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A needed detour

Lately upon entering the sewing room there is a strong sense of being overwhelmed with ideas. Lots of ideas tumbling over, and over each seeking the deserved attention. While writing that sentence an idea to make a whole cloth using 60 weight thread in the top and bobbin popped into my head. I think I'm… Continue reading A needed detour

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Did you hear about that time

I started singing this? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b6UAYGxiRwU Singing isn't in my skillset, and while I tend to sing with reckless abandon here at home, when I'm in public, lip syncing is great, and it makes it look like I know the words. Over the last few weeks I've been working on two quilts that will hang in… Continue reading Did you hear about that time

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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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Cotton Cuts Charity Mystery Hop

There is nothing like multiple deadlines all rolling into one really busy six weeks that says let's get everything done all on the same day. Yesterday I mentioned I'd been sick, and sleeping was about all I could manage for the entire weekend. So, I slept. You may remember a while back I wrote "caution… Continue reading Cotton Cuts Charity Mystery Hop

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Kaleidoscope – Dreams do come true

this looks like a hot mess, and in a way it is. what you can't see is the ever growing pile o'holyscraps over there ----------> I've wanted to make a kaleidoscope quilt for a long time. Even designing one in a program but not quite getting what I needed out of it. So Sizzix comes… Continue reading Kaleidoscope – Dreams do come true

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Where have you been all my life?

I have fallen in love. The Sizzix Big Shot Pro arrived on my doorstep a few weeks ago. After taking it out of the box, and opening the box with the dies, changing locations twice, it sat there humming a little tune looking for my attention. Well, it's mechanical, it doesn't really hum. You're a… Continue reading Where have you been all my life?

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This might be fun!

A few weeks ago I offered to make a quilt for Maria from Pinwheels, you see she has some new Oakshott cottons of the striped variety. Before I get there Pinwheels is now open in Hurleyville, NY. Check out this facebook video. Congratulations Maria I will get there soon and oh I have an idea!… Continue reading This might be fun!