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This and that

September is here. Today, where we live, the air is a touch cooler and with the cloudy sky it almost feels like the season is about to change. It reminds me to hang my autumn wreath on our front door. While I enjoy many things about summer,

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A few of my favorite things…..

It’s mid December and deadlines are looming. I have a million things I should do. But what I really want to do is stitch. Not because I have to, but because I want to. So I decided it was time to treat myself to a little quilt

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Join me for a very merry cruise!

Attention: This post contains a lot of photos taken by me personally, so grab a glass of iced tea and join me for an armchair tour through Bavarian Christmas markets! I can finally share my really BIG news with you — and I’m so excited I can hardly stand

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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 chance to expand your horizons and a giveaway!

Quilting is my passion, as I’m sure it is for most of you. But sometimes, you just need to go “outside the box” and learn something new! Have you ever wanted to know more about digital photography? Have you ever wanted to learn how to make that

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Quilters’ Cruise of a Lifetime!

Come cruise with me to the Sea of Cortez! It’s not too early to begin planning a fabulous cruise to Mexico when ‘ole man winter comes ’round again at the end of 2014. That’s right — it’s official! I’ll be teaching with Quilt Seminars at Sea during their fabulous

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White and Green

 Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Surprisingly, there isn’t much – if any – “green” outside in our neck of the woods today. We got yet another wintery blast last night with about 6-7″ of snow. This does seem to be the winter that just won’t give up. But spring

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My ONE WORD for 2014 is…..

I gave up making new year’s resolutions three years ago. They didn’t really work for me. I’d lose steam about six weeks into the new year, or I would forget about them altogether in the hustle and bustle of everyday life. And if I did happen to

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Good bye and hello

Resurfacing feels wonderful. You may or may not have noticed but for these past six weeks or so, I’ve been flying under the radar. My last blog post was in mid November and if you’re on Facebook you probably noticed my status updates have been few and

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A basket of Christmas wonderful

Speaking of baskets, (see my last post) here’s a basket of “Christmas” wonderful! I simply adore Longaberger baskets (even though I actually own only two small ones.) Until now. A super-sweet, secret Santa surprised me with this gorgeous Medium Market Basket the other day. (Thank you so

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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