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I Found the Perfect Yellows and other lines

Cottage Joy by Shannon Christensen Windham Fabrics. As I walked into the Windham booth at Quilt Market the bright, sunshine yellow caught my eye. This line has the PERFECT yellows. Warm and welcoming without being shocking and unsettling. These are the yellows to add to the stash. Shannon brought butter cups, mason jars, bees and… Continue reading I Found the Perfect Yellows and other lines

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Cotton Cuts Charity Mystery Hop Redux

In October I shared the making of my part in the Cotton Cuts Charity Mystery Quilt. part one part two Since this is a mystery we have no clue (get it clue) where these parts will end up in the overall quilt. So...we're as surprised as everyone else at the reveal. Kim hosted a facebook… Continue reading Cotton Cuts Charity Mystery Hop Redux

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Well, I didn’t see that coming

I can always tell when I'm a bit stressed as blogging and quilting become a bit of a challenge. Several posts are in the drafts folder waiting for inspiration, and perhaps something else, the trash bin, the right time? Writing ideas are much like quilt ideas: right time, right place, right skill-level - the words… Continue reading Well, I didn’t see that coming

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Round Up

Yesterday Tracy and I did something we haven't been able to do in a long while, facebook live for Generation Q Magazine. Due to a technical snafu we ended up doing two: Tracy Teri In the comments are links to each one of the products we mention. Lisa Archer is having a Berry Sweet Embroidery… Continue reading Round Up

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oooh this week

Well this week has been full. The job search is on and I've applied for a couple. I dropped off a couple of quilts at Christie's Quilt Boutique - including the one above that is a sample of the one we'll be doing in class - and brought home some charm squares. Sometimes fabric says… Continue reading oooh this week

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Sharing

The other day Megan Doughtery posted that she had a wee nip of writers block. It's awful, I can tell you. Writers block, and quilters block are real, annoying, and quite frankly weird. Like who stops creativity in its tracks and says, "You Shall Not Pass!" Understanding deeply Megan's suffering I started posting random stuff… Continue reading Sharing

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A beautiful day

  Yesterday was girls day out with Debby, Melissa and Karen. An impromptu trip to Pins and Needles in Mt Kisco led to fabric coming and two Cutie Patterns home with me. Shocking! I know. As I write a plan is forming for the best use of said fabric, pairing with some solid batiks from… Continue reading A beautiful day

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September is gonna be fun

Wednesday I leave for the first Shadowing gig with Floriani. In the meantime I've been spending some time learning the software and remembering how to do things on the embroidery side of the machine. I have to tell you it's so stinking cool. But I have to share something with you by way of showing… Continue reading September is gonna be fun

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Back to School Blog Hop: Bury Quilt Thread

Welcome to the Back to School Blog Hop hosted by Sam Hunter (Hunter's Design Studio). Thanks Sam! Thirty-two days of tutorials by quilters and sewists, ready to share their experience and tips. At the bottom of the tutorial are links to each of the other participants in the hop. So many great tutorials! One hundred… Continue reading Back to School Blog Hop: Bury Quilt Thread

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Sunday Social

Tomorrow evening I leave for Knoxville for training on Floriani Total Control U and Floriani Quilting software. In the meantime I have a version to start exploring. I created a monster that I'm now (for today) using as my profile picture on facebook. Then there is this. Even when life has been a bit challenging… Continue reading Sunday Social