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Well, I didn’t see that coming

I can always tell when I'm a bit stressed as blogging and quilting become a bit of a challenge. Several posts are in the drafts folder waiting for inspiration, and perhaps something else, the trash bin, the right time? Writing ideas are much like quilt ideas: right time, right place, right skill-level - the words… Continue reading Well, I didn’t see that coming

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The Quiet Quilter

It's been a quiet weekish here on the blog. I wanted to blog last night because on Saturday January 20th I'm teaching at the Quilt Basket in Pawling NY, it'll be a variation on Go With the Flow called "Brain Dump: Stitch the Scary Stuff in Your Brain" the class fee includes a kit. I'll… Continue reading The Quiet Quilter

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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?

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Teaching at the City Quilter

I get to teach tomorrow at the City Quilter. Last I knew there is one space left. We're going to play with design and thread, Let(ting) our Foot Loose, being Fancy & Free. Let's see what kind of fun and trouble we can get into . I'm hoping I remember to bring my camera and… Continue reading Teaching at the City Quilter

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Encouraging a different perspective

One of my very favorite conversations is "if it isn't hand quilted it isn't a quilt" or "hand quilted means putting your heart into a quilt". I no longer get my panties in a wad My back no longer gets up I just share because I've been in that group who thought and felt and… Continue reading Encouraging a different perspective


Getting ready to go

For the last several hours I've been finishing up the book proposal. I'm printing this because THIS I believe in! I’d thank a few people as well for supporting, editing and mentoring me along the way.  People that in my everyday life are very important to me and make this book possible. My sweetie, he… Continue reading Getting ready to go

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Chocolate Swirl

Sunday was a fruitful day indeed. Let's go back to Saturday, okay let's go back a bit further. After making @play I knew I wanted to make another quilt loosely based on that design.  It's been on the inspiration wall for quite a while and this chocolate-brown Radiance in my fabric stash about that long.… Continue reading Chocolate Swirl