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A needed detour

Lately upon entering the sewing room there is a strong sense of being overwhelmed with ideas. Lots of ideas tumbling over, and over each seeking the deserved attention. While writing that sentence an idea to make a whole cloth using 60 weight thread in the top and bobbin popped into my head. I think I'm… Continue reading A needed detour

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Quilt Market & Festival

I offered to help setting up in the RNK/Quilters Select Booth, getting to meet some of my new co-workers. This has been so much good. I ran into Alex & John Anderson. As you probably know Alex has a line of product with RNK called Quilters Select. Even before I joined the company I started… Continue reading Quilt Market & Festival

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So Quilt Market

As you read this it is the very last day of Quilt Market. The camera lens, for the most part, has remained covered as I've walked the aisles. https://www.instagram.com/p/Bat3jraDGqd/?taken-by=debbybrownquilts Debby and I arrived at our hotel within moments of each other. This after she arrived at my house just before 4 AM, whereupon my Sweetie… Continue reading So Quilt Market

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well, then there was the trip to Oak Ridge

But really I went to Knoxville. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nfWlot6h_JM Every once in a while, when I take a trip there is added adventure. Mysteriously my room was not available when I arrived at my hotel very late on Eclipse day. Knoxville was in the path of totality so many people added to the local economy staying in… Continue reading well, then there was the trip to Oak Ridge

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New Stuff

So, ya know, after a while the stuff in our sewing room, that we use for making quilts needs to be replaced. At Fall Quilt Market I sat down with Alex Anderson to see her new line of rulers and cutting mats. I knew that as soon as possible my long term mats would be… Continue reading New Stuff

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We get by with a little help from our friends inQuilt Market Classes!

Good friends, like good wine are a rare gift and a distinct pleasure. As a quilter I've been blessed with some good friends. Several who are teaching at Quilt Market in St. Louis. Tracy Mooney, Senior Editor of Generation Q Magazine - Keep Your Customers Sewing: Adaptive techniques to keep your customers sewing and quilting longer.… Continue reading We get by with a little help from our friends inQuilt Market Classes!

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A Sunday Morning Musing

Bill Volkening has guest blog post on Why Quilts Matter: History, Art, & Politics. I really enjoy chatting with Bill, and have had the privilege of connecting Bill with Generation Q Magazine. His love for quilting, and his collection of quilts inspire me. Bill is, in a very unique way, preserving and furthering our quilt… Continue reading A Sunday Morning Musing

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Goin’ Batty

In the middle of August an invitation went out from Alex Anderson to a group of people to try, and test the new Quilters Select Batting by Floriani, I emailed Alex, the batting arrived a few days later. Needing a bit of a mental break at the end of the day, and longing to explore the… Continue reading Goin’ Batty

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Quilterati

I'm not usually at a loss for words related to quilting for this blog. I'm not really at a loss at the moment it's just that the quilting world as it is in my life at this moment is refocusing and I'm slowly wending my way around the quilting world as it is for me… Continue reading Quilterati

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A seam ripper is a quilters best friend

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-QzJo16Zre8 Who knew the proper way to use a seam ripper? I sure didn't. Pam Damour, the Decorating Diva and BERNINA Ambassador shows proper technique and at the same time shows how to splice cording for home decorating projects. I'd always wondered how that happened and now get why there is that need for at… Continue reading A seam ripper is a quilters best friend