Week in Review 2024 – 03/01

Change Change is a constant. Sometimes change is due to outside forces. However, often change is a caused due to our own choice. After all, how many times have you been tempted try a new pattern, take a class or opt for a spontaneous weekend away? In November I decided to teach myself Japanese with… Continue reading Week in Review 2024 – 03/01

Week in Review 2024 – 02/16

Up and Down I am up and down both figuratively and literally. The Senior Executive Director of Studio Operations (SEDOSO) took a tumble on some black ice. Although he was able to get himself upright, he will be “down” for several weeks. I am up and down caring for him. SAQA’s Conference SAQA’s annual conference… Continue reading Week in Review 2024 – 02/16

Week in Review 2024 – 02/02

Let’s Get Physical Let’s get physical. Quilting is an endurance sport. It takes physical and mental stamina. The older I get the more aware I am of just how important maintaining my body is to being able to work in my studio. So, I make it a point to work on my balance and stamina.… Continue reading Week in Review 2024 – 02/02

Week in Review 2024 – 01/26

Close Enough My mantra is close enough. It could be an aging/maturing thing. However, I am willing to embrace this philosophy as I exercise, work on learning Japanese and even in my artwork. There is something freeing about letting go. SAQA Spotlight Auction Lola is my quilt for SAQA’s Spotlight Auction. How am I letting… Continue reading Week in Review 2024 – 01/26

Week in Review 2024 – 01/19

Journeys I plan my journeys to be straight. Instead, my journeys meander with numerous detours. How does this happen? Simple, things crop up and I need to take a side route. SAQA Spotlight Auction What? It’s time to make a quilt for SAQA’s Spotlight Auction. OK, I know the auction will take place in April.… Continue reading Week in Review 2024 – 01/19

Week in Review 2022 – 05/06

Solo Practice There is value to solo practice. This is why artists sequester themselves in their studios or tote their equipment outside for some plein air painting. No distractions. Just the gentle hum of the sewing machine, hiss of the iron and the swish of the rotary blade slicing through fabric. However, there is a… Continue reading Week in Review 2022 – 05/06