Mindfulness and quilting

On Thursday of this week I set up my stand in readiness for the Annual Conference of the QGBI (Quilters’ Guild of the British Isles) Annual Conference and AGM. This year, the Conference and AGM were held at the Civic Centre, in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, which is in my region. On Friday morning, I gave a lecture (illustrated with quilts) entitled ‘Coming to Textiles the Long Way … Continue reading Mindfulness and quilting

On the podcast

This is a ‘stop-press’ kind of blog-post. Since the early days of my small textiles business, I have been reading a weekly blog entitled ‘While She Naps’ by Abby Glassenberg (www.whileshenaps.com). Abby Glassenberg at her desk, photo by┬áLisa Neighbors Abby is herself a small business owner: she has written patterns for making soft toys and is also a puppet-maker. She writes about the textile industry … Continue reading On the podcast