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And then

Sunday morning (this morning as of the time of writing) I flew from Austin to Dallas, changed planes, then flew from Dallas to Ontario. Our alarm was set for 5 AM to make sure I had time however teacher do I have everything I need is there enough time to get to the airport because… Continue reading And then

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Quilt Festival Postlude

Before I get started on this day I would like to send you over to two podcasts. Quilter on Fire Episode 48 with Victoria Findlay Wolfe and Quilt N Tell Podcast Back to the Beginner Brain Episode 64. I have thoughts on both podcasts and how they are related to one another. There are more… Continue reading Quilt Festival Postlude

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Does this ever happen to you?

Where you finally get all the bits and pieces lined up ready to go and then a wrench gets tossed into the works, effectively derailing what you're doing? And because of what it is you can't really be mad about it first because you really have no control over it and second because that will… Continue reading Does this ever happen to you?

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Practiced Intuition

Before I get to the theme from the title of the blog post I'm going to share a bit about this week. This week is going to be full filming and celebrating. In January I committed to filming a course for Creative Spark, working my way through with a cohort of other authors and teachers.… Continue reading Practiced Intuition

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Current Reading

Lean in Quilterly Friends we're gonna chat books and life and quilting. Are y'all ready for this? A couple of weeks ago I mentioned reading "Your Blue Flame Drop the Guilt and do what Makes you Come Alive" by Jen Fulwiler. She's hosting Get Unstuck with Jen the week of November 15th, friends I'm diving… Continue reading Current Reading

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Thank You

Quilts Inc for coordinating, hosting, and running a great show this week. No doubt ever crossed my mind that this would be not only challenging but different, and it was and each of y'all handled things with grace and kindness. Bob Ruggiero you deserve a special thank you for so many things but most especially… Continue reading Thank You

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I’m on my way to International Quilt Festival

Riding shotgun is the Quilter on Fire Brandy Maslowski. She'll be interviewing at International Quilt Festival. While we're staying together I don't think we'll see a lot of each other. I'm even more excited that I'll get to introduce Brandy to Annie Smith, the original quilting podcaster and Tracy Mooney of Quilt N Tell. I… Continue reading I’m on my way to International Quilt Festival

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From British Storytelling, to Jen Fulwiler and Tabitha Brown

Okay I saw this post going so differently then my sister sent this: https://www.instagram.com/p/CVUrjtgMWoP/ this is what came up when I searched for iron We all need that reminder. While reading on the front porch this morning from Your Blue Flame I read this: I know a youth minister who wants to inspire teens to… Continue reading From British Storytelling, to Jen Fulwiler and Tabitha Brown

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Sunrise, Reading & Creativity

Good morning friends! The view of the sunrise from the front porch is glorious. After a few pages of John Cleese's book Creativity I'd take another shot of the morning sky. Read a few more pages, look up, breathe, take a couple more images, repeat. There was one moment between the light and the wispy… Continue reading Sunrise, Reading & Creativity

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Quilted Features

Today's post is all about Quilted Features that will full on debut on October 20th. Celebrating 29 years with this guy - I love him! But First. Earlier this week my Sweetie and I celebrated twenty-nine years as a married couple. We fully expected to be on vacation this week however some things came up… Continue reading Quilted Features