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Holding Space

As a general rule I don't cover hot topics in this part of my quilting world. Hot topics were reserved for the magazine blog & social media spaces. Then someone of note in the industry said/did something that not only did I disagree with it was in fact demeaning and demoralizing. I wrote this Op… Continue reading Holding Space

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Craft Napa Postlude

Before diving into the Craft Napa experience I want to share a couple of things. Last week I purchased a coloring book with positive, affirming sayings for myself and a friend. We might have needed the affirmation, though I'm not entirely sure. This morning is the first opportunity I've had to dig into one of… Continue reading Craft Napa Postlude

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Some News!

You might remember, or not, that I spent most of my growing up years in Maine where we have a local caffeinated, carbonated beverage. You might be surprised to learn that I have never had this particular non-adult beverage that I in anyway recall. Then there's the totally awesome definition of Moxie: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iWoHiCvC26Y From chatting… Continue reading Some News!

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Twenty-twenty, A Christmastide Letter

Dear Friends, While I am a looker backer, reviewer, and an over thinker when it comes to Christmas card writing (which we did this year!) I (we) tend toward including personal notes rather than a long missive sharing the highlights of our year. I think I tried this a couple of years however this takes… Continue reading Twenty-twenty, A Christmastide Letter

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Taking Another Look

Before digging into the main point of this blog post I want to share two things: First: in my last post there is a photo of one of the Handi Quilter Education team who seems to not have their face covered. Kitty Wilkin has hearing loss, reads lips, and due to our current collective life… Continue reading Taking Another Look

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2021 Word of the Year, Virtual Quilt Festival and Fear

Normally I do this post as a solo however 2020 is not normal. Quite frankly I don't know of a "normal" year. At the beginning of 2020 I had no way if Image-ing that on November 30, 2020 I would be sitting at my kitchen island sipping afternoon coffee and writing this blog post. I… Continue reading 2021 Word of the Year, Virtual Quilt Festival and Fear

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Gemstone Quilts Creating Fire & Brilliance in Fabric, Step by Step – MJ Kinman

Gemstone Quilts Creating Fire & Brilliance in Fabric, Step by StepMJ KinmanC&T Publishing $29.95 112 pagesA few years back I made my way into the City (Manhattan) to meet MJ Kinman for an event honoring her work by the Women's Jewelry Association. Desiree Habitch is/was her coach/mentor, who worked on getting me invited to the… Continue reading Gemstone Quilts Creating Fire & Brilliance in Fabric, Step by Step – MJ Kinman

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A Quick Post on a Friday Afternoon

First up C&T is having a warehouse sale! (Affiliate Link) This is a great time to get books or product you've wanted. Head on over and see what they've got. I do know that Gailen's Sew Emoji is there and it's such a great book. Second, I'm heading into the sewing room to shoot some… Continue reading A Quick Post on a Friday Afternoon

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Quilters Project Planner Social Media Tour

UPDATE: From a Random Drawing the winner is #42 Laurie. Congratulations! 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… 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