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When Saying Yes is the Best Thing Since Sliced Cheese

Okay friends. FEAR Fear is something as quilters, as artist types, as people that we get to live with. At least some of us do. I do. Fear of rejection. Will they like it or hate it? Will they use it, or let the critters use it? Will it end up in a charity shop?Will… Continue reading When Saying Yes is the Best Thing Since Sliced Cheese

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Winner Chosen and a wee bit more

My Sweetie and I are heading out the door shortly to spend some much needed time outside the four walls of this hotel room that we're living in for at least another month or so. I'll announce the winner in a full blog post tomorrow. I thank you for your patience and understanding. While I'm… Continue reading Winner Chosen and a wee bit more

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Let the Great Countdown Begin

I made it to the top 200,000! Okay so as of this writing I'm ranked #157,477 on Amazon for book sales out of 8 million or so books. Not bad at all since I've been encouraging purchasing at our local independent retailers. I had a quick chat with a shop owner in New York who… Continue reading Let the Great Countdown Begin

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On Crunchy Coffee & Cilantro

I think my favorite shared-on-the-blog experiences are the Blue Goo, and the Squirrel in the House at Christmas stories. What I didn't remember is that my brother had a bird in the house? How does that even happen? Open doors and windows I suppose. Every now and again coffee mishaps fill this page. In the… Continue reading On Crunchy Coffee & Cilantro

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Dreaming as Creativity

My Sweetie asked me a question, "when are you going to open your own quilt shop?" I'm not. But this got me to dreaming. Dreaming is good, it leads us to innovation, solutions, realizations. Having worked in a couple of quilt shops, traveled to so many over the years, attending Quilt Market, and all I've… Continue reading Dreaming as Creativity

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Upcoming Events & More

New Jersey Shop Hop April 24th - May 3rd Pennington Quilt WorksThe Quilted NestMouse Creek QuiltsEarly Girl QuiltsThe Pin CushionThe Village QuilterThe Pin CushionCultured ExpressionsSew JerseyNine ShopsTen DaysSew Much Fun Then there's my book coming out July 25th. I've seen the sample pages, I get to see the entire book next week. It's available for… Continue reading Upcoming Events & More

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Cover Reveal: Color, Thread, & Free-Motion Quilting

Learn to Stitch with Reckless Abandon Keith Dommer alerted to to this being on Amazon for pre-purchase. Keith is so much part of this book. So of course the first thing I did was do a couple of social media posts. While with Generation Q Magazine I loved doing cover reveal posts as what went… Continue reading Cover Reveal: Color, Thread, & Free-Motion Quilting

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The Stuff of Gratitude

So Quilt Market. Wow. So many moments of Gratitude. So many. This will not be in any way complete however this full heart can not help but express the gratitude, an honor, I've experienced. This Quilt Market has been amazing. There are so many people to thank both directly and indirectly. First up my Sweetie,… Continue reading The Stuff of Gratitude