Since I was a very young boy I have loved all sorts of antiques. What I love the most about antiques is the attention to detail that is missing in the contemporary things made today. For the most part, nobody seems to want to put the effort into making things that will eventually be our quality antiques of the future.
Month: May 2017
Mexico City, one of my favorite places in the whole world. An explosion of culture, food, music, arts and crafts. This is probably my 7th time visiting this city and somehow it does not cease to amaze me. This time I came on a business trip, but I always manage to get some time to do the fun stuff. Not that my job isn’t … Read More Mexico City- A Quilter’s Adventure
“Teaching is a very noble profession that shapes the character, caliber, and future of an individual. If the people remember me as a good teacher, that will be the biggest honour for me” Being able to travel all over the country and out of the country teaching what I love is a big blessing. I’ve been teaching for a long time now. I have … Read More Teaching adventures- North Carolina.
From San Diego, CA to NC, to FL and now Murfreesboro, TN (near Nashville). I’ve discovered so many wonderful spots in the city of music. This time it was a little Korean restaurant. I love food. Let’s face it, we all do. I love the variety we can find out there. About a year ago I discovered a Korean restaurant when I was living … Read More Discovering Nashville
This will be our third (3rd) ReMARKable adventure at sea and we want YOU to be part of it and become part of our ReMARKable Family. Leaving September 9 through September 16, 2018 from Galveston, Texas. Master workshop with Mark Sherman with our own SEWING STUDIO! Game nights, gift bags with lots of valuable supplies, including TOP QUALITY WONDERFIL THREAD. ReMARKable tips and more. … Read More ReMARKable Quilting Cruise- A Quilter’s Adventure.
Ireland. Friendly people, unforgettable views, the unveiling of my Book of Kells quilt, lots of fun, master workshop and beer! Does it get any better? Only 4 months away from the trip of a lifetime and there are A FEW spots left waiting for you.
I’m always thinking about creating. My future starts when I wake up every morning… Every day I find something creative to do with my life. Thinking outside the box means approaching problems in new, innovative ways. We’re told to think outside the box all the time and I know many of you don’t know how to. Like everything else in life, there are some … Read More Thinking Outside the Box- A Quilter’s Adventure.
One of the things I like to do besides quilting, is baking. I love, love, LOVE everything that has to do with food. Usually I try to watch what I put in my mouth, not only because I want to get rid of some extra pounds, but also because I work long hours during the day and I need healthy food that will give … Read More The healthiest, yet most delicious banana and blueberry muffins! YUMMY
“Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful.” Recently I was at a quilt guild while the president of the guild was making her announcements. She told the members of the guild that a women, who had been a member but had passed away, had left the guild … Read More What makes you happy? This is one of the things that MAKES ME happy- A Quilter’s Adventure.
“All roads that lead to success have to pass through hard work boulevard at some point” Since the beginning of my quilting career I have been crazy about dyeing my own fabric because I believe in working with the right colors ALWAYS, regardless of the project we’re working on. Even if it’s a charity quilt you’re working on, I believe you should always use … Read More My Obsession with Hand Dyeing my own Fabrics