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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

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Blog Tour: Free-motion Quilting from Ordinary to Extraordinary

Congratulations Claire! You're the winner of the book!!! Free-motion Quilting from Ordinary to Extraordinary: 3 Steps to Joyful Machine Stitching in 21 DaysJenny K LyonC&T Publishing96 pages, 8 1/2 x 11softcover, $27.99; eBook, $22.99 Learning to free-motion quilt is daunting as there are a lot of moving parts, literally. In Free-motion Quilting From Ordinary to… Continue reading Blog Tour: Free-motion Quilting from Ordinary to Extraordinary

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Blog Tour: Doll Dress Boutique by Erin Hentzel

Doll Dress Boutique: a dress for every occasion = sew 40+ projects for 18'' dolls Erin Hentzel of Avery Lane Sewing C&T Publishing 64 pages plus 16 page pattern pullout 8.5x11 Softcover: $22.95 e-book: $18.99 I met Erin in Salt Lake City at Spring International Quilt Market in 2014 where her first book, Sew in Style… Continue reading Blog Tour: Doll Dress Boutique by Erin Hentzel

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Reminders are a Quilters Best Friend

My favorite boss of all time said frequently, "We don't need new teaching, we need reminders." I'm going add that learning and teaching the basics is essential. A while back I wrote a post on having "the talk" Around the same time I wrote this on a popular social media site: You are a smart,… Continue reading Reminders are a Quilters Best Friend