3.6 The Scientific Quilter’s Origin StoryJanuary 13, 2010
Later today, I should be expecting to have a guest blogger post on Quilting Gallery. I contacted Michelle Foster from Quilting Gallery about two weeks ago to let her know about the podcasts I listen to. The next day she sent out the call for guest blogger posts, and then graciously asked if I would want to have a guest blogger spot. I am very flattered and honored to be asked to do this, and hope you all like it.
In it, I write the “origin story” of the Scientific Quilter which is mostly a tribute to the quilting podcasts I listen to. This is an attempt to expose some more of the quilting world to podcasting from my perspective. The post is rather long, but shares my experiences and why I like each podcast, how I came into quilting, and how I started blogging.
A small excerpt from the blog post below. Go to Quilter’s Gallery blog for the entire post.
My name is Darla and I am one of the new bloggers out there. I am a beginner quilter with a lot of quilting and blogging ambitions, and a unique perspective.
Rather than spending a lot of time talking about my blog Scientific Quilter, I wanted to share a (long) story of my experiences of the past year that lead me to be a quilting blogger.
I started quilting when I received a free sewing machine from work in February of 2009 and somehow in my head I had thought you had to have a sewing machine to be a quilter. I’ve wanted to be a quilter for several years, but kept putting off that idea because I kept putting off the idea of buying all the supplies. A year earlier I had purchased a book on quilting – Your First Quilt Book by Carol Doak and it sat in my car for most of that year while the quilting idea kept bubbling up. Once I got the sewing machine, the book was opened and read cover to cover. …
To find the comprehensive list of quilting podcasts and TV spots go to Quilting Gallery, click Quilter’s Fun tab, then click on the Quilter’s TV/Video and Podcasts under the Quilter’s Resources section.
Or just click on the direct link to the TV Videos and Podcasts.