pokey's ponderings

Thoughts on Crafting a Life

Day Two of QA TV has gone very smoothly…probably because first thing this morning, Jane LaFazio led us in a little yoga session on the set! . International Quilt Festival/Houston I read through all of the responses on my blog a week ago, asking what you would be interested in trading at the upcoming quilt […]

I am happy to report that Sweetie has been adopted! Here I have spent all this time trying to get her hooked up with so many agencies and exhausted my social media efforts, when all I really needed to do was simply walk the dog through my neighborhood. The other night I realized I had […]

Since it is already Tuesday, I realize I am a little late in hoping everyone had a great weekend last weekend! Mine was spent in my studio, making a ton of quilt-y goods, including this tote I made for my pet sitter. Speaking of pet sitting, the night before I left for the Long Beach […]

Thanks to all of you who answered my question yesterday about what quilt demonstrations, processes, and techniques you would love to observe. (And congrats to Kit Lang as you are yesterday’s book winner! Please email me your shipping address to pokeyb@quilts.com and I will ship this book to you faster than you can free-motion a […]

I hope everyone had a great weekend! Mine was busy: I adopted another furry creature (more on that tomorrow), did some QA TV prep for our upcoming taping, and stitched a market tote for a friend who recently underwent surgery. Essentially I was closeted in my studio with my animals and a stack of DVDs, […]

I have spent some time this week looking at all of the Pinterest boards people posted in the comments section of this blog post, and I am mightily impressed by the sheer number of pins! I admit, I’m not a prolific pinner…and that’s simply because I know I would while away my nights pinning on Planet […]

Blog Update: Book Winner Announced! Congratulations to Kirstyn Cogan! Please email me your mailing address to pokeyb@quilts.com and I will ship the book to you!  And everyone, thank you for sharing your Pinterest boards. I am going through them and seeing some pretty amazing things to repin! It’s a very busy Monday here at Quilts […]


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