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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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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 Jelly Roll Round Robin

Have you ever participated in a round robin? Oh my goodness, they are F-U-N. Especially when you gather together a group of quilters who are eager to join in and create something special! Awhile ago, I enlisted some of my international quilting buddies to participate in a

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Reviewed: Jelly Roll Quilt Magic and Craftsy’s Favorite Blog Contest!

Hi everybody! Just wanted to pop in to say hello after having been gone for the past couple of weeks. It was a wonderful trip to visit the Quilter’s Guild of Dallas and to teach classes at the fabulous Jackson Hole Quilt Festival! But I’m always glad

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A most awesome, amazing, Jelly Roll Round Robin Challenge!

I’ve been wanting to share this very special story with you for quite some time. But it is so exciting that I’ve been waiting to make sure I had time to write it in such a way that would give these amazing gals the recognition they truly

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Craftsy.com video shoot

This is a view of my studio before last Tuesday. Then a production crew from Craftsy.com flew all the way from Denver and transformed my studio into this: My fabulous, funny, amazingly talented and professional production team: Jarrod (right), Adam (center) and Justin (left) There was even

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A quick diamond demo

One of my favorite quilts from Jelly Roll Quilt Magic has to be the Rainbow Checkerboard Star. I love, love, LOVE that quilt! And it was almost an afterthought — it was the last quilt I designed for the book — so it almost didn’t come to

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A classy weekend

It was a busy weekend, but such a “recharge your batteries” type of weekend for me. I taught a brand new class, “Perfectly Wonderful Bindings by Machine” at Scrap and Sew this past Saturday to a full house of 12 students. It’s funny, really, how this class

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Reflections and Predictions. Here’s what I think:

On Sew Mama Sew’s blog, she posted a list of questions about the sewing industry in 2011 and 2012. Reading through them sure gave me some “food for thought,” so I thought it might be fun to answer the questions and post them here. Mind you, I’m

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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