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Listening

I listened to Jenelle Montilone of TrashN2Tees on the Creative Women's League Podcast this morning. Follow her on Instagram.  And check out her new facebook community and her facebook live. Jenelle is a smart, astute woman with a beautiful perspective on re-using stuff we would normally toss in the trash. Listening to her this morning… Continue reading Listening

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BERNINA Ambassador Blog Tour It’s a Wrap

It's a wrap! The BERNINA Ambassador Blog tour is complete. Getting to know more about the people you work with is always a good idea. So here's a quote from each one: From Cherry Guidry: I took my first quilting class summer of 2004 and wanted to learn to applique, but my sewing machine didn’t feature the right… Continue reading BERNINA Ambassador Blog Tour It’s a Wrap

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BERNINA Ambassador Blog Tour Day 5

Our final three Ambassadors Joanne Sharpe, Cherry Guidry, and Jenelle Montilone. Joanne is a wordsmith extraordinaire, she plays with words, fonts to be more specific. Incorporating words into art with tools including her quilting. Cherry's patterns include embroidery, gorgeous machine embroidery adding one more texture and layer to all that she does. Jenelle is our… Continue reading BERNINA Ambassador Blog Tour Day 5

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BERNINA Ambassador Blog Tour Day 4

Today we bring you four BERNINA Ambassadors: Annie Smith, Lori Kennedy, Kari Carr and Catherine Redford who bring a wide variety of style to the quilting world. Annie is the original (and still my favorite) quilting podcaster; Lori just published a new book (more on that in a moment); Kari has a great angle on… Continue reading BERNINA Ambassador Blog Tour Day 4

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BERNINA Ambassador Blog Tour Day 3

Sandy Fitzpatrick, Beth Ferrier, and Cheryl Sleboda are today's featured BERNINA Ambassadors. Please don't tell Beth but I've wanted to be her for a long time. Not her really but she's been part of my quilting life for as long as I can remember.  Cheryl has become a friend, and mentor listening, sharing, offering advice… Continue reading BERNINA Ambassador Blog Tour Day 3

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BERNINA Ambassador Blog Tour Day 2

And now we get to meet Ambassadors: Kathy Delany, Christa Watson, and Mandy Leins. The cool thing is that each Ambassador brings something different, a different skill set, a range of style, and idea. Each Ambassador is influenced by something different from a sense of quilting history, an abounding enthusiasm for the modern style of… Continue reading BERNINA Ambassador Blog Tour Day 2

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BERNINA Ambassadors: Telling our Stories Day 1

Through the efforts of Jenelle Montilone we're taking the tour to Instagram and other social media using the hastags: #igquiltfest , and #berninaambassador. Today we get to meet Lynn Carson Harris, Kelly Ashton, Diane Doran, and Melody Crust. Hosting a blog tour of great talent is humbling and that's when Mandy Leins posted a link… Continue reading BERNINA Ambassadors: Telling our Stories Day 1

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BERNINA Ambassadors: Telling our Stories

Just a few moments ago the last stitches on 3 quilts that were made over the last several weeks. These needed to be finished in time for Lancaster and I made it. Whew. It's now nearly 1:30 in the morning, as happens I'm now wide awake, and need to get up early to get these… Continue reading BERNINA Ambassadors: Telling our Stories

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Monday Morning Quickie

Wednesday through Friday last week I attended the annual BERNINA Ambassador Reunion at the BERNINA Creative Center in IL. Melody Crust wrote a bit about it here. Attending the reunion/retreat is always a great joy meeting other ambassadors, learning what they do and the wide variety of work they're involved in. We're not all quilters!… Continue reading Monday Morning Quickie

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Refreshed and renewed

One of the coolest things about working with and for Generation Q Magazine is working on the blog/book tours. I often read through books ahead of time and share some of the highlights. It's not always easy as there are some really good books out there. Books I would love every quilter to get for… Continue reading Refreshed and renewed