Tidbits: One may be for you

1.  Here is some beautiful fabric that just arrived from the Michael Miller company!  It’s for my next magazine project (for Modern Quilts Unlimited).  I love to use batiks for the “solids” in my quilts because of the texture and highlights they give to the design.

Michael Miller batiks

Michael Miller Batiks

2. Who wants these selvages I’ve been saving? I know the author of one of the blogs I read commented that there is a selvage quilt in her future, and I’m pretty sure there’s none in mine.  Comment or e-mail me if you want them.Selvages

Melanie, whose blog is

Melanie, whose blog is Catbirdquilts.wordpress.com

3.  For those who may want  more traditional lessons on color than the ones I’ve provided in my design series, my friend Melanie in Iowa has some nice posts.  You can find them here and here.  I think you’ll like them!

Zippy Star quilt by Mary J Puckett

Zippy Star I, which was sold at the Asheville Quilt Show

4. Woo!  I recently sold a quilt at the Asheville Quilt show!  And it’s a good thing, because–

5. My digital camera somehow got a little piece of lint inside (at a quilt show, of course) and I can’t get it out!  Any recommendations for a good replacement?

6.  I aim for a blog length of around 350 words.  I figure my attention span is short, so yours may be too 😀

7. And the more pictures in the blog, the better. So here’s my October finish, another quilt for Ronald McDonald House.  I quilted it on my new Bernina 530QE. There’s definitely a learning curve to that BSR, but I’m pleased with the result.

free motion quilting

Free motion quilting with my new Bernina





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