Archives for May 2014

Considering a Personal Retreat? -Read This First

A personal retreat is where the expected meets the unexpected. Before I left I wrote down my intentions and daily schedule for the 3-day retreat. It’s always good to have a framework from which to leap, a place to return to when lost or confused. Just as I suspected, allowing for the possibility of leaps, wandering and detours is […]

Join Me LIVE Tomorrow: What It Takes to Teach Quilting & More

What It Takes To Teach Quilting & MORE! Join me LIVE tomorrow 1 PM EST or register now and listen to the download anytime. It’s yours to keep forever. The download will be available a few days after the live event. If attending LIVE, you can pick my brain. I’ll be able to answer any questions […]

Come to the Red Thread Retreat – 3 Spots Left

An invisible red thread connects those who are destined to meet regardless of time, place or circumstance. The thread may stretch or tangle, but it will never break. Chinese Proverb The Red Thread Retreat is a lifelong dream of Lesley Riley – artist/author/teacher and mentor to artists of all levels. Visions need time to grow, but also […]

New Quilts & Teaching

There’s been a whirlwind of quilting going on around here. Cabin fever sure paid off this long, cold winter. Here are the two quilts I’ve completed so far this year. Ten of Cups (31″ x 40″) was created in response to the SAQA regional show Tarnish that I also co-chaired. The show runs through June 1st, […]

I’ve Run Away from Home

Raising six children and and later, taking care of my aging parents, made having a place to go that “allows for something new and promising” a distant dream. At the age of 18, I went from my parents house to college and on to a new life with my husband and newborn son all within […]