Author Archives: PatchPearl

Wednesday Words – Finding my SPARK for 2019…

Something did…in a fashion. SPARK is my word, and it’s an acronym for Shift. Possible. Action. Results. Kind. This mantra is easy to remember for me, and it applies to my work life as well as my personal life. It can even (insert a big grin here!) work up as a new Facebook cover page. […]

Improving your Quilting space – 5 ideas to help

In today’s post, I’m going to give you a window into the inner workings in my space, and share with you 5 things which I use every day in the studio to make my quilting better. If you’re still looking for ideas to put on your list – these are items that make sewing more […]

What’s my favorite tool in the sewing rooom?

I’m participating in the #myyearinquilts hashtag over on Instagram, which was started by the Modern Quilt Studio on their IG feed.  I have been out of the practice of posting regularly to Instagram, and I do find it helpful to do with the structure of a challenge. I’m on day 6, and I’m writing this […]

Wednesday Words – More options

While my turkey is defrosting in the kitchen, I’ll update you on something that occurred to me as I was posting last week about binding options…you can read that post here.  And why, you may be wondering, am I spending so much time with bindings. My first question has to do with the size of […]

Textile Tuesday expanded….

This post could also  be titled “My Problem and How I solved it”, but I’m going to pull the title from a series I started over on Facebook recently. There are a series  of posts with the #TextileTuesday, and I am using it as an opportunity to talk about my stash – why I fell […]

Wednesday Words – Pushing past fear

I’m happy with the reaction that I got to the series I’m doing on bright spots in the industry, but today I want to pause that for a second.  There’s more to come (!) on the series, and I’ll come back to that next week. This blog post is going in a completely different direction, […]