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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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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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Moving, a Journey

I've started walking around the hotel parking lot while listening to Pokey Bolton's Instagram conversations with quilting peeps. Hotel parking lot you say? Why yes. The physical move from NY to TX is about 1/2 complete. We arrived in Texas on Thursday evening after four days on the road. While at one hotel I'd made… Continue reading Moving, a Journey

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Quilting, a Journey to the Heart

This morning I woke up with songs in my head and a words of a blog post flitting around my head. its a good day to write. Well, and pack up boxes. But that's a story for another day. Journaling is part of my life experience. For a number of years I attended journaling retreats… Continue reading Quilting, a Journey to the Heart

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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