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An Interview With Elizabeth Rosenberg

Teri: What machine are you stitching on?Elizabeth: I stitch on a Bernina 770QE. It’s the third Bernina I’ve owned. Bernina makes the best sewing machines. I used to work at a Bernina dealer, but now that I no longer work there I still believe and stand by everything I ever said to customers as a… Continue reading An Interview With Elizabeth Rosenberg

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Monday Morning Quickie

Wednesday through Friday last week I attended the annual BERNINA Ambassador Reunion at the BERNINA Creative Center in IL. Melody Crust wrote a bit about it here. Attending the reunion/retreat is always a great joy meeting other ambassadors, learning what they do and the wide variety of work they're involved in. We're not all quilters!… Continue reading Monday Morning Quickie

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finding a happy place

Sometimes the happiest moments happen when you're least expecting it. I know something about myself that is lovely to admit, I love to quilt and I love to teach quilting. These are the things in my quilterly life that I've come to know. I love the challenge of learning how to do something and the… Continue reading finding a happy place

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Inspiration in two ways

First bit of Inspiration: Head over to Generation Q Magazine today. We've got a book review for Wanderlust Quilts by friend of the blog Mandy Leins of Mandalei Quilts.  I offered to be the official "quilt holder upper" during her schoolhouse at Quilt Market. I did my best to hide behind the quilts, though my… Continue reading Inspiration in two ways

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It all started when

So, a few weeks ago I brought Jeannie, my BERNINA 790 home with me. BERNINA clearly tweaked a couple of things, the position of the bobbin, made the tension more responsive, and added some seriously cool features, like the stitch designer. The feature of the day "Adaptive Tension". As a quilter I'm accustomed to changing the tension… Continue reading It all started when

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Something about Autumn

I posted this on instagram commenting all quilters should have one in their off/studio. The fb comments were great. You might notice the Pistachio green right behind the machine. I am so happy with the Showstopper Purple and the Pistachio. Once things are more settled I'll get some pics. There is something about autumn, the… Continue reading Something about Autumn

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She has a name!

Jeannie it is! We've had some fun stitching this weekend. This is the back. Yes, it is Dupioni Silk. Yes, that is some seriously tiny stitching. On the top I'm using Superior Tiara 50 wt, variegated silk thread. In the bobbin it's Superior Kimono 100 wt silk. I love quilting. I love teaching too, so… Continue reading She has a name!