A Photo Review of 2015
It was a very active, adventure filled and exciting year for me.
I was nominated for Teacher of the year once again which was very exciting. I started my year of travels to teach and lecture in California where I taught and lectured for six different guilds and loved meeting so many new friends. As the year processed I taught or took classes in Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, California, Arizona, and Kentucky as well as Canada. I taught on a 12 day cruise where I visited five different countries. I designed new patterns and visited Spring Quilt Market in Minneapolis. I made jewelry, indigo dyed fabrics and ice dyed fabrics. I never stop learning and teaching others what I know. Travel and teaching are my passions and I hope you enjoy looking at this montage of my travels in 2015. I will revisit some of these photos in future posts as well as post from future travels to teach or learn in 2016. View to the end to see my thoughts for my life adventures.
These are just a few the things I saw on my adventures.
Fabulous “Hippy Bus” in California
To die for boots in Carmel, CA.Great shop to teach at in Greenwood, Indiana
Fabulous shop owners at The Back Door.
I took a beginning knit class on my day off in Zionsville, Indiana.
My first scarf!
Lolly’s Quilt shop in Shipshewana, Indiana.
Quilter’s General Store in Rockford, Illinois.
My pattern Josephine’s Knot sample in the store.
I did a little Row By Row shopping along the way!
I spent two whole weeks immersed in fiber study in Tennessee.
My friend Vernon Bowen treated us to a trip to the Salt & Pepper museum.
Taught and lectured for three days at Tennessee Quilts “Quiltfest”! A little Indigo Dyeing on silk.
Spent some time in my jewelry studio.
We had a wonderful trip to Canada for me to lecture and teach.
I made a silk sample of my Gypsy Sampler Wall Quilt.
Ice dyeing! A fabulous trip to NYC before teaching on a 12 day cruise.
We sat with great friends.
Fabulous full rainbow while at sea.
I love it when my husband David gets to travel with me.
We saw our youngest son in Grand Cayman.
I taught with great women on the ship. Marilyn Foreman, Nancy Mahoney and Deb Luttrell our cruise host. She plans a fabulous cruise.
Don’t you love the colors when the ice is melting with Ice Dyeing?
This is a gift from a dear friend. I try to heed the advice.
I bought a great piece of art from Cindi Goodwin. She is a wonderful artist.
A few of my students displaying their quilt tops from class.
My jewelry making class friends Cathy, Vivian and Rita.
More class quilts
My Martha Stewart friends Karen and Eileen. We have such great memories of our two ‘Dreamers into Doers’ group visits to NYC to meet Martha.
I crossed a lot of state lines last year. I travelled a lot of miles in my trusty car.
I have some great pincushion snapshots. I will share a whole post this year.
I just loved this little mouse.
There is nothing like teaching my silk class and seeing the beautiful silk quilts come to life.
I try to live by the quotes listed below.
I am not sure who did this one. Sorry!I can add buy the fabric when you see it and don’t save all the good stuff. Use it everyday!
This one is by rawforbeauty.com. I LOVE the words! Sure wish I looked like her! 🙂
Come with me for fun in travel, food, fabric, quilts, jewelry etc.
We can get into trouble as a team!
May you have a happy, healthy and prosperous new year.