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From a Retreat to You

I spent last weekend at a retreat, not quilt related, but one that seriously bolstered my commitment to building up the Quilting Community. In one of the talks we heard a saying from Trinidad that goes something like, "It is not my business what you think of me". Weirdly both my pens and phone were… Continue reading From a Retreat to You

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Quilting This Week

A Name and a Purpose is taking shape and form.  Meet "Lenny" in process. The overall look will change over time as the overall idea takes shape. Thread spools sit next to the machine excitedly waving for attention at each thread change. Sometimes they get picked, sometimes I head to the drawer for another color. They'll… Continue reading Quilting This Week

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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