Intro

It is currently 41 and rainy, which is better than 25 and whoknowshowmanyfeetofsnow in Duluth (Minnesota). This blog will mainly detail my current quilting and art projects but will also touch on other things going on in my life. You will occasionally see food photos just because I like to take food photos–proof that I actually do cook. You may even see egg carton formations or some other nonsense. You will often see tutorials or step by step progress on a project. Some day you may even see a video. I hope you will find this blog interesting. Feel free to comment and if you have questions about a technique or project, I will answer you either in the blog or personally. I will usually post at least once a week but sometimes life gets in the way. If you are bored and would like to peek at my boards on Pinterest, look for Candy P.  (I will learn how to link Pinterest to this blog–just didn’t work today.) My next post will be about Art Glitter.

About icandyet.com

Hi—I’m Candy P. I live in beautiful Northwest Arkansas and write this blog about quilting. I love the entire process of quilting from design to piecing and appliqué, to free-motion quilting on my Janome. I have been sewing since I was five and started quilting in 1991 with a group in NE Minnesota. We used cardboard templates and scissors and did everything by hand. I have since made traditional quilts, donation quilts and Quilts of Valor; I’ve done paper piecing and foundation quilting but now really enjoy improvisational piecing using scraps from my stash or my hand dyed fabrics and making art quilts. I am also currently trying to finish any and all unfinished projects. I am so far behind I can never die. I have always been a maker, a sewist and needleworker, running the gamut from hand embroidery to macramé, knitting, crocheting, crafts, book binding and mixed media projects. I have taught a lot of handicraft classes including fabric painting, origami, and calligraphy, Dancercise (who remembers that) and my own exercise classes. When I’m not in the garage dyeing fabric or in my studio, I’m at Zumba or walking on local trails and photographing art or whatever catches my eye. I currently belong to Crystal Bridges, AQS, The Quilt Show, NWA Modern Quilt Guild and the Van Go-Go Girls (a local art quilt group). I occasionally make it to the piano and the golf course and enjoy cooking with my husband and generally wreaking some kind of havoc with my daughter. You can read my previous blog at Kandykwilts.blogspot.com but you cannot read my blog as northwind at The Quilt Show, apparently lost forever. I write about my current projects, mistakes and all, and often tell you what products I use (with no compensation). I am open to suggestions about blog posts and will be happy to answer any questions you may have about my projects or posts. Comment or email me. Feedback is most welcome—just be kind.

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