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IQF SLC Day 1 – A Quilt Festival Series

I had the better part of the morning to walk the quilts and get images before the show floor opened. The first exhibit I'm sharing is Blocks Among Friends Sponsored by Handi Quilter Stolen Moments - Amy Van Garp United - Lana Russel Finding Common Ground - Judy Hays Flutterby - Gina Siembeda Friends -… Continue reading IQF SLC Day 1 – A Quilt Festival Series

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Thread of the Week

Twist! A few years ago I hosted a quilted block of the month and now I've started with the thread of the week or month depending on what's going in my immediate world. As you know I love thread, how it holds things together and how it dances over the surface of a quilt. Sometimes… Continue reading Thread of the Week

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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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The Weight of Color

*Note: I started this post a couple of days ago, realized I needed to go to bed because getting some sleep is important. This morning I taught The Weight of Color, a new class for International Quilt Festival: Begin exploring the weight of color in free-motion quilting. Using color pens and pencils, fill in the… Continue reading The Weight of Color

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International Quilt Market Announcement

Since 2014 (see photo) I've been attending Market as Media, reporting on and sharing with you, my incredibly faithful readers, as much of the new products, cool fabrics, and fascinating people as possible. With a show this size it's not ever possible to cover everything. I was, as many were, looking forward to going to… Continue reading International Quilt Market Announcement

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Threads of Success, Quilting, Accountability Post

Threads of Success When the email arrived letting those of us who are scheduled to teach know that for 2021 Threads of Success is postponed to Quilt Market 2022 I was surprised but not surprised. Twenty twenty was a lot, while things are shifting and changing some of twenty twenty has carried over into twenty… Continue reading Threads of Success, Quilting, Accountability Post

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Spring Quilt Market Virtual Style Take 2

Yesterday as I participated in a Virtual Panel (and will again on Monday) and talked with a few industry related people that the Quilting Worlds, and it's environs from our sewing rooms and studios, to quilt guilds, small businesses and quilt shops are all about relationships, growing them, and nurturing them. Normally at this time… Continue reading Spring Quilt Market Virtual Style Take 2

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Spring Quilt Market: Virtual Style

Virtual Quilt Market (link to sign up) is this week, the intreped folks from Quilts, Inc have been working hard to get this event together coordinating all the vendors, presenters, and Schoolhouses together so that we can, once again, see all the new fabric lines, notions, machines, tools, patterns and in a limited way the… Continue reading Spring Quilt Market: Virtual Style

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2021 Word of the Year, Virtual Quilt Festival and Fear

Normally I do this post as a solo however 2020 is not normal. Quite frankly I don't know of a "normal" year. At the beginning of 2020 I had no way if Image-ing that on November 30, 2020 I would be sitting at my kitchen island sipping afternoon coffee and writing this blog post. I… Continue reading 2021 Word of the Year, Virtual Quilt Festival and Fear

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Virtual Quilt Market

Twenty-twenty certainly has a vision all its own. One that seems to show us alternative ways of approaching all the things we're doing from moving and book reviews to major quilt events. As a quilter learning alternate ways of doing things has allowed me to figure out what works for me. Once I learned the… Continue reading Virtual Quilt Market