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The great closet purge

It began at 3am on Friday morning with a loud B A N G! I shot out of bed (naturally, hubby slept through the racket…..) and ran into our walk-in closet only to find our closet shelf had given way under the weight of hanging clothes and shirts, sweaters, shoes, and

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A summer show and tell

Pat Deck has been busy this summer. Since her sewing studio is air conditioned, she has spent many cool, comfortable hours happily stitching away the summer days. And just look at what she’s accomplished: Star Chain with bright, cheerful, summery fabrics! The machine quilting compliments the design and fabrics

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Cute as a…..

…..button M & M! Look what the UPS man just delivered? Aren’t they adorably cute (not to mention, delicious)? I couldn’t be more tickled with how they turned out. I’ve never ordered personalized M & Ms before! And yes, that is actually a photo of the quilt

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A tea fit for a

Diva! The invitation read “Come join us for tea, dahling.” My sweet friends from our little neighborhood quilting group, Laura and Jan, had invited me to a Diva Tea. How intriguing! I couldn’t wait. The invitation also asked me to bring a new pair of flip flops

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Closing a chapter

My husband and I traveled back to Ohio recently to clean and close our home there. It is vacant now. Our lovely tenants have moved away, and we have it on the market to sell. As we began our trip to “get the job done,” I was

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Birthday boy

Sweet Super 16 Guess what I was doing 16 years ago this very morning at 10:25am? Becoming a Mom. Could it be possible the sweet little guy I brought home from the hospital is 16 today? (Sigh.) To celebrate, that big 16 year old invited a few friends

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Blushing again

Someone sent me a lovely email this morning saying she saw me featured in the July issue of the EQ Newsletter. Click here to see it. Thank you, Penny, and all the amazing, super-talented folks at the Electric Quilt Company for featuring me and my book, Jelly Roll

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