European Patchwork Meeting 2016

I just got back from the European Patchwork Meeting that is one of the greatest quilting events in Europe:  http://www.patchwork-europe.eu/index.php The event takes place in several villages in Val d’Argent, Alsace: Sainte-Marie-aux-Mines, Sainte-Croix-aux-Mines, Lièpvre, Rombach-le-Franc. During 5 days, historical buildings, village halls or places of worship are the theater of a unique event dedicated to… Read More →

Vacation in Pape, Latvia

This week I spent 4 days on the Baltic Sea in Pape, Latvia. This was the first time since my children were small that we were vacationing together: my son’s family from Germany and my daughter’s family from Lithuania. This is a strange thing but we three are citizens of three different countries: I am… Read More →

No Time for Sewing

It’s been a very busy summer. No time for sewing at all.  I truly miss my studio and a new quilt on a design wall that has been waiting for me patiently. For the entire last week I was  traveling  in Lithuania with my friend from New Zealand. I thought I knew my country well… Read More →

Plain air 2016

Group of my friends, myself including, last weekend gathered deeply in a country in Lithuania  for plain air 2016,  the event  that we hold every two years since  2008. This was our 5th plain air. It was held in a village that now has only one house left. It is a log cabin built 100… Read More →

American Flag quilt

June 14th  is American Flag Day. Being US citizen living outside US I still feel like I belong there and I miss everything I left behind when I moved to Lithuania almost three years ago. Watching American Flag flying can bring tears to my eyes. I have my own experience and my own reasons why… Read More →