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In the works

Hello, everyone! Thought I would pop in here to share an update about a couple of fun things I currently have in the works.  First, remember those Shoo Fly blocks I requested when we found out we were moving to Australia? I want to sincerely THANK YOU

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Day by day

It’s been awhile since my last post so I thought I’d take time to share some photos and provide an update. Let’s start with some new quilted wall art I made: Last Christmas, Kent sent me four aboriginal-inspired fabric art panels he found here in town. At

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The Janome BOM Blitz II quilt is HERE!

The 2022 BOM Blitz II quilt-along has begun! This is a FREE program and if you follow along, you’ll have the quilt top finished by early December! I hope you’ll join me on this fun-filled, skill building journey. It’s absolutely not too late to join, and you

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An EXCLUSIVE Quilting and Textile Art Studios Tour of Japan in 2023!

A Personal Invitation I would like to personally invite you to join me on an EXCLUSIVE Quilting and Textile Art Studios Tour of Japan in 2023! Now that borders have opened and travel has resumed around the world, who’s ready to plan the most exciting, fun and

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It can happen to you

So, I did a thing. I allowed myself to be distracted and I cut off the side of my finger with my new, extra sharp blade, rotary cutter.  It was such a careless, painful mistake; one that I constantly warn my students not to make, and I

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Sewing Retreat

Last week, I experienced the restorative power of friendship and laughter with two dear friends who came for a sewing retreat here in my mountain studio. Words are simply inadequate to express how much this gift of time and the safe space to open up, be silly,

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