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Happy Thirteenth Anniversary to…

Meeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee TerifiCreations really started at the dining room table in Americus, Georgia during my first year as a volunteer at Habitat for Humanity. Having easy access to paper, coloring pencils, a few well chosen stencils, a bit of a creative bent and a desire to give unique birthday cards and not a lot of cash… Continue reading Happy Thirteenth Anniversary to…

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Build

I commented to a friend that BUILD is such a great word for 2019, at least for me. This morning while working on what my day will look like I hit this moment of overwhelm that nearly stopped me in my tracks. Said friend reminded me to take a deep breath, and that I can… Continue reading Build

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Quilted Block of the Month January 2018

Welcome to the Quilted Block of the Month for January 2018. We're going to have a good time exploring Letha's Electric Fan, I'm thinking this will be the block for February as well. This block has been on my "list" of blocks to make since I first saw it about 9 years ago because the… Continue reading Quilted Block of the Month January 2018

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Oh Color Me Happy

Way back when, not so very long ago, in something that seems a whole other lifetime ago I started making an artistic color wheel. It all started when I was writing a book on how I use color, then life got in the way, the wind got knocked out of my sails, the book got… Continue reading Oh Color Me Happy

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Quilted Block of the Month August 2017

Bonus Edition This is one of the blocks I quilted when I was trying to write a book on free motion machine quilting. Step 1: Cut two 10'' squares of cotton fabric, layer with batting. Step 2: Quilt. This sounds wildly simplistic and rather annoying. I get it. But, it's what I did, and do.… Continue reading Quilted Block of the Month August 2017

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I couldn’t have taught Home Ec, and why it matters

I'm spending the day getting ready to go for training with RNK Distributing in Knoxville, TN. I'm excited. There's a bit of paper work I need to fill out, I'm waiting for one bit of information that I should have later this afternoon. I need to print out what my schedule for the next several… Continue reading I couldn’t have taught Home Ec, and why it matters

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Quilted Block of the Month August week 2

Thank you! Thank you! Thank you! The congratulatory messages on my new position with Floriani are simply awe inspiring. Now onto our regularly scheduled program:   Oh I do remember giving ¬†you this update sometime during the week in Instagram. Debby was stitching this motif on a postcard, and I was inspired by it. I'm… Continue reading Quilted Block of the Month August week 2