A few years ago, Shannon Page travelled to Texas to offer a Program and Workshop for the Lancaster Modern Quilt Guild. Shannon has been a friend for several years and I was thrilled to have her visit. I love her work and I especially loved her approach to making a Modern Log Cabin. She gave … Continue reading Modern Log Cabin
I am a big fan of Foundation Paper Piecing! I love the precision! My Introduction to Foundation Paper Piecing class is all about teaching methodology. I took a class from Judy Niemeyer around 2008 and I’ve been hooked every since. (I’ve finished about a half dozen “Judy Patterns” with a lone star still in the works.) … Continue reading Foundation Paper Piecing
Our last trip was mostly in Canada, along Lake Ontario. There were a few stops for quilt shops and I picked up the the kit for Those Trees by Zen Chic along the way. While we were in New York for my FILs actual hip replacement surgery, I spent a lot of time sewing down … Continue reading Those Trees
I was inspired by my friend, Kelly, and her cow to start working on my Abilene by Laura Heine. I had bought the kit last year and it was sitting in a nicely labeled box just waiting for the right time to get it out! Since we have been helping with my FiLs recovery after … Continue reading Another Collage Quilt
Our last long trip was to see the solar eclipse in Cody, WY. I stumbled into Laura Heine’s shop and fell in love with this Antler Art “collage-ish” quilt. I thought it would be an excellent project for the car – lots of cutting is great for keeping busy in the truck on less-than-smooth roads. After we … Continue reading Maker Maker Collage Quilt
I am a retired, very happily married quilter now living in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania (after many years in Texas and California.) I’ve been quilting for about 20 years. I love teaching all kinds of different quilting techniques! My husband and I spend a good part of every year travelling in our 25′ Airstream and I … Continue reading About Me
You can read more about my struggles with designing the layout of my One Block Wonder at this post from way back in 2009: https://ciemianquilts.wordpress.com/2009/05/08/just-sew-it/ I finally quilted it last month on my friend Paula’s Statler Stitcher with a tulip pattern. She is great to let me use it! You can see what is left … Continue reading A UFO Finish!!!!