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Quilted Features: Quilt Basket & Cutie Patterns

Today begins a new, long term series Quilted Features, this will cover all the interesting things I would have covered at Quilt Market. I'm slowly reaching out to companies who were going to vend at Quilt Market for an opportunity to show off their wares, new fabric lines, notions, patterns, or the quilt/sewing related things… Continue reading Quilted Features: Quilt Basket & Cutie Patterns

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Jen Fulwiler Made me Cry and Why I’m a Better Quilter for it

She didn't exactly make me cry in the sense that I was in her physical presence and she said/did something that made me cry. Nope. I'm reading her book Your Blue Flame Drop the Guild and do What Makes you Come Alive. The kindle version of the book opened up to chapter 8: You can… Continue reading Jen Fulwiler Made me Cry and Why I’m a Better Quilter for it

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How to Have a Productive Quilt Day Part – good question

Please allow me to begin this day either on Saturday late afternoon or Sunday evening, not quite sure which. This must have happened Saturday when I came home. And begin one more time that the yellow orb currently shining brightly in the sky must be the sun? Not quite sure as this bright shiny sky… Continue reading How to Have a Productive Quilt Day Part – good question

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Okay, so here’s what Happened and Then

It's been a week and it's Wednesday, and had to check that by hovering the cursor over the time on the laptop. Last week I dropped something off with a friend here locally as I left her house on my next errand a small rock kicked up and hit the windshield causing a star right… Continue reading Okay, so here’s what Happened and Then

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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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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

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I’m a short, fat, quilter

Today's post is going to be a bit shall we say, vulnerable. I'm going to share two things that are near and dear to my heart. They are, without a doubt, quilt related. So hang with me friends. The psychiatrist is in Someday I will do it. I will get a booth at Quilt Market,… Continue reading I’m a short, fat, quilter