Today is the day! Our "My Magical Garden" Quilt-Along is now accepting registrations for our nine-month Block of the Month program. Starting in March, registered members will have a Quilt-Along with me so I can show you my methods for making this beautiful fusible appliqué quilt.
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Do you get bored with your projects midstream? Do you have more UFOs than finished projects this year? I have the worst case of bright, shiny object syndrome of any quilter I know! But you would be so proud of me!
Over the years I have been slowly learning how to use the Electric Quilt software This week we installed an upgrade to our EQ software, EQ8. Kari Schell is my EQ expert. I met Kari at CABS, the Creative Arts Business Summit that I went to last year. The best thing about CABS was meeting such wonderfully knowledgeable people. In the last year, my knowledge of drawing appliqué blocks has grown by leaps and bounds with Kari's guidance.
It is a bright, clear, beautiful morning here in New England. I am waiting for the temp to warm up so I can go for a bike ride with my hubby Jeffrey today. This is something we try to do once a week, granted I am not traveling, there is no snow on the ground and the temperature is above 40 degrees. If you are not from around here, you may think that 40 degrees is a little cold to get out on your bike! But in New England if it is sunny and bearable, it is best to get outside and enjoy the beautiful state we live in! If I don't get a little outdoor tim
A recent visitor to the booth made us smile when she said "I've watched your videos so many times, they talk back to me - 'not you again'".
That is exactly why I made the videos - so you can watch and learn - as many times as you need. You can access the videos from my website or directly in YouTube by searching on "Sue Pelland Designs".
What is in my coffee mug while I am busy stitching my fusible appliqué? NOT COFFEE!
Who else is going to AQS Quilt Week in Syracuse? Joanne and I will be in booth # 1821 with all our Sue Pelland Designs products. We do demos all day long so stop by and learn about the Leaves Galore and Hearts and More templates. Even if you’ve seen our demos before, we are always adding new tips and techniques to our talk so it is worth a stop.
The best thing about being me is getting to go to work every day and meet other quilters. This upcoming month gives us so many opportunities to do just that!
Teaching for quilt guilds is one of the best parts of my job. I have belonged to only three guilds in my 35 years of quilting, but each of them feels just like a family reunion when I visit. When I teach at your guild, I immediately feel like you have adopted me as a honorary “sister”. I love it when I hear you all laughing and joking in the way Quilting Sisters do when they get together.