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So then there was the time

It seems so long ago, seven years in fact. But forever ago in the world of quilting. Alex Anderson and Ricky Tims along with Jan (Magee) Mark were the brains behind The Quilt Life, a quilting magazine recognizing the reality that, as quilt makers, our lives revolve around quilting. I had the privilege of writing… Continue reading So then there was the time

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Quilterati

I'm not usually at a loss for words related to quilting for this blog. I'm not really at a loss at the moment it's just that the quilting world as it is in my life at this moment is refocusing and I'm slowly wending my way around the quilting world as it is for me… Continue reading Quilterati

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Notes from BERNINA University

I know from going to quilt shows that the better the buzz, the more the excitement. Well this buzz rivals a really well attended quilt show. Oh my folks are excited and enjoying what they're seeing. I'm really excited about the new presser foot for machines with 9 mm stitch width, #97 and #97D Patchwork… Continue reading Notes from BERNINA University

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How I choose quilting motifs part 1

As I mentioned the other day I'm going to share how I come up with the quilting motifs for a quilt. I'm going to start with Twilight in the Bronx which is entirely my own, move on to Tilde, Feather Zone and @play.  Each of these quilt are very different and each has its own… Continue reading How I choose quilting motifs part 1

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BERNINA Ambassador Reunion

Have you ever been so excited for months about an event you were going to attend? Excited and a bit freaked out? Well this week was it for me. Excited and a bit freaked out described it perfectly.  Earlier in the fall BERNINA invited their Ambassadors to attend a Reunion: a time of sharing, opportunities… Continue reading BERNINA Ambassador Reunion

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Happy Third Birthday!

Congratulations to Alex Anderson, Ricky Tims and Jan Magee!!!  Oh wait a moment - there are a lot of other people to congratulate as well from all of the authors and quilters to the publisher and photographers and so many people who have contributed to this magazine!  I'm privileged to have written for The Quilt… Continue reading Happy Third Birthday!

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Response to “Museum Needles Taxpayers”

This article was published Thursday November 15, 2012 in the Times Free Press of Chattanooga TN.  The writer has some serious misinformation regarding quilting in general and more specifically the International Quilt Study Center & Museum. One event immediately came to mind as I read the article: Quilted Northern came up with what is essentially… Continue reading Response to “Museum Needles Taxpayers”