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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Kestrel's Sewing Tools

To continue my itemization of all the stuff I use in my sewing studio, today's blog post is all about the tools I use for sewing — specifically, the things I use in my hands to aid in the physical process of quilt creation. The blog posts in this series w…

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April LiveStream & Patreon

Yesterday, on Saturday, April 24, I hosted my very first LiveStream event on YouTube. I broadcasted myself cutting fabric for the roadrunner in my newest quilt design using my Cricut Explore Air 2 machine. I was live for almost four hours. During that tim…

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