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Quilting, Vulnerability, and Gratitude

Bet the title on this one caught your attention. The day I started writing this blog post I'd just shipped boxes off to C&T, submitted my manuscript, and had to redo some work. The morning I sent the boxes it was pouring down rain. Pour-ing. Now I love a good storm it's just kind of… Continue reading Quilting, Vulnerability, and Gratitude

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Good Morning!

It's Monday, the start of a great week. I'm heading home from beautiful Kansas City this afternoon. Sometimes really cool conversations happen at Market. I loved each one of those conversations. When signing in to get my Media Badge I gave my title as Chief Creative Weirdo. Rhianna changed my name tag to reflect my… Continue reading Good Morning!

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May Travelogue

This weeks travelogue traverses northern NY state. Let's start with The Old Creamery in Ellisburg NY. This shop has a retreat center on the upper floor and the back of the quilt shop. The center includes a fully functioning kitchen, living room, tables for quilters to stitch, rooms with beds and can hold up to… Continue reading May Travelogue

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Coming Up

The next few weeks are full. I'm on the road visiting shops in Western NY, more on those in a couple of weeks. There are a couple of quilt shows I'm working on going to so I can see a few of my shops. First up the Northern Star Quilt Show this weekend. Happy 40th… Continue reading Coming Up

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Good advice and a Travlogue

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jGyYSJhk0QA&feature=youtu.be&fbclid=IwAR3zrHb9V6KbSSKAY_aBisM0smVN2vbXqLtuy4ELORQ_HWRt8ReR-E15rbo Angela Walters of Quilting is my Therapy offers quilters some sound advice in video form. Take a watch and share your thoughts below. The Quilt Tree in Nyack is a Stonehenge Solstice Block Party participant. See block to the left. The other day when I was in there Lisa had a quilt wrapped around… Continue reading Good advice and a Travlogue

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A Couple of Shop Events

But first. In the next couple of weeks I will have a couple of quilter interviews including Elizabeth Rosenberg. Elizabeth had a great influence on my early quilting life, and still does in many ways. The link is to her new facebook page and new venture The Quilt Whisperer. Please take a moment and give… Continue reading A Couple of Shop Events

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Quilting, Creativity, Vulnerability, Good Friends

A beautiful side effect of traveling as a sales rep is that I've had the opportunity to spend some time with friends I don't get to see often enough, friends who know me well. To have this time now is priceless. Ocean Park, Scott Hansen, Banyan Batiks Every now and again there is an opportunity… Continue reading Quilting, Creativity, Vulnerability, Good Friends