I’ve been on an Invitational lecture tour traveling through 8 cities visiting the artists of the area. It was an absolute honor. I met wonderful people, I had the opportunity to share my ideas on textile arts with literally 100’s of people. I took a few thousand photos, wrote pages of dialogue and the weeks of preparation by my PA and I prior to the trip paid off and I have a sense of satisfaction that I actually achieved it.
It is the day before the quilt show begins, all is in readiness, the show is up, the vendors prepared and the participants excited and nervous.
I just decided to document the day as I was deciding the best way to make this new project.
I shout it from the rooftops that we need to encourage the younger generation to take up a needle and thread. Our event, the Southern New Mexico Festival of Quilts does just that. A group of young people dressed in orange with “Ambassador” on their back worked tirelessly to help set up the event, serve…
Monday last week I arrived home from a 3 month trip. After traveling for 36 hours I fell into organizing just a few things like storm damage to the downstairs area, unpack 6 cases, organize insurance, food shopping, catch up with family and do a day of business with my PA and pack for the New Zealand class all in three days. Then off again.