Tag: Mary McElwain

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November 17, 2021 The Quilters Hall of Fame

We’ve recently honored our veterans, and there were lots of poppy memes and photos going around the internet.  Deb Geyer shared these from The Embroiderers’ Guild of Victoria: And I found this beaded example by Crystal Behn, A Dine and Carrier artist: The first Embroiderers’ Guild shot looks like a quilt, so I’m somewhat on…

May 5, 2021 The Quilters Hall of Fame

I’ve read that the French have no good expression to say “I’m excited about….” A direct translation “Je suis excitée” would more often be understood as talking about physical arousal—not appropriate. This vocabulary gap is most unfortunate because they would have no way to tell you about how happy I am that there will be…

October 2, 2020 The Quilters Hall of Fame

Road trip!  Who wants to go to a lovely little quilt shop in Wisconsin? Well. at least virtually that is.  But before we go, I’m sorry to report it, but I have Bloggers’ Block. I spent the time I should have been writing on Sunday in virtual study centers offered on Zoom by the American…