Yesterday my husband and I had our son all to ourselves for the morning. His sister was at a sleepover at their cousin’s, so we were enjoying some one-on-one time with him over this rainy Sunday morning at home. As one point (I was tidying up in my room) he was sitting at my desk, in […]
Dear Auntie Kay, thank you so much. I will take the very best care of this quilt that I know how.. xox, Danielle If you would like to read more about the power of quilts/quilting and the creation of culture then I highly recommend the research, “Making Something for Myself”: Women, Quilts, Culture and Feminism by Australian […]
The Slow Sewing Studio Carolyn Friedlander grew up on a cattle and citrus ranch in Florida. Today, she is a successful architect turn fabric designer and quilt designer. She is also an advocate for the nearly lost art of hand sewing (something that I am also personally passionate about!). Check out some of her great […]
The literature quilt is really coming to life for me this weekend. First my father, my sister and my niece worked with me this week, then on Thursday night I fell asleep under it while doing more reading for this exam, and then last night my children finally had the opportunity to work on it […]
This is my dad, Ed, but his family and friends all call him Bud. He’s always been an enthusiastic supporter of my work both directly and indirectly (when I was just beginning art school, I distinctly remember the great joy and pride that he took in helping me built the wooden stretcher for my first […]
And now, until I get together with family and friends to actually ‘quilt’ the layers together with buttons, I’m back to the written portion of this Literature Review Comprehensive Exam..