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Round Robin Quilt Coming Home

A couple of years ago I participated in a Round Robin with the Pelham Quilters.  I'd participated in one the year before and enjoyed it.  When I signed up for this one I said I'd do the center of the quilt rather than one of the rounds.  The afternoon of our guild meeting Renee posted… Continue reading Round Robin Quilt Coming Home

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Going into the City

It's been mentioned that quilts & quilters are taking over New York City this weekend.  We have a trifecta of quilting events: Empire Quilters Guild Urban Inspirations Show The Red & White Quilt Exhibit at the Park Ave. Armory Folk Art Museum: Masterworks & Super Stars @ Lincoln Center Branch (Lincoln Center Branch is hosting… Continue reading Going into the City

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Rit Dye Project Series & teaching dates

Shibori Twist - this is the first project for Rit Dye.  I've been working with Dianne Giancola on a series of projects. This is the "Shibori Squared" pillow - the directions are on the Rit Dye Website. Everyone needs pot holders - this uses a flag fold style of Shibori. The next project is complete… Continue reading Rit Dye Project Series & teaching dates

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Impromptu Lecture

I am currently serving as the program chair for the Village Squares Quilters.  I've had a lot of fun and a few challenges along the way.  It's been more fun though making contact with the various presenters and then getting to meet them.  Some of whom I've "known" as they were guests either on Simply… Continue reading Impromptu Lecture

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In my Hobbit Hole aka studio

I'm on a deadline to get "Moon Over Manhattan" complete and the paperwork off to Quilt National.  This quilt is still quite vocal and I'm enjoying the process of quilting.  There are colors on the quilt that I never intended however they work and I've been pleasantly surprised by how well they work. Sometime next… Continue reading In my Hobbit Hole aka studio