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Blog Tour: Me & My 18” Doll by Erin Hentzel

Me & My 18'' Doll Sew 20+ Matching Outfits, Accessories & Quilts for the Girl in Your LifeErin Hentzel Avery Lane SewingPublished by C&T 8.5" x 11" 64 pages  Softcover, $24.95; Ebook, $19.99 If memory serves I met Erin on a shuttle from Pittsburgh Quilt Market to the airport on my way home. She'd just… Continue reading Blog Tour: Me & My 18” Doll by Erin Hentzel

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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

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Book Review Day: step-by-step Texture Quilting Christina Cameli

step-by-step Texture Quilting 65 NEW Free-motion & Walking-Foot DesignsChristina Cameli stash books $24.95, softcover; $19.99 eBookChristina happened to wander through the Northcott booth at Spring Quilt Market and we had a few minutes to chat. She gave me a copy of her book, I set it down at the table where I was working, and… Continue reading Book Review Day: step-by-step Texture Quilting Christina Cameli

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Travelogue & Upcoming

In just a couple of weeks Debby Brown will be the featured speaker at the Dutchess Heritage Quilt Show. Debby is funny, a great teacher, chopper of wood, and a lover of chocolate. She is the queen of ribbon candy bending it to her every whim. This morning (Sunday 9/29) I am off to Pieceful… Continue reading Travelogue & Upcoming

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Travelogue and more

Before I get to the long overdue Travelogue I'm going to share something really exciting but I can only share part of it. Last night I received an image of the front cover of my book from the my Book Designer at C&T. You can understand why I'm exciting, why this finally feels so real.… Continue reading Travelogue and more

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Still Waters

Thirty-one years ago I met my Sweetie. We were friends for nearly two years before we started dating, and dated for about another two or so before we got married. I'm still smitten. He took this photo sometime after we started dating and carries it around in one of the books he keeps with him… Continue reading Still Waters

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Coming Up

The next few weeks are full. I'm on the road visiting shops in Western NY, more on those in a couple of weeks. There are a couple of quilt shows I'm working on going to so I can see a few of my shops. First up the Northern Star Quilt Show this weekend. Happy 40th… Continue reading Coming Up