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End of summer get-away

Sometimes, everyone just needs to get away. Unplug. Decompress. Rest. Relax. Unwind. When the opportunity presented itself at the very last minute for us to do just that, we hesitated only a minute and then decided to GO. It was a good decision. I left my laptop

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Roadtrip meet-n-greet

Recently, a group of my new, fabulous friends from the Manatee Patchworkers’ Guild took a bus trip up here in my neck of the woods to see a quilt exhibit and do some serious shopping at one of my favorite haunts, Rainbow’s End Quilt Shop. Living just a

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Colorful opportunities

Summer days are winding down and it’s “back to school” time once again. Personally, I love this time of year. Buying new school supplies is always exciting — with the anticipation of all kinds of possibilities and opportunities waiting just around the corner. My favorite thing is opening

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A F-U-N-tastic retreat!

I’ve been waiting to add this post because I wanted to be sure the link to all the photos was ready to go, and now it is! Two weekends ago, I had the extreme priviledge and honor to be the guest instructor for the Manatee Patchworkers’ Quilt Guild

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Sunset

Today I had a very hectic and hurried, extra-busy day. I felt a bit frazzled and frustrated. After dinner, I suggested to my better half that we should take time to relax and enjoy the sunset. Deep breath in…..exhale……aaaaahhhhhh………much better. Be sure to stop back soon for a quilt retreat recap

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Fractured Light

If you are a subscriber to American Quilter Magazine then you probably saw my quilt, Fractured Light, featured in the May 2011 issue. But even if you don’t have the magazine or didn’t see the feature, you can click here to download the pattern. Don’t you just

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