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A long holiday weekend……

A long holiday weekend calls for a bit of time away and my sweet husband and I ran away to our own paradise in the mountains. We love it here. The weather has been absolutely perfect and the pace has been slow and relaxing. There’s sewing on

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Gather your favorite fabrics…..

…..and join me to create your own version of Gatherings!  I’ve designed another series quilt for my favorite quilting magazine, American Quilter Magazine. Like last year’s series quilt, Pleasantville, this is a row-by-row-style quilt but the blocks in Gatherings are set on the diagonal. There are six

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Scissor love

As I’m sewing a new quilt top for a future class project today in my sunny studio, I’ve been thinking about how much I LOVE using my favorite scissors designed and distributed by my friend, Karen Kay Buckley. There are currently four sizes of scissors available and

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Do you know Stella?

If not, allow me to introduce you. Stella, is my wonderfully bright, illuminating new friend.  Isn’t she sleek and pretty? I don’t often promote sewing products by name, but when I come across a product that is really, truly awesome and makes my life better, I simply

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Magazines and more

It’s been exciting to open my mailbox the past few days because two awesome quilt magazines were just delivered. Now I can finally share some great news with you! American Quilter Magazine I’ve been posting hints online for months now (since January) about a new series quilt I was

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To the mountains I go…..

I lift up my eyes to the mountains— where does my help come from? My help comes from the LORD, the Maker of heaven and earth. – Psalm 121: 1-2. I’ve been asked the question, “mountains or beach?” For me, there’s only one answer. Mountains. Yes, I love

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Pleasantville Show and Tell UPDATED

Many of you know about (and hopefully follow) my regular column, Kimberly’s Korner, in American Quilter Magazine. In 2016, AQS featured my original series quilt, Pleasantville, which appeared in conjunction with my column. I was overwhelmed by the excitement of the readers to follow along and make their

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UQSM Show Review Part 2

The UQSM Show was amazing, to say the least. The exhibit hall was bright, modern, clean and perfect in every way. Classrooms were spacious and well lit and the vendor hall held terrific booths filled with quilting materials and supplies plus some very eclectic vendors, too. I stayed

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It’s a wrap! UQSM Show Review Part 1

The first UQSM (formerly the HQMS Show) Show has come and gone and after 8 days spent in Salt Lake City, Utah, I’m back home once again. It was a wonderful week but of course I’m always happy when I return home to family and our furry

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A review of the Janome Memory Craft 9400

Last autumn, the Janome of American company offered to send me a Memory Craft 9400 sewing machine and asked me to use it and provide honest feedback in a review. Let me begin by saying I’ve sewn on previous Janome machines including the 11000, the 6600, 8900

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About Birgit

Wherever I go, I am asked about the exquisite machine quilting on my quilts. I’m happy to share with you that most of my quilts have been expertly quilted by the internationally award winning quilt artist, Birgit Schüller! Read more