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Trite & Truth

The spring of 2016 seems a lifetime ago.  More than one thing bothered me about the original headline: Not Your Grandma's Quilt: Just a couple of years before I'd learned that my Nana (Grandma's mom) quilted for other people. As the sentimental one the opportunity to have one of those quilts Patchwork Blankets: so many… Continue reading Trite & Truth

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Editors and Publishers Day

Welcome to the 2017 Edition of Editors and Publishers Day 16 December 2017 This day started a few years ago to honor the editors and publishers who work so hard to make the publishing world go round. As a writer please accept my assurances that a good editor will hear the voice of the one… Continue reading Editors and Publishers Day

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Something Shifted, When “no” is good

Rayna Gillman has a new book: Create Your own Improv: Modern Quilts With No Rules and No Rulers published by C&T. Rayna has been part of my quilt world forever. As the Community Editor for Generation Q Magazine reviewing books is part of the work. Head on over to the blog, read the review, and… Continue reading Something Shifted, When “no” is good

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Embracing Quirkiness & Connections Quilt Festival

and a Reality Check One of the reminders from my time at the Dutchess Heritage Quilt Show is that I'm quirky. Shocking! I love being quirky. Embrace quirk, let go of seriousness. Seriously. So, this weekend during the lecture "Surprise I'm a Free Motion Quilter" the end of the lecture came, as I made decisions… Continue reading Embracing Quirkiness & Connections Quilt Festival

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Dutchess Heritage Quilt Show – Quantum Leap

My bags are nearly packed. One quilt is in the dryer for a final fresh me up. There are kits for Go With the Flow Monday, paper and color pencils for And Now What?! (Doodle Your way to Better Quilting) on Sunday . The Generation Q Magazine Quilt as Desired Lecture is ready to go.… Continue reading Dutchess Heritage Quilt Show – Quantum Leap

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Thankful Thursday

So I'm pausing today to be thankful for all of the amazing people in my life: My sweetie, for saying, "Yes" every single day. Bruce and Diane, for making and creating beautiful fabric, and loads of encouragement. Paula Reid who's been a friend since my first teaching gig in Knoxville, TN. Her batt scooters are… Continue reading Thankful Thursday

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Connections Quilt Festival

Remember a few weeks ago that I mentioned I had some news. I'm teaching at Connections Quilt Festival November 9, 10, and 11. And! Bonus! The Generation Q Magazine Quilt as Desired Exhibit will be there! Melinda Bula, Judy Damon, Lynn Wheatley, Tracy Zimmerman Szanto, Margaret Mew, Lynn Thibault and Sheri Cifaldi-Morrill are all headlining this… Continue reading Connections Quilt Festival