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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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Virtual Quilt Market, and Quilt & Tell Podcast

The last week has been a bit busier than I thought it would be, so I didn't get to post this a second time. Today is Virtual Quilt Market and I'm presenting on Building the Quilt Shop Community. I've learned how to, and updated Zoom for the presentation. I need to remember to turn off… Continue reading Virtual Quilt Market, and Quilt & Tell Podcast

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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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Quilting, a Journey to the Heart

This morning I woke up with songs in my head and a words of a blog post flitting around my head. its a good day to write. Well, and pack up boxes. But that's a story for another day. Journaling is part of my life experience. For a number of years I attended journaling retreats… Continue reading Quilting, a Journey to the Heart

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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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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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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 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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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