are difficult for adults because [...]

The Grand Canyon

Published on June 18, 2009

We took a vacation last week and visited The Grand Canyon, one of the seven natural wonders of the world.
About sixty miles south of the South Rim is a little town of Williams. There is a vintage train there that daily makes the journey–very slowly–to the South Rim. We were among the passengers last Thursday.
The [...]

Afternoon Tea

Published on August 8, 2008

On a raining afternoon in July my friend, Linda, and I chanced upon a most wonderful and charming restaurant that was serving afternoon tea. We had been told there were good antique shops in the small town of Holly, Michigan, and we had taken a detour to investigate. It certainly was a great place for [...]

Coming Up For Air

Published on January 8, 2008

This past month I have been preparing for a new venture. This weekend I will have a vendor booth at the Tucson Quilt Show. I am excited to try out a new way of sharing with the public. I will be able to introduce my techniques and talk with many more quiltmakers than is possible [...]