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A lovely feature article

Ann Hammel wrote an absolutely wonderful feature article about me in the recent AQS QuiltWeek Show Program (Des Moines). Her words captured my goals, hopes, spirit and my faith — which is the cornerstone of my both my personal and professional life — so beautifully I got tears

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On my way…

My luggage is packed once again and I’ll be powering down my laptop to put into my carry-on in a few minutes. I’m on my way to the airport to fly to Des Moines, Iowa, for the AQS Quilt Show. This is SO exciting! I can’t wait to

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Back home again. But….

You all know me. I love to travel. And when I get to travel and share my passion for all things quilting through my lectures and classes, well, it’s even better. I just returned from a fabulous weekend with the fun, friendly and super-wonderful members of the

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New and noteworthy

I had a great time meeting, greeting, and demo-ing my rulers at a book signing event at the Cotton Patch Quilt Shop in Bradenton last Saturday. Thank you, Laura, for hosting the day for me. It was fun to meet so many nice folks and I enjoyed talking to

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Remember these fun-loving sisters from Des Moines?

I met so many wonderful folks at the recent 2008 AQS Quilt Show in Des Moines. In particular, I got to know four sisters who took my mystery quilt class together. These talented ladies live in different states around the country and met at the show to enjoy a “sisters’ quilt reunion!”

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Thank you, mystery quilt bloggers!

Wow! I am overwhelmed by the positive response from all you quilt surfers and bloggers to the FREE MYSTERY QUILT I have posted on my website! To date, I think there are more than a hundred of you who have downloaded the supply list and first installment. I hope you are having fun and

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It’s Official!

I can now share the exciting news I promised a few weeks ago. The American Quilter’s Society will be publishing my second book! Yes, it’s official, and I am absolutely thrilled Meredith Schroeder, the publisher, has chosen to publish my newest manuscript! I began working on the

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A gallery of photos from the 2008 AQS Quilt Show in Des Moines

There is still so much I want to share with you about the AQS Quilt Show! I’ve added a gallery of candid photos from my classes. Click the page above entitled “Quilt Show Photos” and enjoy the armchair tour! I want to tell you a little bit about

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2008 AQS Quilt Show Recap and other fun topics….

The 2008 AQS Quilt Show is history, but the impact is long-lasting. I hardly know where to begin — there is so much to share with you all! The quilt show was incredible, with over 900 quilts hung on display in the downtown Des Moines HyVee Convention Center.

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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