FREE Sashiko Class-Albuquerque, Quilt, Craft & Sew Festival, Albuquerque NM, May 19,20,21, 2016

FREE Sashiko Class-Albuquerque

FREE Sashiko Class in Albuquerque If you’re in Albuquerque on May 19, 20, 21 (Thursday, Friday, Saturday) stop by the Quilt, Craft & Sewing Festival.  Vendors will be selling all kinds of  Sewing, Quilting, Needle-Art and Craft Supplies and I will be teaching a “How To” sashiko class at 1:00 each day (Classroom B). If you can’t make the class, stop by and see me and Sashiko Southwest products at The Rabbit Hole Shop booth #511 […]

Happy New Year

Sashiko Southwest is a year old! 2015 was a wonderful year, filled with product development, meeting new customers and attending three major quilt shows. In January 2015, the American Quilter’s Society held QuiltWeek in Albuquerque, NM for the first time.  The Shades of the Southwest Exhibit  was curated by local artists, Gail Garber and Donna Barnitz. One of the winning quilts was Raven Sunset by Judith Roderick.  We hope AQS will return to Albuquerque in 2017. […]

Houston International Quilt Show

Video Interview: Houston Quilt Show

Stella Lighting was one of the vendors in Houston at the International Quilt Show. Stella offers lighting options for those of us who sew, quilt, have vision issues, and are involved in fine art or needle arts. Their products have a modern, sleek design and are built to last.  I checked out their product and got talking at the show. Next thing I  knew, Stella was asking me to do an interview about Sashiko Southwest […]

Houston – International Quilt Festival

October 29, 2015 Greetins from the International Quilt Festival in Houston. This is my first visit to this mega show and it as big and amazing as people told me it would be. My sister, Barbara, is here with me, helping to promote Sashiko Southwest products. Some of the exhibits have southwest style. Read more about Judy Mullen and Martie Winkleman on the web.    

Modern Quilt Show 2015 – Stitch Lab Sewing Studio

  Modern Quilt Show exhibitors brought fun and games to QuiltCon; everything from carnival-style games with prizes to mini-projects to make and take home.  An Austin fabric shop (Stitch Lab Sewing Studio) brought a truly Texas-size sewing machine to their booth.  Who could resist having their photo taken riding the machine in poses reminiscent of party-goers riding mechanical bulls? Send me a photo of you riding the Stitch Lab Sewing Machine and I’ll add it to my blog! […]

QuiltCon 2015 Eames block Quilt

Modern Quilt Show 2015 / Austin, Texas

In January 2015, the Modern Quilt Guild arrived in Austin, Texas presenting workshops, lectures, and an amazing display of quilts . Vendors offered delicious goodies … something for everyone who loves fabric, stitching and quilts.  We were entertained by the Quilters of Gees Bend. Their songs filled the auditorium with the energy  of spirituals. The women shared stories about their lives and their famous quilts. “Nobody ever told me I was making ART!”  Yoshiko Jinzenji allowed us to […]

American Quilt Society January 14-17, 2015

AQS – American Quilt Society – First QuiltShow in Albuquerque NM 2015

AQS – American Quilt Society came to Albuquerque for the first time from January 14-17, 2015! What a great show. Amazing quilts on display and terrific vendors.  I had the pleasure of meeting Carol Z from California.  Carol offers quilters a fabulous selection of Japanese fabrics in her Etsy store: Kimonomomo and writes a blog: The Ardent Thread.  Carol introduced my sashiko blocks at the show. Thank you Carol. Thank You AQS members for your enthusiastic […]