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Words of Encouragement

You got this. Perfection is highly overrated. Keep going. Let it go. So and so is excited about this. You're doing a great job. I appreciate you. I appreciate how hard you're trying. Every stitch you take, every quilt you make will lead you forward. Take the risk. It's worth doing that project. Keep writing.… Continue reading Words of Encouragement

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On Becoming a Machine Quilter

A sultry summer day in the City with quilting friends leads to sharing stories over coffee and cookies. The how of being where we are as quilting teachers is often humorous. The image on the left holds within it's stitches the beginnings. My Sweetie's Quilt took a wee bit longer to make than intended. It… Continue reading On Becoming a Machine Quilter

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phew

I have this thing where I like to make a friend of mine laugh. It's a good goal. Seriously. And it'd be great if I could remember how this started, but I can see the big 5-0 approaching and yeah, that's not going to come to mind. Several months back she told me about an… Continue reading phew

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The Week of Deadlines

Or Stitch! Stitch! Stitch! Saturday I had a bit of a chat with my self. Self I said let's check the stitch count on BethAnn (B 560 E) and there it is. In case you didn't know 3,000,000 is considered normal during the first year of ownership. I'm pushing to get there because quilting rules!… Continue reading The Week of Deadlines

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Coming Soon!

Quilt Market might be over but the fun is just beginning. I am eagerly awaiting images for a few fabric lines I fell in love with. One of them has the PERFECT yellows. It was one of the happiest booths. In the booth next door I may have picked up a fat quarter bundle and… Continue reading Coming Soon!

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An Early Morning Quilt Market Report

Please permit me a bit of a reminisce and reflection here. It'll only take a moment. I started attending when I took the Associate Editor position with Generation Q Magazine. Quilt Market will always hold a bit of magic and mystery. That first Market felt overwhelming, and I felt, like so many others, as though I… Continue reading An Early Morning Quilt Market Report