The prolonged experience of creative flow on their last day at QuiltCon left everyone feeling pretty satisfied. Now that's FRESH quilting - or at least quilting that leaves you feeling FRESH!
Packing for Camp Stitch-Alot! I've got my long johns, heavy boots, winter coat, and lots SCRAPS for the cozy cabin quilting retreat!
The Improv Round Robin workshop was super fun. I was so impressed by the cohesiveness of the group. They listened and responded with skill and courage!
I will be facilitating an Improv Round Robin at Stitch Modern on Sunday, February 23, 2014 in Oakland, CA. Register now!
For the Improv Round Robin, we followed the cardinal rule of improv theater, no matter what fellow performers say or do always affirm and build on their actions to keep the skit going.
Today I taught an improv curve piecing workshop to another awesome group of quilt makers.
The most valuable thing I learn from students, is how they meet and overcome the internal challenges arising from the improvisational process.
I will be presenting a new framework for improvisational quilting that breaks free from the design/pattern/copy paradigm of traditional quilting: on Feb 5 at "Stitch Modern" a quilt show with special events hosted by the East Bay Modern Quilt Guild.
Over the course of two days this curve piecing, improv workshop gradually begins to explode with color and creativity!
Announcing a Passage Quilting Workshop in Cincinnati, OH. This is a hands-on bereavement process, making memorial quilts from the clothing of the beloved.