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The Big Ask

Last night I had the privilege of walking the Quilt Festival vendor floor for a couple of hours before I left for home. More on that in a moment. Wednesday began with the lecture, Quilting Motifs and Color, that I was certain was at 10 but was actually at 9 and it was at 9… Continue reading The Big Ask

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I’m out of Practice

One thing I share with students, if after taking my class you decide that paying someone to quilt your quilts is the way to go, then I will have done my job well. While this seems an odd way to begin a blog post there is some big truth here as where we find a… Continue reading I’m out of Practice

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International Quilt Festival Here I Come

Oh I already let the cat out of the bag! I'm teaching at Quilt Festival in November. The links to the Beginner Free-Motion and Lecture Choosing Quilting Motifs and Color are below. I'd love to see you there. Beginner Free-Motion Quilting - 221 Choosing Quilting Motifs and Color - 355 Please take a moment head… Continue reading International Quilt Festival Here I Come

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Original Sewing & Quilting Expo

Pandemic House Party - Carolyn King Enchanted Realm - Linda Larsen N'Kisi Iron House - Mary Bajcz Manhattan Skyline - Claire Gabrielsen Teagan Simply Barns - Sue Holdaway-Hess Empty Windows - Joan Thomas Eerie Ancient Barns - Debra Danko Starry Night - Mary Bajcz Abstract Architecture - Donna Hamilton Heavenly Contemplation - Barbara Kilbourn Bridge… Continue reading Original Sewing & Quilting Expo

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Quilt Fest SLC part 2 and Announcement!

Drumroll please! I am teaching at Quilt Festival Houston. (the link takes you to the newsletter.) I will also be presenting at Quilt Market please stay tuned for more information. Onalaska Middle School Quilt Artists - Children are the future of the quilting industry. The students of Onalaska Middle School, Onalaska, WA, have learned to… Continue reading Quilt Fest SLC part 2 and Announcement!

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IQF SLC Day 1 – A Quilt Festival Series

I had the better part of the morning to walk the quilts and get images before the show floor opened. The first exhibit I'm sharing is Blocks Among Friends Sponsored by Handi Quilter Stolen Moments - Amy Van Garp United - Lana Russel Finding Common Ground - Judy Hays Flutterby - Gina Siembeda Friends -… Continue reading IQF SLC Day 1 – A Quilt Festival Series

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I’m leavin’ (left) on a jet plane, I’ll be back Sunday morning

My suitcases are packed, almost. Clothes are in the laundry. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pMnM868owQc SLC Quilt Festival is here. I have copies of my book ready to sign. And Batt Scooters! And Batt Snipps. well I was going to post this yesterday and the day, as happens, got away from me. Good reason of course: washer repair tech,… Continue reading I’m leavin’ (left) on a jet plane, I’ll be back Sunday morning

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Getting Ready for Quilt Festival

Under my needle right now is an Annabell Wrigley Color Wheel panel. I'm not sure where I saw this however I reached out to Windham and am quilting this for the National Sales manager. Quilters this is a great panel for practicing machine quilting as it's 35 x 42, perfect size for a kids play… Continue reading Getting Ready for Quilt Festival

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I’m a terrible picture taker

Let me rephrase a bit. I'm terrible at taking pictures when I'm teaching. It's really annoying in some regard because I'd love to show you what's going on with the quilters in my class. And yet somehow I get caught up in the teaching moment and the next thing you know all the students are… Continue reading I’m a terrible picture taker

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A bit of a surprise and the International Quilt Museum

I'm still delighted to see Color, Thread & Free-Motion Quilting out there in the Quilting World and here's the latest place two friends shared with me: Visit Connecting Threads - this is a direct link to the book. A Visit to the International Quilt Museum After picking me up Lori offered a couple of options… Continue reading A bit of a surprise and the International Quilt Museum