Thursday, September 30, 2010

My favorite month

It’s here… my favorite month of the year! I just love October. Fall leaves, crisp weather, Indian corn and gourds, cider and pumpkin pie, and of course, Halloween! My birthday falls on Halloween, and it has always been my favorite holiday.

Today, I also had the thrill of turning over the page in my 2010 Quilting Arts Calendar to October, which features my piece, Autumn’s Bounty.

Here it is up close:

My work was chosen for next year’s calendar – and the month of October – too!

You can order the 2011 Quilting Arts Calendar from the Quilting Arts/Interweave website. If you are interested in participating in the challenge and maybe even having your work chosen for the 2012 Quilting Arts Calendar, put your thinking cap on now! Entries are due at Quilting Arts editorial offices on Jan. 7, 2011. 

All entries must be 12" square, and based on the theme of “Feeling Pet-ty.” Just design your art quilt around an animal, either domestic or wild. Artists of the 13 winning submissions will each receive $200 worth of merchandise from the Quilting Arts online store. You can find all the competition details here. Good luck!


  1. Gorgeous! Love your work and writing in Quilting Arts, you make it sound simple and more importantly, desirable to try. Thank you.

  2. Oh, thanks, Jackie! Thread sketching really is not hard... it is just practice, practice, practice! I do hope you will give it a try.

  3. I love the depth you add with your stitching.
    Hopefully I can get some time to practice on my machine after the holidays.


  4. Looks fabulous.
    I just ordered your DVD - Master Machine Quilting and told my husband it's his birthday gift to me (I'm also this month near halloween) :)


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