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A Coffee Story

Oh Good Morning Friends. I have a coffee story for you, but first it's a Quilt & Tell Podcast kind of day. The other day Tracy posted this https://www.instagram.com/p/COQiktznees/ on her Instagram page, and includes an email address to let Golden Peak Media know in part what we love about Quilt & Tell but also… Continue reading A Coffee Story

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When I was growing up

We all have troubles in life some that we speak of, some that we don't. Our life experiences help form and shape us unto the people we are today. Some memories are wildly hard, some are delightful, some are neutral, some stay with us, some don't. At some point in my growing up I took… Continue reading When I was growing up

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Craft Napa Postlude

Before diving into the Craft Napa experience I want to share a couple of things. Last week I purchased a coloring book with positive, affirming sayings for myself and a friend. We might have needed the affirmation, though I'm not entirely sure. This morning is the first opportunity I've had to dig into one of… Continue reading Craft Napa Postlude

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Taking Another Look

Before digging into the main point of this blog post I want to share two things: First: in my last post there is a photo of one of the Handi Quilter Education team who seems to not have their face covered. Kitty Wilkin has hearing loss, reads lips, and due to our current collective life… Continue reading Taking Another Look

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I’m in Utah!

Yep that's right. I flew from Austin to Salt Lake City on Sunday afternoon. I'm in Utah until Wednesday doing some training with Handi Quilter on the Moxie long arm. I am a member of the Handi Quilter Moxie Inspiration Squad. Woot. I'll be blogging, and doing other social media. I'll be sharing with you… Continue reading I’m in Utah!

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A Quick Post on a Friday Afternoon

First up C&T is having a warehouse sale! (Affiliate Link) This is a great time to get books or product you've wanted. Head on over and see what they've got. I do know that Gailen's Sew Emoji is there and it's such a great book. Second, I'm heading into the sewing room to shoot some… Continue reading A Quick Post on a Friday Afternoon

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Blog Tour: Color, Thread & Free-Motion Quilting – Teresa Coates

Friday afternoon I had a brief chat with Shelly Heesacker, the Producer of The Quilt Show. In the course of the conversation I told her one of my, ahem bar stories, featuring Jennifer Sampou. And before you ask no I'm not a bar hanger outer, they can be really fun people watching though. As you… Continue reading Blog Tour: Color, Thread & Free-Motion Quilting – Teresa Coates

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I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking for

And now you have an ear worm too. When I started quilting in 1993 the space and equipment for quilting were very different. I'd set my sewing machine on the dining room table when I could, I used templates made of plastic marked with permanent markers, and whatever fabric I could find, including from the… Continue reading I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking for

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Imagine, Promise, Hope and Quilting

I started writing this post while I was in the middle of moving from New York to Texas. As happens there are often things that crop up that put some posts on hold for a while. I'm going to finish this post writing as I started it But first who ever would have imagined on… Continue reading Imagine, Promise, Hope and Quilting

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Let the Great Countdown Begin

I made it to the top 200,000! Okay so as of this writing I'm ranked #157,477 on Amazon for book sales out of 8 million or so books. Not bad at all since I've been encouraging purchasing at our local independent retailers. I had a quick chat with a shop owner in New York who… Continue reading Let the Great Countdown Begin