Category Archives: Blogging

50! ?

“Getting older is one of the best things that can happen to a person……see how lucky you’re becoming?” Continue reading

Posted in Blogging, Community, Personal Heritage | Tagged , | 48 Comments

Improv Handbook Test Quilters

It’s not to late to sign up as a test quilter for the Improv Handbook for Modern Quilters. Continue reading

Posted in Blogging, Community, Modern Improv, Quilt Alongs | Tagged , , | 3 Comments

Summer Heirloom Tomato Pizza

I sliced them up — so juicy and delicious! Happy end of summer to all of you. Savor these last days!
Continue reading

Posted in Blogging, Community, Food | 10 Comments

Summer Schedule

This rainbow of fabric reminds me of the lengthening and shortening of days. Happy Summer Solstice and a season full of fun and creativity. Continue reading

Posted in Blogging, Color Palettes, My Creative Process | Tagged , , | 13 Comments

For Whom The Bell Tolls ~ Remembering Kathreen Ricketson

Through her daily living she translated the importance of slowing down, and rejoicing in the simple pleasures of craft and relationships. Continue reading

Posted in Blogging, Community | Tagged | 2 Comments

QuiltCon ~ Day 1: Modern Block Improv

The most valuable thing I learn from students, is how they meet and overcome the internal challenges arising from the improvisational process. Continue reading

Posted in Blogging, Community, The Modern Quilt | Tagged , | 16 Comments

QuiltCon Bound

This is the first time I’ve ever attended a national quilt expo –in the 20 years I’ve been making quilts. Continue reading

Posted in Blogging, Community, The Modern Quilt | Tagged | 2 Comments

howdy! let’s meet at quiltcon!

Five things you may not know about me… Continue reading

Posted in Blogging, Community, The Modern Quilt | Tagged , | 13 Comments

new year ~ new camera

I have a new camera! YAY! I love it. Here are a few stills from my studio today, taken with my new Nikon D5100 and a 35mm macro lens. Continue reading

Posted in Blogging | Tagged , | 6 Comments

lots-o-news

I was chosen to receive the Joan Mitchell Foundation Painters and Sculptors Grant! That’s $25K! But it’s so much more than the money. Continue reading

Posted in Blogging, Events and Workshops, Personal Heritage | 25 Comments

FYI – Spoonflower Quiltcon Sweepstakes

Whoever wins this prize will be attending my Modern Block Improv workshop with a friend at QuiltCon. Continue reading

Posted in Blogging, Current Giveaways, The Modern Quilt | 9 Comments

braided thread giveaway winners!

Thanks to everyone who joined the giveaway. I loved finding out where all of you live… Continue reading

Posted in Blogging, Current Giveaways | Tagged | 5 Comments

a band of woven community ~ giveaway

Passing along the bounty of community. To enter the giveaway all you need to do is comment with the city, state, country in which you live. Continue reading

Posted in Blogging, Community, Current Giveaways, Tools, Tips, Tutorials | 27 Comments

It’s Summertime!

There is nothing better than wearing a sexy, carefree dress in San Francisco on the first day of summer, especially when it’s warm and sunny. These are golden days! I took this photo with the Instagram app on my new … Continue reading

Posted in Blogging, Personal Heritage | 5 Comments

Visiting

Picking up yet another group of loose threads this week by finally visiting some of my favorite blogs. Continue reading

Posted in Blogging, Reviews, The Modern Quilt | Tagged | 6 Comments

Celebrating My Birthday

Each of these women are so amazing – each in their own unique way – and here they were like four volumes of wisdom caring for me, feeding me, celebrating with me. Continue reading

Posted in Blogging, Personal Heritage | Tagged | 11 Comments

Reflections, Mirages

I’ve heard that when you view the Milky Way with binoculars, the milky part will distinguish itself into stars. Continue reading

Posted in Blogging, Personal Heritage | 7 Comments

Trying to TWEET

Last Sunday I attended WordCamp San Francisco, and learned about all things WordPress and more. One of the speakers was Heather Gold talking about tummeling and social media. I got to speak with her after wards during happy hour and … Continue reading

Posted in Blogging | 4 Comments

Sunday Morning Blogging

SOOOOO Here I am FINALLY sitting in front of my computer on Sunday morning, catching up on the blog. It’s a fog blanketed morning in the Bay Area. Perfect weather for settling in with a cup of tea and my … Continue reading

Posted in Blogging, Personal Heritage | 4 Comments

Social Networks for Quilt Makers

Yes, I’ve caught the knitting bug! It started with socks but now I’ve graduated to sweaters. I’ve joined two local knitting groups and the online knitting community, Ravelry. Someone on Ravelry recently asked if there was an equivalent online quilting … Continue reading

Posted in Blogging, The Modern Quilt | 16 Comments

Gorgeous Bloggers

Recently I was honored by Blandina of La griccia, who selected me to receive this award. I am SOOO honored because Blandina is definitely a gorgeous blogger. What I love about her blog is that it is in Italian and … Continue reading

Posted in Blogging, Reviews | 8 Comments

Slow as a Slug

I noticed that daintytime was already loading slowly before I upgraded to WordPress 3.0. After the upgrade the load time was impossibly slow. Whoa to any visitor who wanted to casually browse. I chucked the pretty but sluggish theme I’ve … Continue reading

Posted in Blogging | Leave a comment

Dream vs Blog

I am the only artist at an outdoor business convention. There are people everywhere with booths giving things away, selling stuff, demonstrating – but there are no aisles or rows, everything is everywhere, chaos. I’m trying to decide if I … Continue reading

Posted in Blogging | Tagged , | 25 Comments

Deep in the Bowels of WordPress

I can’t figure it out. I’m on the computer day and night. I’m obsessed with hooks, short code, PHP, CSS… and I can’t stop. I’m loosing sleep. Someone help! Get me out of here! If I ever do emerge from … Continue reading

Posted in Blogging | Leave a comment