I love to quilt. I have been quilting since I was a little girl helping my mom make simple square quilts for babies in our family. We used double knit polyester fabric and tied them with yarn. It was a great introduction into sewing, fabrics and color. Things I am all about these days!
I would describe my quilting as Traditional Fusion, a love of all things old but new and with a modern, contemporary feel. I am a quilter from rural northern Michigan who loves to crochet, knit, tat, doodle, play Celtic music on my violin and travel. I am a married to a man that I met when we were 13 year old kids. He puts on a kilt and does Scottish Highland games all summer. I am his official photographer and stat keeper. I am mother of two adult children and grandma to three. I work full time in health care and wedge in my creative endeavors around my 40 hour work week. I am all about working in short blocks of time and leveraging what time I do have available for quilting. One stitch, one block, one row at a time.
I love Instagram and post there daily. I enjoy creativity so much that I run a Face Book Group -My Creative Corner3 where we do daily prompt challenges to stimulate creativity! See below. I also have a Facebook page, Vicki Holloway Quilting as well as a You Tube channel called Vicki Holloway. Join me on social media!
If you would like to contact me you can email me :
Lectures and Workshops:
All Lectures and Workshops are ZOOM capable
I have several lectures and workshops available to share!
My Quilt Journey
How to make quilts in 15 minutes a day
Long arm free motion quilting
Ocean Front quilt
Be Creative! jump starting your creativity
I have several quilts to share with the lecture and many are pictured on the blog.
Lecture fees are $150 for a 2 hour talk and trunk show. Workshops range from $300 for a half day (4 hours) and 500 for a full day (7 hours)
Travel expenses would be calculated per mile and lodging to be provided at a hotel.
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Vicki, Now I have stacked you beyond our quilt fiction friendship. Signed up for everything you do. Sounds like all good stuff, can’t wait to watch/listen.
Thank you! I enjoy quilting and meeting quilters so much! I hope you enjoy the content!
I let out a great sigh when I listened to your slow stitching discussion. I worked as a trauma nurse for many, many years and when I retired I decided rushing, hurrying was no longer in my vocabulary. For all the years I have quilted I have always resisted the hurry of the processes. I smile and say “no I don’t chain stitch, no I don’t spend a day cutting so I can sit at the machine and quickly piece, etc. ” I do a block at a time. I hand piece and hand quilt some projects. I just enjoy the process and give myself time to think.
Enjoy your podcast and everything Vicki Holloway
Thank you for sharing your podcast….looking forward to future episodes! We have a log home in western MI(thoroughly loved Aug there) and a home in OK I’m late learning to quilt but enjoy it w a passion….and machines at both homes to keep me on an evan keel. 😊
Truely enjoyed your podcast and look forward to the next one. I am not very good with my longarm machine…finally gave up and boought the robot system for it…but your experience with Zentangle gives me hope. Maybe some time dedicated to that would help my longarm skills. Your art teacher should not be teaching!! We had a school counselor who told students they were “not college material”. Thank goodness she is no longer teaching!
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Oh you play a stringed instrument? How fun!!! I came from Design wall post–but have wandered all over the blog. I tried to do it quietly–its pretty early.