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Quilted Features: Brint Fanizza Famore Cutlery

Hey! Happy Thursday to you. I am happy to present you with this conversation with Brint Fanizza of Famore Cutlery. I have long admired Brint for his generosity and kindness, for his ability to hear ideas and connect people with people and then connect them with others who would work well with them. In this… Continue reading Quilted Features: Brint Fanizza Famore Cutlery

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Book Review Part 1: Valerie Bertinelli Enough Already

Kindle Screenshot of Cover Enough Already: Learning to Love the Way I am TodayValerie BertinelliPublisher: Harvest (Harper Collins)250 pagesHardcover $27e-book $14.39 to $14.99 When someone lives a life that is public in someway there is a tendency to presume that they are fully known and therefore open to scrutiny and criticism. This leads to being… Continue reading Book Review Part 1: Valerie Bertinelli Enough Already

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I’m a terrible picture taker

Let me rephrase a bit. I'm terrible at taking pictures when I'm teaching. It's really annoying in some regard because I'd love to show you what's going on with the quilters in my class. And yet somehow I get caught up in the teaching moment and the next thing you know all the students are… Continue reading I’m a terrible picture taker

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A Week in Review

Sunday found the hammock and enjoyed the warmth and kiss of the sun. . . for 30 minutes because it was H O T! Monday gathered all of the laundry and changed the sheets; found just the right suitcases for the trip to Nebraska for the Heartland Quilt Guild and LORI BAKER! Tuesday finished packing… Continue reading A Week in Review

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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