Kestrel's Storage and Organizers

Continuing the itemization of all of my stuff in my sewing studio, today's blog post is all about storage — namely what products I use to keep myself organized. And as you're about to see, I do all of my organizational shopping at pretty much one place: T…

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How to Work in a Series

The other day, I was in a Zoom call with a group of fellow quilt artists, and the topic of working in a series came up in conversation — specifically, how does one go about making a series? I admit I didn't contribute much to the discussion, mostly becaus…

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Inspired to Sew #92

Studio Art Quilt Associates (SAQA) was featured in the latest issue (#92) of Inspired to Sew magazine, published by SCHMETZ Needles, and my little Luke was chosen for the cover! This magazine is free to read online here

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Ship Design is Critical

To make the best composition, all elements of that composition must work together. Makes sense, right? Not so fast. This simple concept can be pretty tricky to execute successfully, especially when creating things that don't exist. Today, we're going to t…

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Quilt National 21

On May 28, my quilt Morning Commute debuted as one of the 84 quilts on display with this year's Quilt National 21 exhibition. I attended the opening reception in Athens, OH. Kestrel Michaud and Morning Commute at the Quilt National 21 …

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