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Coming Up Roses Blog Hop Stop

Today, I’m part of the Blog Hop for my dear friend, Jill Finley’s gorgeous new fabric line for Riley Blake Fabrics, Coming Up Roses. When Jill invited me to be part of this fun, new Blog Tour to launch her newest line of fabrics, I was thrilled

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Mistakes happen

Sigh. Oops Ok, really BIG sigh…….. Gosh, I hate to have to tell you this, but there’s an itty-bitty error on the Chain Saw pattern of Jelly Roll Quilts & More. A typo. An oversight. A blip. An errata minimus. I don’t know how many pairs of

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Pull up a comfy chair and a cup of hot tea…

…its time for an update! I’ve got lots to share with you all, so I hope you have a few mintues to spend with me. It has certainly been a busy, exciting, wonderful week! My 2010 teaching/traveling schedule got off to a great start as I traveled to Indiana

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Overwhelmed by global support! (And a few other things.)

I’m truly humbled…. …by your unbelievable show of support for my missing quilt! How can I begin to express my sincere gratitude for all the wonderful comments and emails I’ve received from so many in the past few days? Truly, I have been touched deep down in

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Drumroll, please……

Jelly Roll Quilts & More has arrived! They’re here! Two boxes of my newest book have arrived on my doorstep. I can hardly believe it! A labor of love and dedication. A vision. And a sincere desire to share my passion for precuts with quilters everywhere. With help from

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A delightful interruption

I’ve been hard at work (um, play) collaborating with Birgit on a dynamite new design for Christmas that I can hardly wait to share it with you all. The star blocks shown above are just an itty-bitty sneak peak of the quilt center. Today, I was busy stitching

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BIG NEWS and a SNEAK PEAK!

Introducing a sneak peak of my new book, Jelly Roll Quilts & More! Jelly Rolls, Honey Buns, Layer Cakes, and other pre-cut fabric packs are the hottest trend in quilt making today and like me, I know you all just can’t resist these delectable textile treats! But

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A fun surprise in my mailbox….

I received two pleasant, unexpected surprises today. The newest Nancy’s Notions Catalog just arrived in my mailbox. Have you received your copy yet? As I was thumbing through the pages, my heart skipped a beat when I glanced down at page 25. Take a look: Woo hoo!

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A Sweet-n-Low Quilt

Like a little pink imitation sugar packet…. This past week, I’ve been making a quilt for an upcoming event where I’ll be teaching, and when it came to selecting the fabrics to make it, I decided to take a break from the elegant and sophistocated fabrics I used

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Finished. Finito. Fini. Terminado. Beendet. ???????????. ??

In any language, I can finally say it. I’m finished! Finished with the manuscript for BOOK #2! Gosh, it doesn’t look like much from this perspective, but what you’re looking at is literally months of hard work, lots of effort, endless hours spent at the computer, marathon sewing,

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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