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Thread of the Week

Twist! A few years ago I hosted a quilted block of the month and now I've started with the thread of the week or month depending on what's going in my immediate world. As you know I love thread, how it holds things together and how it dances over the surface of a quilt. Sometimes… Continue reading Thread of the Week

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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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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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Well, I was going to do a Countdown!

So here it is, The Quilter on Fire Podcast with Brandy https://quilteronfire.com/podcast/Maslowski. Brandy has a YouTube channel that has a preview and a bit of behind the scenesness of it all. Oh My Goodness to say I'm excited it something of an understatement. Each interview I've done promoting Color, Thread & Free-Motion Quilting is different,… Continue reading Well, I was going to do a Countdown!

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Oh my goodness this wasn’t easy

Way back on June 6th the saga of the cracked drawer unit made its internet debut under the title of <a href="http://&lt;!-- wp:paragraph --> <p></p> Cascade. After discovering this crack, and the terrible after effects on my sewing studio caused by the emptying out of it all over the sewing studio floor into bins to… Continue reading Oh my goodness this wasn’t easy

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Cascade

That crack at the back of the drawer, splitting the back brace piece explained part of why opening/closing it is difficult. That and the bowing drawer bottoms. Sigh. When I bought this drawer unit it seemed perfect. The drawers are wide, and deep able to accommodate a lot of thread. I did not, however, give… Continue reading Cascade

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Color, Thread & Free-Motion Quilting

Color So y'all know life is weird, and when it's really weird I get quiet. Welcome to 2020. In many ways this is a great year. My Sweetie and I are in TX, we're together, our original house sale fell through about a month ago, Quilt Market went virtual, and Threads of Success is moved… Continue reading Color, Thread & Free-Motion Quilting

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Weekend Miscellany

Last night for a period of time our internet service was out. Our service provider was not the only one effected by whatever happened. Oddly enough my mobile carrier was effected however I had service, which allowed me to get online and do some checking around. We do have the digital antenna so watching the… Continue reading Weekend Miscellany

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Quilting/Embroidery Problem Solving

The other day I posted this, "While working on some embroidery I thought my machine had a problem. I'd get started stitching and the stabilizer would tear, the thread was building up underneath in a most unbecoming way. Re-threaded, cleaned, oiled, changed the needle, checked the stitch plate. Still happening. I decided to change the… Continue reading Quilting/Embroidery Problem Solving