Getting that perfect Quilt photo is not for the faint of heart. Since the moment I finished binding my Kaleidoscope quilt I couldn’t get this image out of my head. I knew I wanted to take pictures of the quilt with the high rises of Uptown Charlotte behind it. Imagine, the drab colors of the buildings then this POP of color from the quilt. Photography gold. So, I asked my photographer friend about where I could get the shot. After all, I’m sure the city officials would not take too ... Read More about Quilts, Parking and the Law, OH MY!
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Not Just Art on a Building, these Barn Quilts are an Adventure! Do you remember going on long road trips and playing the ‘I Spy’ game just to pass the time? "I spy with my little eye something... red." "Is it that quilt on a barn?" How the Barn Quilt Trails Began Donna Sue Groves, whose mother was a quilter, grew up playing the ‘I spy’ game spotting things like barns! When she and her mother later bought a farm in rural Ohio, it had an old ugly tobacco barn on the property. Donna ... Read More about How to Create Your Own Barn Quilt Treasure Hunt!
Using Travel and Quilting to push yourself outside your comfort zone. I read an article this morning on the difference between a ‘traveler’ and a ‘vacationer’. It got me thinking about which category I, and our fellow quilters, fall into. In the article the author suggests that a traveler is someone who is looking for travel that pushes their boundaries and brings out different versions of themselves. Someone that might volunteer for Doctors Without Borders or someone that climbs Mt. ... Read More about Are you a Traveler or a Vacationer?