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The Stuff of Gratitude

So Quilt Market. Wow. So many moments of Gratitude. So many. This will not be in any way complete however this full heart can not help but express the gratitude, an honor, I've experienced. This Quilt Market has been amazing. There are so many people to thank both directly and indirectly. First up my Sweetie,… Continue reading The Stuff of Gratitude

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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

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Fall Quilt Market ready for Schoolhouse

https://www.instagram.com/p/BprVcHPHRgb/ The sun isn't yet beginning to shine light on this new day. Houston is already buzzing with the sounds of a city waking up, cars honking, the shooshing of early morning traffic, buses stopping, the city is humming. In just a couple of hours the quilting professionals converge on the convention center to see… Continue reading Fall Quilt Market ready for Schoolhouse

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National Poetry Day

For the Rotten Poet The Rotten Poet spoke of Thanksgiving and Christmases bespoke of children far and near knowing full well they'd bend an ear when focusing a gazing eye the moment the email came through with the latest rotten poem followed the reading therein he followed not function or forum or really poetic decorum… Continue reading National Poetry Day

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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