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Imagine

The possibilities are endless, the potential is great, and I'm looking forward to figuring it out. Things are up in the air at the moment, and while there is nothing I can do about the up-in-the-airness of it all I can imagine, and dream. This is a reference to a potential home in Texas and… Continue reading Imagine

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A Word of Encouragement

Over the last several days email after email, and social media announcement after social media announcement buzzed across my desk. Quilt related business after quilt related business making serious changes in an effort to keep their customers, and themselves well with this virulent virus going around. It is rough all the way around. Let's Support… Continue reading A Word of Encouragement

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Twenty twenty, amazing already

Twenty twenty woke up mid-January and said, "Hey! you there! hang onto your nickers it's going to be a bit of a wild & fun ride. Kinda like those rickety sounding roller coasters that scare ya but are totally fun. Wheeeeeeeeeeeee! At the end of a delightful day teaching a friend to use her BERNINA,… Continue reading Twenty twenty, amazing already

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2019 Word of the Year, and Goals

Don't say this sky's the limit when there are footsteps on the moon This morning I woke up thinking about the goal's I'd originally set for 2019. There were several specific goals that I'd really hoped to achieve. Hoped being the operative word. This led to thinking about goals I've had on/off over the last… Continue reading 2019 Word of the Year, and Goals

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Cover Reveal: Color, Thread, & Free-Motion Quilting

Learn to Stitch with Reckless Abandon Keith Dommer alerted to to this being on Amazon for pre-purchase. Keith is so much part of this book. So of course the first thing I did was do a couple of social media posts. While with Generation Q Magazine I loved doing cover reveal posts as what went… Continue reading Cover Reveal: Color, Thread, & Free-Motion Quilting

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An Interview With: Linda Nitzen

Sometimes when you meet a person there is something that simply clicks. I met Linda Nitzen, who was with Sizzix at that time, at a Quilt Market in Houston with Jake Finch, and Tracy Mooney. After a bit of texting between Jake and Linda, we, Tracy, Jake and I went down to the lobby of… Continue reading An Interview With: Linda Nitzen

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2020 Word of the Year

The other day I picked up the Teresa Duryea Wong book Magic & Memories: 45 Years of International Quilt Festival as I'll review it soon. Quilt Festival is so much part of our quilting culture now that it's hard to imagine quilting life without this annual event. It is without a doubt a, with this… Continue reading 2020 Word of the Year