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Hot! Hot! Hot!

Admit it, you're singing it This is a tale of gratitude. Ready? Last night my Rowenta was evicted from my house. Permanently. Allow a little latitude. Some years ago my iron stopped working for no apparent reason. A trip to one of my favorite shops to obtain a new iron. Plugged in new iron,… Continue reading Hot! Hot! Hot!

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Enjoying whatever this is

This quilt has a mind of it's own and is speaking clearly, showing the direction she wants to go in. I'm going along for the ride, navigating to the mysterious destination. There is a "filling up of the creative well" as the piecing happens. Creative dryness is exhausting physically and emotionally. While spurts of creativity… Continue reading Enjoying whatever this is

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Quilted Block of the Month – next step part 1

  So after taking the seam ripper to Letha's Electric Fan Quilted Block of the Month to remove some stitching that were behaving badly, well it wasn't so much the stitching as poor basting on my part. However it's so much easier to blame the quilt than take ownership of poor work on my part,… Continue reading Quilted Block of the Month – next step part 1

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Ten Year Blog Anniversary

Well Happy Blog-versary to me! I'm thrilled to have brought my blog over to WordPress. This was a good move for me as this platform offers enough flexibility and room for growth, allowing me to change this into a website, and eventually I hope to be able to do some e-commerce down the road. In… Continue reading Ten Year Blog Anniversary

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Quilted Block of the Month

So remember the reset I need to do on the January Block? Check out Can You Believe this Nonsense for the original post. Being a fan of the seam ripper is great. Not being able to find my favorite seam ripper isn't so great. Eh, whatever, there's at least one handy and I'll get back… Continue reading Quilted Block of the Month

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Christie’s Quilting Boutique

On Saturday April 28th I'm teaching Beginner Free Motion Machine Quilting at Christie's Quilting Boutique  from 10 am to 4 pm, in Norwalk CT. 203-807-8454. If you haven't visited the shop website go take a look, it's really lovely. As you scroll through you'll see the calendar loaded with good classes to take and enjoy.… Continue reading Christie’s Quilting Boutique

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Color Wheel

I like color. A lot. I like how color plays. I like how color sings. I like how color behaves, misbehaves, swirls, whirls, blends, hides, shows off and generally is itself. Joen Wolfrom appeared on Simply Quilts some long time ago, talking about color. She talked about the 3-in-1 color tool, how it's used in… Continue reading Color Wheel