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A Coffee Story

Oh Good Morning Friends. I have a coffee story for you, but first it's a Quilt & Tell Podcast kind of day. The other day Tracy posted this https://www.instagram.com/p/COQiktznees/ on her Instagram page, and includes an email address to let Golden Peak Media know in part what we love about Quilt & Tell but also… Continue reading A Coffee Story

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Okay, so here’s what Happened and Then

It's been a week and it's Wednesday, and had to check that by hovering the cursor over the time on the laptop. Last week I dropped something off with a friend here locally as I left her house on my next errand a small rock kicked up and hit the windshield causing a star right… Continue reading Okay, so here’s what Happened and Then

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On Spring Market and Other Things

Sometimes it feels like I'm a little late to the party making announcements or doing what the other quilt pros are doing, like making video content or podcasting. So here goes. Spring Quilt Market in Pittsburgh is cancelled. The link takes you to their official statement and below is an official statement from them: regarding… Continue reading On Spring Market and Other Things

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Autumn is falling

And it's time for a bit of fun. I'm driving through upstate New York visiting several of my quilt shops before heading off to Quilt Market. I'm enjoying the glorious riot of color. Yesterday I drove to Crazy Moose in Inlet NY right in the middle of Adirondack Park. The sunrise indescribable. The fun? While… Continue reading Autumn is falling

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Travelogue & Upcoming

In just a couple of weeks Debby Brown will be the featured speaker at the Dutchess Heritage Quilt Show. Debby is funny, a great teacher, chopper of wood, and a lover of chocolate. She is the queen of ribbon candy bending it to her every whim. This morning (Sunday 9/29) I am off to Pieceful… Continue reading Travelogue & Upcoming

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Village Squares Quilters & a Reminder

While talking with a friend and shop owner this post from 2014/2017 came up in conversation. I wrote: I hereby propose that the word “JUST” be permanently removed from the Quilters Lexicon. I’m just a beginner I’m just a traditional quilter I’m just a new paper piecer I’m just I’m just I’m just We are… Continue reading Village Squares Quilters & a Reminder

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A Matter of Perspective and Experience

Every once in a while Tracy Mooney will post a question on the big social media site asking questions for whatever publication she's working on. Recently she asked about sewing on the go, and I got to respond with...head on over to The Quilting Company to see, and while you're at it give the podcast… Continue reading A Matter of Perspective and Experience

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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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Travelogue and more

Before I get to the long overdue Travelogue I'm going to share something really exciting but I can only share part of it. Last night I received an image of the front cover of my book from the my Book Designer at C&T. You can understand why I'm exciting, why this finally feels so real.… Continue reading Travelogue and more

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Still Waters

Thirty-one years ago I met my Sweetie. We were friends for nearly two years before we started dating, and dated for about another two or so before we got married. I'm still smitten. He took this photo sometime after we started dating and carries it around in one of the books he keeps with him… Continue reading Still Waters