Two years ago this cartoon appeared in my Facebook feed, it was a lightbulb moment for me. I never imagined how much would change, still can’t believe I get to help people fall in love with quilting everyday. Click through and be inspired and encouraged to live your passion.
Today Timehop reminded me of a delightful morning spent learning to crochet with a kind and beautiful friend. She had the ability to teach in a way that never felt like you were working hard to learn something but more that you were just having a chat and all of a sudden, tah dah!
In our usual way, we had pots of tea and a pear/raspberry/coconut loaf I used to make for her as it was her favourite.
She’s been gone than two years and I still miss her every single day.
I haven’t picked up this project since she died or made that loaf cake, today feels like a good day to bake and hook.
I’ll have to find some tutorials to remember how… Somehow these circles need to become squares for joining… Any recommendations for a good online crochet tute?
It’s such an honour to see this quilt hanging at the Canberra Craft and Quilt Show this weekend.
The maker, Tracy, took a class with me where she challenged her perfectionist self to embrace improv, just for a day. It was a big ask for her and I’m just like a proud mama bear to see this finished! Teaching people to make quilts is such a rewarding experience and I can’t thank all my students enough for trusting me to take them on a journey.
“Displaced” by Tracy Oliver @t_j_oliver, made in a workshop at Addicted To Fabric in Canberra