Monthly Archives: October 2014

The Beautification of James Campbell

I only have a few friends that call me James or James Campbell.  Carol has always called me James or James Campbell in her adult life. But, I have so many other names I answer to it’s not a big … Continue reading

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The Family that Stitches Together

This week when I stayed at Barbara and Bob’s in Bentonville I took the craft tour of their house. Barbara is a quilter and Bob is a cross stitcher. Barbara has a studio up stairs and Bob cross stitches in front … Continue reading

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Finishing Up Some Colored Pencil Drawings

When I give assignment and the kids get started, I have time to create. I have loved colored pencil drawings for years and love the way you can blend so many colors together. Two years ago we were doing a … Continue reading

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Crystal Bridges and the State of the Art Collection

When I went to teach up in Northwest Arkansas this week Barbara asked me if I wanted to go to Crystal Bridges. YES!!! It is such a fascinating place. She told we that the new exhibition was called: State of … Continue reading

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Barbara’s Flowers Still Blooming – Barely

I stayed with Barbara and Bob Thursday night in Bentonville to do the lecture and workshop for Q.U.I.L.T. of Northwest Arkansas. (Well, I think it was Bentonville. It was Exit 88. All those towns run together up there. Fayetteville, Rogers, … Continue reading

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AQG – Oct. Meeting – Incorporating Wool Into Quilts

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The Perfect M and M Crystal Serving Dish

When I was in Jackson, Mississippi this summer with a friend on a buying trip, I found a divided American cut crystal compote. It was the right size to hold the 4 kinds of M&M’s. ( Plain, Peanut, Almond, and Peanut … Continue reading

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