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“Things are looking up, kid.”

That’s my Dad when he joined the Navy during World War II at just 17 years of age. I found this tiny little photo of him when I was cleaning out my Mom’s dresser drawer late last year after my Dad passed away in November. The photo itself […]

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Flying Under the Radar

Here it is, mid-March, and almost a quarter of 2015 has come and gone. Hard to believe, actually. As for me, well….I have only recently poked my head above ground for a breath of almost-spring air. There have been relatively no blog posts and only businessy-type posts […]

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It’s freezing outside. What to do, what to do?

LEARN SOMETHING NEW! The extreme weather seems to be affecting much of the nation — and perhaps much of the world — right now and many folks, like myself are stuck indoors. Sure, there are plenty of quilting UFO’s (unfinished objects) piled up waiting for you to finish […]

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New year, new word

Tink, tink, tink…… Hello? Is anyone out there. My goodness, it’s been a long time since I last posted here and my blog is sadly out of date. Sigh. Somehow that nasty thief called TIME has gotten away from me. Yet again. I’ve spent so many nights drifting off to […]

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Cool things to share…..UPDATED, 12/1

Cool things to share…..UPDATED, 12/1

Please check out the update, see below….. Welcome, December I’ve got lots of cool new things to share with you! Have you heard about my brand new CRAFTSY QUILT-ALONG? It begins December 1st, but it isn’t too late to sign up to get your kit of absolutely […]

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A Craftsy collaboration, a fun mini blog hop with Leah Day, and a giveaway!

A Craftsy collaboration, a fun mini blog hop with Leah Day, and a giveaway!

ATTENTION: Long post ahead…… But it is totally worth it to read all the way to the end! One of the best things about Craftsy has been the opportunity for me to meet so many talented industry professionals. Not only have I had the chance to meet […]

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A fun, fall project with a mini tutorial

A fun, fall project with a mini tutorial

Happy fall, y’all! I just love that phrase. Autumn is truly my favorite season of the year! There’s so much to enjoy. And so just for fun, I took the day off from my regular deadlines and a long list of things to do and I spent […]

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Book Review – a MUST read!

Book Review – a MUST read!

My darling and talented friend, Leah Day, has just published a brand new book, Stitch It Up A Notch – How to Piece Perfect Quilts, and I had the good fortune to get my hands on my very own copy. This is, quite simply, a fabulous book! It is chock-full […]

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Huge CRAFTSY sale!

Huge CRAFTSY sale!

Just dropping by to let you know that CRAFTSY is having a HUGE fall sale — with every single class on sale (even the new ones, including my Amazing Applique Class!) for up to 50% off! Yippee! This is BIG. Really BIG! Because once you buy a […]

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Honored

Honored

I received the most exciting news on my birthday last week! My quilt, Fire and Ice, won one of the TOP AWARDS in the AQS QuiltWeek Contest in Chattanooga last week! BEST MODERN QUILT I can hardly believe it! My sweet husband suggested we fly to Chattanooga for […]

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Wherever I go, I am asked about the exquisite machine quilting on my quilts. I’m happy to share with you that most of my quilts have been expertly quilted by the internationally award winning quilt artist, Birgit Schüller! Read more