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A sample of pre-holiday season music…

I just had to share this music video with you all which features a musical group from the Concord Christian Church in North Carolina where my brother, Bob Wallace, is one of the ministers. Their church is putting on a huge Christmas musical at the Gem theatre in Kanapolis,

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Not quilt-related, but still, an awesome idea for safety.

I’m sure you all know what email “spam” is. I usually hit the delete key on my keyboard faster than a bullfrog on a ‘skeeter when it comes to pesky, unwanted, useless spams. But my cousin recently forwarded me an email I thought was a really fantastic idea,

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May I brag about my students?

Of course you know my passion is quilting and everything it entails. But honestly? One of the most important reasons for doing what I do is this: THE STUDENTS. I love interacting with people — especially quilters — and having the opportunity to teach all over the

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One more “quilty” Halloween treat to share….

  Halloween 2008 has already come and gone, but I thought I’d share this photo with you of the quilt currently on our bed. For many years during the time my boys were small, I collected a variety of fun Halloween print fabrics with the intent to make

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A treat and three tricks….

First, the treat. Happy Halloween! Even here in Germany, Americans celebrate Halloween with trick-or-treating on the US bases. At our home, Halloween is Andrew’s absolute-most-favorite holiday (even more than Christmas!) and he has been anxiously awaiting this day for months now. He made up his mind ages

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International Quilt Market, Houston: A Review!

I’ve just returned from Houston, Texas, where I attended the 29th International Quilt Market this past weekend. And what a whirlwind weekend it was! I flew to Houston last Thursday and spent Friday morning and afternoon at the Galleria mall for some shopping and dining out in preparation

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I feel very honored!

My dear friend (and quilt-sister-at-heart) Nadine Ruggles, and I are off to Houston for Quilt Market tomorrow. I’m excited to visit the booths of the many different vendors and manufacturers to see what’s going to be “hot” in the quilting world next season, and to renew friendships

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Midnight visitors

I realize this blog is supposed to be mainly “quilt” related, but the story of our midnight visitors is just too good not to share. For the past four nights, we’ve been visited by little woodland creatures who come right up to the door of my sewing

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Let’s have lunch in France!

It has certainly been awhile since I last updated this travel blog. I’ve been so busy these past four weeks with traveling to Des Moines, Iowa, for the 2008 AQS Quilt Show, and because my Mom has been visiting since the first of October. I have been blogging quite

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Something fun to share…

At the AQS Quilt Show I met the most interesting and FUN people! One of the students in my class, Mary Bellwood, of Des Moines, had the funniest pin on her tote bag, and it is just too good not to share it with you all!  Take

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About Birgit

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