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Rainy Days, Mondays and so much fun

I do love rainy days, Monday's not so much. As a day its perfectly fine, I seem to like Thursday's better. Thursdays are fascinating, vibrant, full of life, looking forward to the weekend, still full of work yet, almost to the weekend. I'm heading into the City later this afternoon to meet a couple of… Continue reading Rainy Days, Mondays and so much fun

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Oh sweet memories

  Eight years ago I was actively working on this quilt, Twilight in the Bronx. While having dinner with my sisters, sweetie and a very good friend my sisters gave me the batik fabric (where the applique's come from) and three spools of thread, which I used in the star. It was right after this… Continue reading Oh sweet memories

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I’ve gone and done it now

I've added a Retreat to the list of classes. I've wanted to add a retreat for a very long time, now seemed as good a time as any. A three or five day retreat to explore the world of thread, batting, design, and color. Find the eclecticness of you, the freedom to explore and push… Continue reading I’ve gone and done it now

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Character Counts

Sometimes I look at my quilts, see things I don't like, and thoughts of sending the quilt to the great quilt yard in the sky, would be the best. thing. ever. Between teaching, and working with quilters in shops I know that quilters want perfection from the first stitch. Doing it "right" the first time,… Continue reading Character Counts

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How I choose quilting motifs part 1

As I mentioned the other day I'm going to share how I come up with the quilting motifs for a quilt. I'm going to start with Twilight in the Bronx which is entirely my own, move on to Tilde, Feather Zone and @play.  Each of these quilt are very different and each has its own… Continue reading How I choose quilting motifs part 1

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Thinking, thinking and I would like your input, please

Whenever I hear, "thinking, thinking" the voice in my head sounds like Elfred in my GPS.  Elfred is from the north pole and sometimes asks if anyone wants hot chocolate or fruitcake.  My answer to both is, "yes!" I've been teaching machine quilting on a domestic for about 4 1/2 to 5 years now. I… Continue reading Thinking, thinking and I would like your input, please

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Playing with Silk

I've been purchasing Superiors silk thread on & off for months.  As they were going through the process of announcing the thread coming out I was incredibly excited.  I've quilted with silk from two other companies and love the effect of the silk, loved how it quilted and quite frankly I love the look of… Continue reading Playing with Silk