Today I started the fifth week of my journey to get into shape and be able to run a 12k by May 2017. Mostly it’s going pretty well. I have discovered that I have the most problems behaving myself as far as eating right is concerned. The holidays are not helping with this. I will […]
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).
If you’re like me, or most other quilters, you probably have at least one or two (or several dozen) UFO’s lying around. (For anyone who doesn’t quilt, UFO’s are what quilters call unfinished quilting projects). Why do I have all these projects laying around unfinished? Is it a lack of motivation? Laziness? Or just simply […]
I’ve been working on getting in better shape for about a week now. Overall it’s going pretty well. My goals for last week were to: walk at least 10,000 steps a day (goal met), write everything down in my food diary (about 95% met) and stop drinking soda (only had one), and do some kind […]
Quarter inch seams and food journals, what could these two things possibly have in common? It’s easy; they both add up. When I first started quilting, I had a lot of experience as a seamstress, but absolutely no experience sewing anything else. I read through my first quilt pattern and thought “this seems easy enough”. […]