Category Archives: Travels

  • Arrow Rock Quilt Camp 2017

    Posted on March 22, 2017 by in Travels

    The Annual Arrow Rock Quilt Camp is coming up in May, and this will be my fourth year teaching there. It’s one of my favorite weeks of the year — beautiful setting, spring weather, relaxing atmosphere, great food, good friends, and lots and lots of quilting! What’s not to like? I seem to have become […]

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  • Cotton and Chocolate Quilt Company

    Posted on March 15, 2017 by in Travels

    I recently visited California for two weeks to spend time with my daughters, and while I was out there, I made plans to go visit Cotton and Chocolate Quilt Company in Thousand Oaks. Cotton and Chocolate was voted one of the Top Ten Quilt Shops in American Patchwork and Quilting’s Quilt Sampler magazine, and after […]

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  • Quilt Market

    Posted on May 17, 2016 by in Studio News, Travels

    International Quilt Market is later this week in Salt Lake City. It’s the twice-yearly trade show for the quilting industry, where industry professionals and quilt shop owners can go to promote their new stuff or see all the new stuff they want for their shops or businesses. We’ll get to see all the newest fabric […]

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  • Quilt 4U

    Posted on May 14, 2016 by in Travels

    I’m doing a book signing for “A Simple Life” tomorrow (May 15th) at Quilt 4U in Columbia, Missouri. I’ll be showing all the quilts from the book, and the shop will have copies of the book for sale, and I’ll be there to sign them for you! It starts at 1:30, and if you’re a member of […]

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  • 2016 Arrow Rock Quilt Camp

    Posted on May 7, 2016 by in Quilts, Travels

    I got home yesterday afternoon from this year’s Arrow Rock Quilt Camp. What a fun week! I was exhausted just from having too much fun. We arrived last Monday to a wonderful BBQ Buffet dinner served at the J. Huston Tavern, and while I could have stayed full for the first three days just from […]

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  • I Blinked

    Posted on February 28, 2016 by in Travels

    And an entire week flew by! I can hardly believe I’ve been home from California for a week already. I want to share with you some of the sights I saw and the goodies I found while I was at QuiltCon! The most important thing I saw while in California was my daughter! I haven’t seen […]

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  • Cruisin’ New England and Canada

    Posted on October 7, 2015 by in Travels

    If you’ve been reading along at all, you probably know I went on a cruise last week. It was a New England Fall Foliage Tour, a quilting cruise sponsored by World of Quilts Travel and Road to California, and I was honored to be one of the teachers! It was my first cruise, and I […]

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  • Girlfriends Retreat

    Posted on August 17, 2015 by in Travels

    This past weekend I was invited to a retreat with some friends at Sew Sweet Quilt Shop’s fabulous retreat center. You know I’m not one to say NO to a retreat, so Linda stopped by to pick me up, and off we went! There were 14 of us there, and more food than I’ve seen […]

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  • A Special Weekend

    Posted on July 16, 2015 by in Travels

    With some very special friends. Every summer, I get together with a group of very special ladies at Gruber’s Quilt Shop’s Retreat Center in Waite Park, Minnesota. Last weekend was our retreat for this year, and it was so much fun. I always come home completely exhausted, but it’s so worth it! There’s always lots […]

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  • The Rambling River Art Quilters

    Posted on June 29, 2015 by in Quotes, Travels

    Last fall I got invited to a quilting retreat with a group called The Rambling River Art Quilters, as an “extra”. A few months later, they called me up and asked me to join the group! They’re a really fun bunch, so of course, I said YES! The group is divided into the East Side […]

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