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Brain Dump: Stitch the Scary Stuff in Your Brain

So here's a bit o'progress on one sample for the aforementioned class (title). Opening the drawers of the thread chest and grabbing as many different reds as I could find to begin stitching. The cool this is after collecting thread for a few years I have a multitude of reds to choose from. Then again… Continue reading Brain Dump: Stitch the Scary Stuff in Your Brain

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Oh Color Me Happy

Way back when, not so very long ago, in something that seems a whole other lifetime ago I started making an artistic color wheel. It all started when I was writing a book on how I use color, then life got in the way, the wind got knocked out of my sails, the book got… Continue reading Oh Color Me Happy

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As the Tidying Continues

Over the last few days as the Great Tidy up of 2017 takes place there is something of a treasure hunt happening. There are tote bags with projects, product from Market's past, and excursions to favorite quilt shops. A couple of the totes will be filled with scraps to give to friends who use scraps.… Continue reading As the Tidying Continues

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Tidying, Rearranging, and Gratitude

So the cool thing about being on social media is that asking just the right question will get an answer pretty dang quickly. Thank you John Kubiniec for reconnecting me with this amazing block: Letha's Electric Fan Here's one And another And one moreĀ - John designed this one for Windham Fabrics You may notice that… Continue reading Tidying, Rearranging, and Gratitude

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2018 Word of the Year

As a word of the year Gratitude was a good one. I am grateful for the experience of 2017. Creativity is slowly returning. The Quilted Block of the Month Started (with big plans to continue in 2018). A few teaching opportunities. Learning about embroidery. Having a spouse who loves me deeply. One of the considerations… Continue reading 2018 Word of the Year

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Stay Tuned: a Trip Report

I've traveled to two events for Floriani one about an hour outside of Philly, and the other about an hour from Knoxville. The next Hands on Sewing School is in Binghampton, NY January 5 - 7. These events are amazing from the word go. Kay Brooks teaches so much about stabilizers and how to use… Continue reading Stay Tuned: a Trip Report

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The Quiet Quilter

It's been a quiet weekish here on the blog. I wanted to blog last night because on Saturday January 20th I'm teaching at the Quilt Basket in Pawling NY, it'll be a variation on Go With the Flow called "Brain Dump: Stitch the Scary Stuff in Your Brain" the class fee includes a kit. I'll… Continue reading The Quiet Quilter