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Winner Chosen and a wee bit more

My Sweetie and I are heading out the door shortly to spend some much needed time outside the four walls of this hotel room that we're living in for at least another month or so. I'll announce the winner in a full blog post tomorrow. I thank you for your patience and understanding. While I'm… Continue reading Winner Chosen and a wee bit more

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Let the Great Countdown Begin

I made it to the top 200,000! Okay so as of this writing I'm ranked #157,477 on Amazon for book sales out of 8 million or so books. Not bad at all since I've been encouraging purchasing at our local independent retailers. I had a quick chat with a shop owner in New York who… Continue reading Let the Great Countdown Begin

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Love Your Creative Space Blog Tour

gratuitous quilting photo I first wrote about Lilo's book here. Because of something else we ended up talking on the phone for about an hour while I was in a furniture store pondering sofa's, recliners, side tables, and color. Lilo reminded me that this area has lots of shops with secondhand furniture that might be… Continue reading Love Your Creative Space Blog Tour

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On Crunchy Coffee & Cilantro

I think my favorite shared-on-the-blog experiences are the Blue Goo, and the Squirrel in the House at Christmas stories. What I didn't remember is that my brother had a bird in the house? How does that even happen? Open doors and windows I suppose. Every now and again coffee mishaps fill this page. In the… Continue reading On Crunchy Coffee & Cilantro

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Color, Thread & Free-Motion Quilting

Color So y'all know life is weird, and when it's really weird I get quiet. Welcome to 2020. In many ways this is a great year. My Sweetie and I are in TX, we're together, our original house sale fell through about a month ago, Quilt Market went virtual, and Threads of Success is moved… Continue reading Color, Thread & Free-Motion Quilting

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Book Review Day: Love Your Creative Space – Lilo Bowman

Love Your Creative Space A Visual Guide to Creating an Inspiring & Organized Studio Without Breaking the BankLilo BowmanC&T Publishing8'' x 10''128 pages$19.95 softcover$15.99 ebookimages from the book are used with C&T's permission and are labeled Y'all. Pull up a chair, grab a cup of coffee or a glass of wine (or whatever your favorite… Continue reading Book Review Day: Love Your Creative Space – Lilo Bowman

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Virtual Quilt Market, and Quilt & Tell Podcast

The last week has been a bit busier than I thought it would be, so I didn't get to post this a second time. Today is Virtual Quilt Market and I'm presenting on Building the Quilt Shop Community. I've learned how to, and updated Zoom for the presentation. I need to remember to turn off… Continue reading Virtual Quilt Market, and Quilt & Tell Podcast

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Dreaming as Creativity

My Sweetie asked me a question, "when are you going to open your own quilt shop?" I'm not. But this got me to dreaming. Dreaming is good, it leads us to innovation, solutions, realizations. Having worked in a couple of quilt shops, traveled to so many over the years, attending Quilt Market, and all I've… Continue reading Dreaming as Creativity

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Virtual Quilt Market

Twenty-twenty certainly has a vision all its own. One that seems to show us alternative ways of approaching all the things we're doing from moving and book reviews to major quilt events. As a quilter learning alternate ways of doing things has allowed me to figure out what works for me. Once I learned the… Continue reading Virtual Quilt Market