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May Travelogue

This weeks travelogue traverses northern NY state. Let's start with The Old Creamery in Ellisburg NY. This shop has a retreat center on the upper floor and the back of the quilt shop. The center includes a fully functioning kitchen, living room, tables for quilters to stitch, rooms with beds and can hold up to… Continue reading May Travelogue

2019 Word of the Year, Build, learning, quilt, Quilt Market, quilt shop, quilt shows, Teri Lucas, terificreations

Quilt Market Kansas City Here I come

Just so ya know this will be a little bit of Spring Market with some forethought to Fall Market. Spring Quilt Market is just around the corner. While my tickets are purchased, and housing procured there are hard due dates between now and then. Big due dates. And work to do. Did I mention the… Continue reading Quilt Market Kansas City Here I come

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An Interview with: Tracy Lee of Sew Thankful

At Fall Market while looking for another quilter I met Tracy Lee, owner of Sew Thankful. We had a bit of a mutual admiration society with each other. We've both been following each other for a long time. And quilters she's someone I'd always wanted to meet. How I came to know Tracy's business, Sew… Continue reading An Interview with: Tracy Lee of Sew Thankful

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Guest Blog – Bill Locke on the Importance of Quilt Market

Please welcome today's guest blogger Bill Locke of Studio Bill Locke, Montreal Canada. Bill designs, and makes quilts, has an active quilt on-line quilt shop, and an astute business sense. I stopped to look at his booth, taking a moment to realize it's his. After a quick hug we started talking. Bill shares our conversation… Continue reading Guest Blog – Bill Locke on the Importance of Quilt Market

2018 Word of the Year, 2019 Word of the Year, quilt, Quilt Market, quilting

2019 Word of the Year

Please allow me to congratulate Susan Spiers and Carole the winners of my Half Century give away. I will contact you for addresses shortly. A Look Back Connect is an apt Word, and Descriptor for 2018. As I mentioned here it's a word that will last into 2019 and beyond, for many reasons. I connected… Continue reading 2019 Word of the Year

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I’m leavin’ on a Jet Plane and Know when I’ll be back again

Admit it, you're singing with me now. It's time to finish packing my suitcases and head back to New York. I'm going with a full heart and a lot of work to do. There are plans afoot for Spring and Fall Market. If you have a few moments and want a bit of a giggle… Continue reading I’m leavin’ on a Jet Plane and Know when I’ll be back again

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Wanted: Bloggers

"Bloggers are welcome." Carey Bresenhan, during the opening statement of the Premier Schoolhouse. She went on to mention a rumor started a few years ago saying that Quilts, Inc didn't want and wouldn't welcome bloggers as part of the overall media reporting on Quilt Market and the happenings of the quilting world. Bloggers are welcome.… Continue reading Wanted: Bloggers