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Quilted Block of the Month: Kaleidoscope Feathers

So here's the second installment of the Kaleidoscope Quilted Block of the Month. I'm posting on Friday because I have a commitment tomorrow. Let's start with how much fun I had stitching this one out. I figured there'd be feathers, and bubbles, and swirls, something simple. Well. I did start out with feathers. First step:… Continue reading Quilted Block of the Month: Kaleidoscope Feathers

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Quilted Block of the Month 1A – Batting Choice

I'm starting today's blog post with a link to Lisa Sipes GoFundMe. Lisa shared on facebook that in early June she lost the lower part of her left leg. She shared this on a post started by Tracy Mooney. As quilters we rally for people we know and love; and for people we've never met.… Continue reading Quilted Block of the Month 1A – Batting Choice

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if at first you don’t succeed

  Outside my front window the Mockingbird is chasing the Blue Jay away from the berries on the Dogwood. The Mockingbird's nest is towards the top of the tree so apparently the tree belongs to it. (I don't know the difference between the males and females.) Spring happens in just about fourteen days, to say… Continue reading if at first you don’t succeed

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A Tale of two Quilt Shops

This might sound a little overly dramatic and it's intended to be because drama can be so very much fun. I shopped on Small Business Saturday #smallbusinesssaturday for the fun of it. I don't need fabric, but I love it so what the heck. Shop 2: Colchester Mill Fabrics - Colchester, CT for my local… Continue reading A Tale of two Quilt Shops

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On having “the talk”

First up: it's Thankful Thursday! Time to thank a quilter who's made a difference in your life. Today's gratitude goes to: Melissa Thompson Maher, C0-Founder, and Editor-in-Chief of Generation Q Magazine. Melissa has a long history in the publishing world, she sees trends happening, has the skill of making a writer sound more like the… Continue reading On having “the talk”

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A wee bit of Aurifil and Finding your way around

Several months ago Donna from Follow That Thread sent me a spool of Aurifil Lino (linen).  Donna has a bit of a sense of humor and drew a smilie face on the wooden spool.  That wooden spool will be a keepsake forever.  All it needs is a little red pompon and voila! a clown like… Continue reading A wee bit of Aurifil and Finding your way around

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New York Botanical Gardens Train Show

        After weeks of very long days and not  meeting an obligation I have a down day.  We've been members of the Botanical Garden for years, joining when our youngest nephew was coming to visit for a few days...unfortunately the weather when he and his parents were here was rather yucky and we… Continue reading New York Botanical Gardens Train Show