Archive for the Friends Category

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, all travel restrictions have been dropped, and you can freely travel to and from Japan, who’s

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New friends

During our recent trip to Bribane and Surfer’s Paradise in Queensland, we had the wonderful experience to meet some terrific new friends! Kent and I were invited by Peter Kross, Janome QLD State Manager, to visit the Janome headquarters in Brisbane and we were incredibly honored! We

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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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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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Amusing

A friend shared the following with me recently and I thought it was too good not to share.  These glorious insults are from an era “before” the English language got boiled down to 4-letter words. Enjoy!  “He had delusions of adequacy.”  — Walter Kerr “He has all

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Bon Jour! Plus, a give-away

Bon Jour! A few weeks ago you may have seen a short little video I posted on Social Media about a new line of fabrics from Timeless Treasures called Bon Jour! I paired those pretty prints with several of my Solid-ish fabrics to create a “curated collection.”

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