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Blessings abound

Today is my birthday. This year, I’m away from family; staying in a hotel, and working. But rather than spend a moment feeling lonely or blue, I’ve been counting my blessings. All. Day. Long. I woke up this morning and when I checked my messages, the very

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BIG news to share!!!

They’re here!!! I’m absolutely thrilled to share some really BIG news with you, times three! First, my newest book, CLEVER COMBO QUILTS, has arrived! That’s right…..after months of working on my 6th book, I’m thrilled to finally hold a copy in my hands. I’m so incredibly proud of

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Quilt Class Etiquette

I consider myself very blessed to write a bi-monthly column in American Quilter Magazine. I’ve covered such topics as, Are You a Thread Snob?, They Put Those Lines on the Mat for a Reason, What Not to Do if You Plan to Enter a Quilt Contest, and How

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50% OFF links to all my CRAFTSY classes!

If you’re looking for the discount links for my CRAFTSY classes, you’ve come to the right place! Simply click on THIS LINK to get 50% off my CRAFTSY classes — and you’ll own them for life!      

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Compliments

I was glancing through this week’s issue of People magazine last night and there is a section where they asked celebrities to share the best compliment they ever received. It was quite illuminating. It made me think about compliments I have received and the ones which have meant the

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Not alone.

I’ve tried to write this blog post at least a dozen times. Each time I tried, I simply couldn’t find the right words. Even as I write this, the tears are streaming down my face. But now I’m ready. To say the past two months have been some of the

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Michigan bound

I’m sitting at the gate ready to board a plane bound for Michigan.  This is much like all the other trips I make for my career as a traveling quilt instructor.  And yet,  this one is different.  This time,  I won’t be the teacher!   I’m headed

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Flying Under the Radar

Here it is, mid-March, and almost a quarter of 2015 has come and gone. Hard to believe, actually. As for me, well….I have only recently poked my head above ground for a breath of almost-spring air. There have been relatively no blog posts and only businessy-type posts

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New year, new word

Tink, tink, tink…… Hello? Is anyone out there. My goodness, it’s been a long time since I last posted here and my blog is sadly out of date. Sigh. Somehow that nasty thief called TIME has gotten away from me. Yet again. I’ve spent so many nights drifting off to

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Book Review – a MUST read!

My darling and talented friend, Leah Day, has just published a brand new book, Stitch It Up A Notch – How to Piece Perfect Quilts, and I had the good fortune to get my hands on my very own copy. This is, quite simply, a fabulous book! It is chock-full

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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