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Quilt Festival Postlude

Before I get started on this day I would like to send you over to two podcasts. Quilter on Fire Episode 48 with Victoria Findlay Wolfe and Quilt N Tell Podcast Back to the Beginner Brain Episode 64. I have thoughts on both podcasts and how they are related to one another. There are more… Continue reading Quilt Festival Postlude

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Goals, Video & Moving Forward

Friends, please join me in sharing some of the beauty of this week. While I know I still need some time to reflect and think things through there are some good highlights. I've mentioned that one of the Priests I worked with in ages past often said, "We do not need new teaching, we need… Continue reading Goals, Video & Moving Forward

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Does this ever happen to you?

Where you finally get all the bits and pieces lined up ready to go and then a wrench gets tossed into the works, effectively derailing what you're doing? And because of what it is you can't really be mad about it first because you really have no control over it and second because that will… Continue reading Does this ever happen to you?

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Practiced Intuition

Before I get to the theme from the title of the blog post I'm going to share a bit about this week. This week is going to be full filming and celebrating. In January I committed to filming a course for Creative Spark, working my way through with a cohort of other authors and teachers.… Continue reading Practiced Intuition

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A Shout Out to Alex Anderson

Oh goodness this is a throwback isn't it. This is from 2008 from a Ricky Tims Quilt Super Seminar just north of Albany New York. I was super new to the wonder-filled world of professional quilting and Alex is beginning what I've enjoyed as a delightful adventure hosting The Quilt Show, and the whole development… Continue reading A Shout Out to Alex Anderson

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Current Reading

Lean in Quilterly Friends we're gonna chat books and life and quilting. Are y'all ready for this? A couple of weeks ago I mentioned reading "Your Blue Flame Drop the Guilt and do what Makes you Come Alive" by Jen Fulwiler. She's hosting Get Unstuck with Jen the week of November 15th, friends I'm diving… Continue reading Current Reading

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Thank You

Quilts Inc for coordinating, hosting, and running a great show this week. No doubt ever crossed my mind that this would be not only challenging but different, and it was and each of y'all handled things with grace and kindness. Bob Ruggiero you deserve a special thank you for so many things but most especially… Continue reading Thank You

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Happy Saturday!

https://www.instagram.com/p/CVo5jcqLhuy/ Good Saturday to you Quilty Friends. I have a few more interviews scheduled to record for Quilted Features including Annie Smith, Jamie & Jil of SunFlower Quilts, Michele Muska with Oliso, Jenny K Lyon and a few more. I'll also have quilts from the show floor and more. Happy Stitching, Teri

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The Weight of Color

*Note: I started this post a couple of days ago, realized I needed to go to bed because getting some sleep is important. This morning I taught The Weight of Color, a new class for International Quilt Festival: Begin exploring the weight of color in free-motion quilting. Using color pens and pencils, fill in the… Continue reading The Weight of Color

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Live From Houston!

https://www.instagram.com/p/CVdT-fLr4kR/ Life is good. I am short. This is awesome sauce. Right before this moment I was kind of goofy dancing in that middle aisle between my students. This will most likely be the only picture not because I have no desire to take pictures of my students and their work but because my students… Continue reading Live From Houston!