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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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Of Newsletters, Exciting Times, and Surprises

I'm started an e-Newsletter, (click on the link to sign up please, the first one goes out sometime today. I'm in the midst of changing what I can on the website so that I'm able to put a full on link to join. I'll be offering some special, book related content and sharing with you… Continue reading Of Newsletters, Exciting Times, and Surprises

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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

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Dreaming as Creativity

My Sweetie asked me a question, "when are you going to open your own quilt shop?" I'm not. But this got me to dreaming. Dreaming is good, it leads us to innovation, solutions, realizations. Having worked in a couple of quilt shops, traveled to so many over the years, attending Quilt Market, and all I've… Continue reading Dreaming as Creativity

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Moving, a Journey

I've started walking around the hotel parking lot while listening to Pokey Bolton's Instagram conversations with quilting peeps. Hotel parking lot you say? Why yes. The physical move from NY to TX is about 1/2 complete. We arrived in Texas on Thursday evening after four days on the road. While at one hotel I'd made… Continue reading Moving, a Journey

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Twenty twenty, Imagine and Beauty

Twenty twenty is off to an amazing start in ways that I'm looking forward to sharing over the next several months. What I can share with you now is that I'm teaching at International Quilt Festival in Houston, I have two classes Beginner Machine Quilting and The Weight of Color (a drawing style class). As… Continue reading Twenty twenty, Imagine and Beauty

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Upcoming Events & More

New Jersey Shop Hop April 24th - May 3rd Pennington Quilt WorksThe Quilted NestMouse Creek QuiltsEarly Girl QuiltsThe Pin CushionThe Village QuilterThe Pin CushionCultured ExpressionsSew JerseyNine ShopsTen DaysSew Much Fun Then there's my book coming out July 25th. I've seen the sample pages, I get to see the entire book next week. It's available for… Continue reading Upcoming Events & More

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Revisiting & Celebrating

Over the last few weeks I've worked on piecing a quilt top that has a tight turn-around time, and needs to be done well as it's a magazine quilt. It is exactly the quilt I wanted to make, and it's not exactly the quilt I wanted to make. And I can't show you yet, I… Continue reading Revisiting & Celebrating

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My Quilt Market is Complete

Today Quilt Market officially opens. Yay!!! I'm in the Northcott booth, 522, today. I have appointments with some of my shops, however stop by and see what we've got going on. Patience Griffin, Tiffany Hayes and other cool celebs will be there promoting their lines. I'll get a photo of the quilt I made with… Continue reading My Quilt Market is Complete