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2/2/22

In just a couple of hours I'll be teaching at Poppy Quilt & Sew. I got to thinking about the definitions of my 2022 Word of the Year: Cultivate. (What's your Word?) here are two parts of the definition: to develop or improve by education or training; train; refine:to cultivate a singing voice. to promote… Continue reading 2/2/22

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Road to California Redux

The Uber driver picked me up at the hotel Thursday morning to take me to the Ontario Airport to head back to Texas. This delightful driver, Grace, I learned has an art degree and ran an art department for a while. At some moment she needed work and ended up working for the concession stands… Continue reading Road to California Redux

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Does this ever happen to you?

Where you finally get all the bits and pieces lined up ready to go and then a wrench gets tossed into the works, effectively derailing what you're doing? And because of what it is you can't really be mad about it first because you really have no control over it and second because that will… Continue reading Does this ever happen to you?

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Thank You

Quilts Inc for coordinating, hosting, and running a great show this week. No doubt ever crossed my mind that this would be not only challenging but different, and it was and each of y'all handled things with grace and kindness. Bob Ruggiero you deserve a special thank you for so many things but most especially… Continue reading Thank You

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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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Happy Saturday

Saturday Sunrise from the Front Porch Good morning quilty friends. Today is a good day to quilt, edit video and prepare for International Quilt Festival in Houston. My front porch and I have a standing date in the morning as long as the weather isn't too chilly. This morning, in the 50's it's bordering on… Continue reading Happy Saturday

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An Interview With Lee Chappell Monroe

Welcome to this Friday edition of TerifiCreations! Today I'm sharing the first in a series of interview of quilty people, some interviews will be specifically geared toward all things Quilt Market. Today I talk with Lee Chappell Monroe the creative genius behind May Chappell. We cover everything from her new book and the first thing… Continue reading An Interview With Lee Chappell Monroe

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Sunrise, Reading & Creativity

Good morning friends! The view of the sunrise from the front porch is glorious. After a few pages of John Cleese's book Creativity I'd take another shot of the morning sky. Read a few more pages, look up, breathe, take a couple more images, repeat. There was one moment between the light and the wispy… Continue reading Sunrise, Reading & Creativity

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Quilted Features

Today's post is all about Quilted Features that will full on debut on October 20th. Celebrating 29 years with this guy - I love him! But First. Earlier this week my Sweetie and I celebrated twenty-nine years as a married couple. We fully expected to be on vacation this week however some things came up… Continue reading Quilted Features

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I’m Quilting! I’m Quilting!

A long time ago in a far away place I pieced and quilted Split Complimenterity. Quilters, as a general rule, explore the wonderful world of color in a variety of ways, sometimes with great intention desiring to understand how and why color works. In an of itself color is another language we learn with nuances… Continue reading I’m Quilting! I’m Quilting!