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Thread of the Week

Twist! A few years ago I hosted a quilted block of the month and now I've started with the thread of the week or month depending on what's going in my immediate world. As you know I love thread, how it holds things together and how it dances over the surface of a quilt. Sometimes… Continue reading Thread of the Week

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More to the Story

Before getting into todays post please pray for the repose of the soul of Joan Hawley: to say this is a stunning and heart breaking loss is an understatement. My prayers and condolences for Joan's family and the quilting community. And now please allow me to share two Quilted Features Interviews with you. First up… Continue reading More to the Story

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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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Road to California Redux

The Uber driver picked me up at the hotel Thursday morning to take me to the Ontario Airport to head back to Texas. This delightful driver, Grace, I learned has an art degree and ran an art department for a while. At some moment she needed work and ended up working for the concession stands… Continue reading Road to California Redux

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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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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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Goals, Video & Moving Forward

Friends, please join me in sharing some of the beauty of this week. While I know I still need some time to reflect and think things through there are some good highlights. I've mentioned that one of the Priests I worked with in ages past often said, "We do not need new teaching, we need… Continue reading Goals, Video & Moving Forward

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A Shout Out to Alex Anderson

Oh goodness this is a throwback isn't it. This is from 2008 from a Ricky Tims Quilt Super Seminar just north of Albany New York. I was super new to the wonder-filled world of professional quilting and Alex is beginning what I've enjoyed as a delightful adventure hosting The Quilt Show, and the whole development… Continue reading A Shout Out to Alex Anderson