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May Travelogue

This weeks travelogue traverses northern NY state. Let's start with The Old Creamery in Ellisburg NY. This shop has a retreat center on the upper floor and the back of the quilt shop. The center includes a fully functioning kitchen, living room, tables for quilters to stitch, rooms with beds and can hold up to… Continue reading May Travelogue

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Reminded of a Time When

Sometimes social media reminds me of ''a time when..." something amazing was born from something difficult. Scrolling through my news feed this morning a reminder popped up of a time when as a quilting community we posted regularly on the beauty of other people in the quilting community. I especially appreciated Kim Brunner's thoughtful posts… Continue reading Reminded of a Time When

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Blog Tour: Inspired Free-Motion Quilting

Inspired Free-Motion QuiltingBill VolckeningMandy LeinsC&T Publishing $25.95; e-book $20.99 One hundred and fifty years from now when a resurgence in quilt making begins yet again Inspired Free-Motion Quilting: 90 Antique Designs Reinterpreted for Today's Quilter will serve as a resource for new quilters and quilt historians. These quilters will, following the tradition of quilt making,… Continue reading Blog Tour: Inspired Free-Motion Quilting

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Maywood Studio 12 Days of Giving and Giveaways

Welcome to the Maywood Studio 12 Days of Giving and Giveaways. You can find more on both of their social media pages here, and here. There are so many amazing charities in need of quilts, veterans homes, shelters, families who've lost everything due to fire or other natural disaster. A friend of mine is a… Continue reading Maywood Studio 12 Days of Giving and Giveaways

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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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Happy Friday Peeps, Let’s do This

And then I posted, "I lost 5 pounds. Okay it was 5 pounds of paper that I put into recycle while looking for that thing I lost. But it was 5 pounds. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JwsJnhux6Mo So I guess you know I lost something. This happening reminded me of that day when best laid plans get set aside… Continue reading Happy Friday Peeps, Let’s do This

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Gratitude Sunday

We're eleven days from Thanksgiving. Eleven. Please don't be shocked by my admission that I had to look this up. These last two weeks have been full and thinking about this particular date is superseded by that fullness. While perusing blogs this morning I read this┬árepost by Cheryl on God's Grace and Mom's Alzheimers beginning… Continue reading Gratitude Sunday