Tag Archives: Tom Russell

AQG January Meeting and the First MJHS School Quilt

The February meeting of the Arkansas Quilters Guild was this past week. Joan and Deanna and I went. It was a good meeting and the quilter from Hickory Hills Quilt Shop in Hot Springs was the program speaker. She should … Continue reading

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Tom Russell – Former Student and Friend

I met Tom Russell when he took art in the 7th grade. I think it was 1976. He was the most talented student I have ever had. He had a unique way of drawing and designing that was so mature … Continue reading

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The Scrap Rose Quilt with Tread Painting and Quilting Designs

Last summer when Tom was here when he was cleaning up he sorted his scraps from a project he was working on. He was going to throw away scraps that he said he wasn’t going to keep. I got them … Continue reading

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This and That and Some Other Stuff

Sometimes I do things that I’d like to share, but they don’t merit a post by themselves. So, tonight I ran across a few pictures that  just wanted to share with you, my readers. Today I took 18 of my Hawaiian … Continue reading

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Redoing Old Frames and Little Chairs for Big People to Enjoy

My school schedule let’s me leave Thursdays and Fridays at 11:30. It basically gives me a 4 day weekend to do anything I want. Well, yesterday I had nothing to do, nothing scheduled and nothing I wanted to do. As went up … Continue reading

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I Made a Quilt and Gave It Away – Something Unusual for Me.

I received a quilt in the mail several years ago from my brother, Mark. I was never so shocked over anything. I mean shocked, stunned, speechless! We have never done the gift thing. He lives way off and we don’t talk … Continue reading

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The Teacher Learns from the Student – My friend Tom Russell

Tom Russell is one of those people who come into your life and hold a special place in your heart forever. I met Tom in junior high in my art class. He was so mannerly, funny and so very talented. We … Continue reading

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Houston Quilt Show #5 – The Woodcut Print Blocks

One of the most unusual booths I saw at the Houston show was called Colouricious.  As soon as I glanced down and saw the woodcuts for block printing I stopped. It reminded me of 4 huge hand cut wood blocks that I … Continue reading

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I’m on the Ricky & Alex Quilt Show!!! – My 4 Seconds of Fame

I was filmed as the former quilt teacher of Tom Russell for the Ricky & Alex Quilt Show on the computer at Houston two years ago. The segment about Tom is now running and I have probably 4 seconds of face … Continue reading

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Miracles Do Happen- Scrap Quilt #27

  Scrsp Quilt top #27 Finished Scrap Quilt # 27 The Right Fabric – After I got all the blocks arranged on the table in sorta the order, I realized that the small paper pieced house blocks from Mary Garcia and the … Continue reading

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