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Quilters Project Planner Social Media Tour

Welcome to the: I am a journal keeper from a long time back alternately documenting life, processing information and praying. Just before leaving NY most were shredded. I spent some time reading before shredding but most of them just gone. image courtesy C&T Publishing Over the years I've used a variety of planners to help… Continue reading Quilters Project Planner Social Media Tour

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Color, Thread & Free-Motion Quilting Blog Tour: Scott Hansen

I met Scott Hansen of Blue Nickels Studios when I joined the Generation Q Magazine crew. Scott was our Community Editor, aka talent scout, and I the blogger. Scott also designed for us regularly. A unique style and quirky sensibilities sum up the person of Scott, while in some sense lacking in the attempt. He's… Continue reading Color, Thread & Free-Motion Quilting Blog Tour: Scott Hansen

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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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Dreaming as Creativity

My Sweetie asked me a question, "when are you going to open your own quilt shop?" I'm not. But this got me to dreaming. Dreaming is good, it leads us to innovation, solutions, realizations. Having worked in a couple of quilt shops, traveled to so many over the years, attending Quilt Market, and all I've… Continue reading Dreaming as Creativity

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Book Review Day: step-by-step Texture Quilting Christina Cameli

step-by-step Texture Quilting 65 NEW Free-motion & Walking-Foot DesignsChristina Cameli stash books $24.95, softcover; $19.99 eBookChristina happened to wander through the Northcott booth at Spring Quilt Market and we had a few minutes to chat. She gave me a copy of her book, I set it down at the table where I was working, and… Continue reading Book Review Day: step-by-step Texture Quilting Christina Cameli

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Weekend Miscellany

Last night for a period of time our internet service was out. Our service provider was not the only one effected by whatever happened. Oddly enough my mobile carrier was effected however I had service, which allowed me to get online and do some checking around. We do have the digital antenna so watching the… Continue reading Weekend Miscellany

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Build – Day 1

Over the last few days I've been in my sewing room making four patches from Northcott Microchips, 2 1/2'' squares, and piecing a quilt top using some Michael Miller 5'' squares. I'm not quite sure yet what I'm doing with the four patches or the small quilt top but what I do know is that… Continue reading Build – Day 1

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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