Pelargoniums and Shakespear

My trip to Birmingham wasn’t limited to visiting The festival of Quilts and exploring Birmingham. My daughter Danute accompanied me and she had her own agenda. She loves crafts, she knits and crochets but I am not sure if she will ever become a quilter. She has another kind of passion: pelargoniums (or geraniums). She… Read More →

The Festival of Quilts, Birmingham, 2017

Even I sent my quilts for a contest to The festival of Quilts in Birmingham before, this was the first time I went to see it with my own eyes. My daughter Danute accompanied me as she had her own plans. That’s why we booked 5 nights in Birmingham, plenty of time to explore not… Read More →

Rust Dyeing

It’s been a long time since I posted here but lately  I was very busy traveling and fabric dyeing. I dyed bunch if fabrics with Procion MX dyes, but my last adventure was dyeing with rust. Living in Lithuania summer is the only time when I can dye fabrics. Our summers usually are not hot… Read More →

The Kiss

Today I got some wonderful news: my quilt The Kiss has been accepted into juried exhibition Threads of Resistance. I am an American citizen living in Lithuania. I love America and I care of what is happening there and I care of the future of my country. That’s why I didn’t vote for Donald Trump…. Read More →

My Dream Comes True

Today is the day when my wildest dream came true. Many years ago I bought the first edition of The Encyclopedia of Quilting and Patchwork Techniques by Katherine Guerrier, published by Quarto Publishing in 1994. Living in a place where quilting was almost unknown this book was like a spring of fresh water. Finally I… Read More →