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Welcome to my mountain studio

You might have read here on the blog or on my Facebook page that my husband and I bought a cabin in the mountains two years ago. It was a long-cherished dream of ours to own a mountain retreat and future retirement property and we searched for

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Gather your favorite fabrics…..

…..and join me to create your own version of Gatherings!  I’ve designed another series quilt for my favorite quilting magazine, American Quilter Magazine. Like last year’s series quilt, Pleasantville, this is a row-by-row-style quilt but the blocks in Gatherings are set on the diagonal. There are six

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Generosity personified

For those of you who don’t know Dave LaValley, you should. He is one of the most kind, compassionate and generous men I have ever met in my life. Period. Allow me to introduce you to him. Dave is the owner of Bittersweet Fabrics and has carried on

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The Paris Stitch Project, MQX, and other newsy updates

(Disclaimer: LONG update ahead. I recommend pouring yourself a cup of tea or something cold to drink and pulling up a comfy chair because you won’t want to miss any of this post!) There’s a lot to share so I thought I’d highlight a few of those things in

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A friendly challenge

More than 10 years ago I had the extreme good fortune to meet Susan Stewart at an industry event. To say in that moment I was star-struck is an understatement. I had been a huge fan of her column, “Sue Says” in Sew Beautiful Magazine for many years

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GO! BIG — and stay home

(ATTENTION: Long blog post with lots of fun and inspiring photos to follow……..) Spring break arrived the week before Easter for my son in high school but the difference this year was that we were not able to make plans to travel or go somewhere exotic and

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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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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

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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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