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BERNINA Ambassador Blog Tour Day 4

Today we bring you four BERNINA Ambassadors: Annie Smith, Lori Kennedy, Kari Carr and Catherine Redford who bring a wide variety of style to the quilting world. Annie is the original (and still my favorite) quilting podcaster; Lori just published a new book (more on that in a moment); Kari has a great angle on… Continue reading BERNINA Ambassador Blog Tour Day 4

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BERNINA Ambassadors: Telling our Stories Day 1

Through the efforts of Jenelle Montilone we're taking the tour to Instagram and other social media using the hastags: #igquiltfest , and #berninaambassador. Today we get to meet Lynn Carson Harris, Kelly Ashton, Diane Doran, and Melody Crust. Hosting a blog tour of great talent is humbling and that's when Mandy Leins posted a link… Continue reading BERNINA Ambassadors: Telling our Stories Day 1

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Gone Quilting, Day 2

I finished one quilt yesterday. This morning my upper body is reminding me that I haven't done this much quilting in one shot in a loooooooooooong time. Oh how I've missed this! The machine running, the bobbins running out. The Lord of the Rings Trilogy (extended version - about 9 hours) marathon. I started watching disc… Continue reading Gone Quilting, Day 2

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BERNINA Ambassador Reunion 2016 Edition

Always take an opportunity to learn something new about the stuff you love and are passionate about. This makes quilting an ever present learning process. Getting together with quilters, and professionals in a creative industry. I had the opportunity to stay with Tracy Mooney Generation Q Magazine Senior Editor and her family. We'll have a few… Continue reading BERNINA Ambassador Reunion 2016 Edition

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. . . a time to tidy

Oh my goodness there is always a good time to tidy. Don't you always find that it's right in the middle of doing something else? Like 9 patches. I've been cutting up all these 9 patches, and the urge hit. No, no wait, no that's not it. Not the urge. No. The necessity of it all… Continue reading . . . a time to tidy

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Enjoying and Thankful

Starting with gratitude this morning. I'm grateful for batiks. (If you follow me on Instagram this, and all the photos in this post, may look familiar.) These one and a half inch strips are being stitched to orange and purple solid to create 9 patches, that may be set on point, though I'm not quite… Continue reading Enjoying and Thankful

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Magical Moments

From Seth Godin Today is Pi day, the 14th day of the 3rd month of the fifteenth year... 3.1415 Pi is our most famous irrational number. Not irrational in the sense that it's a foolish argument, a form of wishing for one thing while doing another. No, pi is irrational in a magical, beautiful sense. It… Continue reading Magical Moments