If you had told me 10 years ago that I would be making my living as a longarm quilter, quilting for hire and teaching classes around the United States, I would have thought you were crazy. I can’t believe how much my life has changed and all the wonderful people this crazy passion has brought […]
Hi, my name is Kris Vierra. I have been sewing or quilting in one form or the other for over 20 years. I have run a successful long arm business for the last nine. I enjoy teaching around the US and sharing my love and passion for all things quilt related. I currently live in Lincoln, NE with my husband of 24 years, Chris, and my two children William (16) and Tony(13).
Ok maybe it’s not cursed, but did you ever have one of those projects where nothing seems to go right, no matter what you do? Well this was mine. I became fascinated with the idea of this quilt almost eight years ago when I saw a picture of an old antique leymone star quilt in a book. The […]
I was on Facebook the other day and was very sad to read a post by a beginning quilter expressing her discouragement and frustration. After seeing all the posts by more accomplished quilters and having had several of her quilts critiqued rather harshly, she was at the point where she didn’t think she wanted to […]
This week I’m doing something a little different. I asked my good friend, and quilting expert Cindy Seitz-Krug, if she would share some of her knowledge about quilt show judging. Happily she agreed. Cindy started quilting when her mom signed her up for a quilting class at the local community college in 1992. Known best for […]