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Eclipse

Sunday evening around 9:30 I had a date with my front porch to watch the lunar eclipse. I do love the moon, how the moon orbits the earth reflecting the light of the sun, waxing and waning, sometimes nearer the earth, sometimes seemingly far awaymoving to and fro in sync with the tidal movement The… Continue reading Eclipse

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Cultivate

Cultivate: Further: Encourage.Seek the society of; make friends withto improve by labor, care or study. Most words have more than one meaning, or connotation and often it takes a little time to define, understand in context, and grow in the use and definition of that word. Often this is an incorporating of the definitions and… Continue reading Cultivate

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2/2/22

In just a couple of hours I'll be teaching at Poppy Quilt & Sew. I got to thinking about the definitions of my 2022 Word of the Year: Cultivate. (What's your Word?) here are two parts of the definition: to develop or improve by education or training; train; refine:to cultivate a singing voice. to promote… Continue reading 2/2/22

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Well this is quite the week! Click Here.

Normally on a Tuesday like this I'd be in the shower already getting ready to go teach the Advanced Beginner Class at Poppy Quilt & Sew and going to book study at my parish tonight. Instead I'm at my kitchen counter staying home with what is allergy related sinus thing (no temp, not achy). We've… Continue reading Well this is quite the week! Click Here.

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Quilterati: A New Look

This morning scrolling through social media I learned of the passing away of hand quilter extraordinaire Elsie Campbell. Her accomplishments in the world of quilting include award winning hand quilter as recently as Road to California (scroll to the bottom), author, and teacher. Elsie's latest quilt honored her fifty year marriage with her husband, Ken.… Continue reading Quilterati: A New Look

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This is a bit surreal

Friends. It is a bit surreal this moment. Seeing these quilts hanging at Road to California as a display, with the descriptions and poster is simply surreal. And so I share some of the images from the exhibit (I'm not sure I got all of the quilts) without further comment, other than to say I'm… Continue reading This is a bit surreal

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And then

Sunday morning (this morning as of the time of writing) I flew from Austin to Dallas, changed planes, then flew from Dallas to Ontario. Our alarm was set for 5 AM to make sure I had time however teacher do I have everything I need is there enough time to get to the airport because… Continue reading And then

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I find it profoundly odd

that I can go for weeks without writing some witty and pithy thing here. Can you hang on for a moment, I need to go make coffee, change the laundry over and wait for a friend to come to use my Handi Quilter Moxie. Be back in a few. Copies are available at Road! My… Continue reading I find it profoundly odd

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Quilted Features: Michael Miller Fabrics & Rob Appell

This afternoon Brandy Maslowski, the Quilter on Fire will release her Christmas podcast with Rob Appell, Michael Miller Fabrics National Sales Manager and formerly of Man Sewing with Missouri Star. Rob started out this work in the quilting world as the machine tech in his mom's quilt shop in CA, learning essentially from the ground… Continue reading Quilted Features: Michael Miller Fabrics & Rob Appell

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Quilt Festival Postlude

Before I get started on this day I would like to send you over to two podcasts. Quilter on Fire Episode 48 with Victoria Findlay Wolfe and Quilt N Tell Podcast Back to the Beginner Brain Episode 64. I have thoughts on both podcasts and how they are related to one another. There are more… Continue reading Quilt Festival Postlude