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Celebrating a Half-Century

Celebrating the big five-zero in ten short days. Some days I wonder where the time went, and some days I know exactly. I am grateful for the opportunity to be here, to become a quilter. I'm grateful for the struggles, and the joys. I'm grateful for those whose lives I've had the opportunity to spend… Continue reading Celebrating a Half-Century

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Remnants, Fat Quarters, Bits, Pieces

Quilters have this thing for remnants. There exists in the community a myth that remnants, small bits and pieces left over from making clothes, is the traditional way to make quilts. While this is certainly part of the culture of quilting, a "making do" with whatcha got saved from bits and pieces of other things… Continue reading Remnants, Fat Quarters, Bits, Pieces

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From a Retreat to You

I spent last weekend at a retreat, not quilt related, but one that seriously bolstered my commitment to building up the Quilting Community. In one of the talks we heard a saying from Trinidad that goes something like, "It is not my business what you think of me". Weirdly both my pens and phone were… Continue reading From a Retreat to You

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Quilting This Week

A Name and a Purpose is taking shape and form.  Meet "Lenny" in process. The overall look will change over time as the overall idea takes shape. Thread spools sit next to the machine excitedly waving for attention at each thread change. Sometimes they get picked, sometimes I head to the drawer for another color. They'll… Continue reading Quilting This Week

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Moon Over Manhattan, a bit O’humor

  Oh Little Miss Sassy Pants how I love you. The story of birthing you came to mind this afternoon when someone mentioned that the Quilt National submission entry is September 5. If I had an idea I'd probably try and submit again, because after all there is time. Oh dear me, here we go,… Continue reading Moon Over Manhattan, a bit O’humor

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Stay Tuned

My sweetie and I visited family for a few days. My machine was hot, and the ideas flowed freely. As soon as I can I'll get some decent shots of the quilt I worked on I'll share. Until then please check out and follow me on Instagram. This week promises a book review, or two.… Continue reading Stay Tuned