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Can you believe this nonsense?

On a bright, lovely afternoon the stitching started badly. BADLY For some reason a birds nest built up on the back of a quilt as I stitched. Wow. Evicted that bit of nonsense forthwith, started stitching again. Not five minutes later I stitched a big pleat right into the front. Well. That little quilt is… Continue reading Can you believe this nonsense?

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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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Yeah, I'm kind of annoyed with myself at the moment. I got so excited with the IDEA that reading the rules fell through the cracks. GAH! Let me back up a bit. When Karla announced the 2017 Cherrywood Challenge I sort of lost my mind. First of all Cherrywood. Cherrywood. Second, van Gogh *deep… Continue reading *facepalm*

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Chocolate Cake and Quilting

When you're doing your work, when you're creating an offering, there's no more important question to answer than, "what sort of quality are we seeking here?" - Seth Godin Thinking clearly about quality. The sunset last night was something to behold, leaving me wishing for more photos or a video, the color changed so quickly.… Continue reading Chocolate Cake and Quilting

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it all started when

my sweetie put the a/c in the window this morning. The last few days the desire to quilt several things has been held at bay while waiting for the a/c or the temperatures to cool down. Both happened today offering the opportunity to stitch. First up I made a postcard for the 1000 Postcards for… Continue reading it all started when

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Quilterly Writers Block

I'm a quilter. And by that I love to free motion machine quilt. On and off I've had to work through the equivalent of writers block. I just. couldn't. quilt. Those moments were tough but often led to something that would pleasantly surprise me. Whew. Would it surprise you that, while I've been quilting on… Continue reading Quilterly Writers Block

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I’m piecing! I’m piecing!

Then I looked at this photo and thought good golly I do need to tidy up. I like that the folder has orange dots. And a cool thread holder from Blue Fig. Do you see that glorious silk thread? I love silk thread. I see a memory from my friend Debby. She has an incredible… Continue reading I’m piecing! I’m piecing!