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Imagine, Promise, Hope and Quilting

I started writing this post while I was in the middle of moving from New York to Texas. As happens there are often things that crop up that put some posts on hold for a while. I'm going to finish this post writing as I started it But first who ever would have imagined on… Continue reading Imagine, Promise, Hope and Quilting

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Of Newsletters, Exciting Times, and Surprises

I'm started an e-Newsletter, (click on the link to sign up please, the first one goes out sometime today. I'm in the midst of changing what I can on the website so that I'm able to put a full on link to join. I'll be offering some special, book related content and sharing with you… Continue reading Of Newsletters, Exciting Times, and Surprises

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When Saying Yes is the Best Thing Since Sliced Cheese

Okay friends. FEAR Fear is something as quilters, as artist types, as people that we get to live with. At least some of us do. I do. Fear of rejection. Will they like it or hate it? Will they use it, or let the critters use it? Will it end up in a charity shop?Will… Continue reading When Saying Yes is the Best Thing Since Sliced Cheese

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A few of my favorite things! And the winner announced, Finally!

Drum Roll Please! After looking through the over 300 comments, checking for duplicates and the dates I would like to congratulatePamela Richards you are the winner of the Love Your Creative Space by Lilo Bowman blog tour! I've emailed you to confirm your email address, and contacted Lilo. Please, enjoy the book. In a few… Continue reading A few of my favorite things! And the winner announced, Finally!

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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