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Florabunda! Melanie Testa, RJR a bit of magic

Several years ago Melanie, Elizabeth Rosenberg and I met for lunch. We ended up laughing so hard and so much that we annoyed the family at the next table. Which was hilarious in and of itself, and only got us laughing more. Florabunda!, Melanie's first line with RJR Fabrics #quiltwithlove, is all of what is… Continue reading Florabunda! Melanie Testa, RJR a bit of magic

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A Box, and a Dream

A while back the Sizzix Big Shot Pro arrived for use in my sewing room. I fell in love with this get-the-cutting-done-so-you-can-get-stitching-right-now machine. We were planning a project with the magazine and cutting a boatload of hexagons with a rotary cutter and ruler, while doable, wasn't really high on my list of things that get me… Continue reading A Box, and a Dream

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I Found the Perfect Yellows and other lines

Cottage Joy by Shannon Christensen Windham Fabrics. As I walked into the Windham booth at Quilt Market the bright, sunshine yellow caught my eye. This line has the PERFECT yellows. Warm and welcoming without being shocking and unsettling. These are the yellows to add to the stash. Shannon brought butter cups, mason jars, bees and… Continue reading I Found the Perfect Yellows and other lines

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A Trip to PNQE

Yep, that's what happened. I took the two plus hour trip to PNQE at the Oaks Sunday morning. I went just to go. Most shockingly of all - duhn duhn duh - I went by Myself. While this isn't anything unusual, I went to visit with friends. That's it. Visit. I didn't buy anything. I… Continue reading A Trip to PNQE

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I couldn’t have taught Home Ec, and why it matters

I'm spending the day getting ready to go for training with RNK Distributing in Knoxville, TN. I'm excited. There's a bit of paper work I need to fill out, I'm waiting for one bit of information that I should have later this afternoon. I need to print out what my schedule for the next several… Continue reading I couldn’t have taught Home Ec, and why it matters

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August Block of the Month An Original

Technical difficulties sometimes present big problems. Other times they are opportunities for learning. Something went screwy a while back, causing something to happen to the version of Microsoft Office installed on my computer. I have an open source that I can use for documents, power point presentations, and graphics, it's simply not as intuitive as… Continue reading August Block of the Month An Original