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A Box, and a Dream

A while back the Sizzix Big Shot Pro arrived for use in my sewing room. I fell in love with this get-the-cutting-done-so-you-can-get-stitching-right-now machine. We were planning a project with the magazine and cutting a boatload of hexagons¬†with a rotary cutter and ruler, while doable, wasn't really high on my list of things that get me… Continue reading A Box, and a Dream

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Then there was that time

This text arrived: I fainted at the HQ Booth (They caught me before I hit) How's your day? Lisa and I ditched Ken in the Pickle Pie booth and walked very, very quickly to the HandiQuilter booth to find Debby well taken care of and fine. We did, however, cut her off from any further… Continue reading Then there was that time

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An Early Morning Quilt Market Report

Please permit me a bit of a reminisce and reflection here. It'll only take a moment. I started attending when I took the Associate Editor position with Generation Q Magazine.¬†Quilt Market will always hold a bit of magic and mystery. That first Market felt overwhelming, and I felt, like so many others, as though I… Continue reading An Early Morning Quilt Market Report

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Happy Monday!

  It's a rainy Monday here in New York. I shadowed at a Floriani event hosted by Sew Right in Queens on Saturday and Sunday. This was my second shadowing event, the first hands-on, so much to learn, and a different style of teaching for sure. These events are project and process oriented. Project oriented… Continue reading Happy Monday!

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Celebration!

Last night I had the privilege of having dinner with Jo Leichte. I got to know Jo years ago through BERNINA. She has recently joined the ranks of the Floriani Education team, so bonus!, we're now coworkers. Having dinner together felt like a celebration. Would you like to see what we tried?   Why yes,… Continue reading Celebration!

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So Quilt Market

As you read this it is the very last day of Quilt Market. The camera lens, for the most part, has remained covered as I've walked the aisles. https://www.instagram.com/p/Bat3jraDGqd/?taken-by=debbybrownquilts Debby and I arrived at our hotel within moments of each other. This after she arrived at my house just before 4 AM, whereupon my Sweetie… Continue reading So Quilt Market

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Character Counts: have you ever loved a quilt so much it hurts?

Are you ready to read something really fun? Go here to Batts in the Attic, check out Paula's blog on the Dutchess Heritage Quilt Show. In this she reveals a long running joke between us, and how it inspired the name of her quilt. And now onto our regularly scheduled program: It's been a while… Continue reading Character Counts: have you ever loved a quilt so much it hurts?