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Blog Tour: Color, Thread & Free-Motion Quilting – Teresa Coates

Friday afternoon I had a brief chat with Shelly Heesacker, the Producer of The Quilt Show. In the course of the conversation I told her one of my, ahem bar stories, featuring Jennifer Sampou. And before you ask no I'm not a bar hanger outer, they can be really fun people watching though. As you… Continue reading Blog Tour: Color, Thread & Free-Motion Quilting – Teresa Coates

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Learn to Stitch with Reckless Abandon the day after tomorrow

Sharing her own insight and wisdom today is quilter and author Jenny K Lyon also known as the Quilt Skipper. We've been following each other on the blog rounds and friends on Facebook forever, and one afternoon walking down an aisle at Market we actually met each other, though I don't believe there to be… Continue reading Learn to Stitch with Reckless Abandon the day after tomorrow

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Color, Thread & Free-Motion Quilting Blog Tour – the next day

https://www.instagram.com/p/BT9xco2B4RA/ Oh wow, do you know when a quilt feels like yesterday and it's not, it's three years ago! W O W. I remember making this quilt and going for some particular feel of quirkiness. I'm pretty sure I unlocked quirky there. What I loved about Susan's Hello! fabric line with Michael Miller Fabrics is… Continue reading Color, Thread & Free-Motion Quilting Blog Tour – the next day

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Color, Thread & Free-Motion Quilting Blog Tour

Tracy & Melissa post Quilt Market Melissa Thompson Maher - Generation Q Magazine Melissa Thompson Maher is perhaps one of the wisest and intuitive people I've with a charming bedside manner that increases your desire to work, and write good stuff. My favorite part of going to Quilt Market with Generation Q Magazine was having… Continue reading Color, Thread & Free-Motion Quilting Blog Tour

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Let the Tour Begin!

Before I get started on the post of the day I wanted to share with you: https://www.instagram.com/p/CDIWhV3nuji/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link Congratulations Tara! On Saturday I posted:Friends! Friends! It's my Publication Day. Woot! Woot! If we were having an in-person party what would you bring? The responses: champagne, chocolate, cake, cupcakes, thread, whoopie pies (Sweet Praxis!), flavored tootsies, chocolate… Continue reading Let the Tour Begin!

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Upcoming Events & More

New Jersey Shop Hop April 24th - May 3rd Pennington Quilt WorksThe Quilted NestMouse Creek QuiltsEarly Girl QuiltsThe Pin CushionThe Village QuilterThe Pin CushionCultured ExpressionsSew JerseyNine ShopsTen DaysSew Much Fun Then there's my book coming out July 25th. I've seen the sample pages, I get to see the entire book next week. It's available for… Continue reading Upcoming Events & More

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A visit to the Wadsworth Athaneum

The last time I posted about the Wadsworth Athaneum I was in a different decade of my life. Going on Saturday with my sisters and mum was rather delightful. My sister K contemplating unknown title Waisted Talent Unruly Thread Spitting Image Sentinel Madonnas Emily Mae Smith Matrix 181 Exhibit. From Brooklyn and someone I'd love… Continue reading A visit to the Wadsworth Athaneum

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Quilt Basket July 14th

I am really looking forward to spending the day at the Quilt Basket at their new location in Wappingers Falls, NY. Please visit their facebook page. Once a week Sarah hosts a facebook live, talks about new lines that have come in, upcoming classes, and places the are visiting. Here's her most recent: https://www.facebook.com/quiltbasketny/videos/1732977390119428/ I'm… Continue reading Quilt Basket July 14th

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Can you believe this nonsense?

On a bright, lovely afternoon the stitching started badly. BADLY For some reason a birds nest built up on the back of a quilt as I stitched. Wow. Evicted that bit of nonsense forthwith, started stitching again. Not five minutes later I stitched a big pleat right into the front. Well. That little quilt is… Continue reading Can you believe this nonsense?