Monday, February 04, 2008

I'm a celebrity!

Okay, maybe I'm not a celebrity in the overall scheme of things, but in my little corner of the state I am. A couple months ago in the Pickle group for Mark Lipinski's Quilter's Home magazine, Mark asked for opinions on whether or not the younger generation would be involved with quilting and if there were obstacles. I fired off my comments, having to do with the fact that I am a young quilter, I do think my generation will quilt, but the thing holding us back is the money. Since machines, fabric, notions cost a lot to get started, it could be cost prohibitive for many to get started. That's why knitting has taken off, a couple needles, some yarn and you're set without much expense. A lot of young people aren't making as much as those with experience and trying to start/raise families. They don't have the extra money for an expensive hobby. Anyway, he published part of my response and credited me with it in the newest Mar./Apr. Quilters Home magazine. Many quilters in my area haven't even picked up this magazine, but when they found out I was in it, well let's just say they will be sold out fast. I've been telling everyone I know about this amazing, fun, inspiring, and up to date magazine. They even announced it at Strip Club and his trunk show is at Pearl Louise Krush's shop, Thimble Cottage, here in Rapid City. I'm so excited to get to see it. If you haven't gotten the magazine I urge you to take a look for yourself.

5 comments:

Hazel said...

Congrduations I haven't seen that issue yet but have enjoyed other ,ones .

Kristie said...

Amazing!!!! I will have to try to track that issue down...just for keeps!!!
Kristie

Carol Van Rooy said...

YOU GO GIRL!!!

Suzan said...

When I got my magazine on Friday I sat down to read it immediately (as I always do!) I saw your name in the Pickle question section and thought "I know her!"...OK, maybe not actually "know" you but I blog with you so that counts!!

kt said...

hey that's awesome. as a fellow young quilter, I can totally relate to everything you said! I couldn't have said it better myself. kudos!