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A Craftsy collaboration, a fun mini blog hop with Leah Day, and a giveaway!

ATTENTION: Long post ahead…… But it is totally worth it to read all the way to the end! One of the best things about Craftsy has been the opportunity for me to meet so many talented industry professionals. Not only have I had the chance to meet

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Quilters’ Cruise of a Lifetime!

Come cruise with me to the Sea of Cortez! It’s not too early to begin planning a fabulous cruise to Mexico when ‘ole man winter comes ’round again at the end of 2014. That’s right — it’s official! I’ll be teaching with Quilt Seminars at Sea during their fabulous

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Sew Secret!

The very first quilting class I ever taught was a mystery quilt class. Mystery quilts have always been close to my heart, because they are such a fun and exciting adventure! I hope you’ll join me, Kimberly Einmo, for my brand new, online Craftsy class, Chain of Stars

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A classy weekend

It was a busy weekend, but such a “recharge your batteries” type of weekend for me. I taught a brand new class, “Perfectly Wonderful Bindings by Machine” at Scrap and Sew this past Saturday to a full house of 12 students. It’s funny, really, how this class

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Raveling a mystery

The weather outside is positively overcast, oppressively humid, and incredibly dreary. But I’m enjoying a lovely, cool, Sunday afternoon inside my studio cutting these luscious melon-colored, batik fabrics. For what, you might ask? In preparation for constructing a brand new mystery quilt I’ve designed for the 2012 AQS Quilt

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After six very intense weeks of packing, cleaning, moving, remodeling, and unpacking, I feel as though I’m finally coming to the surface for some air. I have been so single-minded about getting our family moved to our new home that I’ve let many things slide for the

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Panama City, here I come!

I’ll be on my way to meet a large group of fabulously fun folks at the mega-popular Quilter’s Paradise Retreat sponsored by Quilting By The Bay in Panama City this weekend! I was absolutely tickled and very honored when the shop owner, Sandy Perdue, contacted me and asked if

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Small quilting world

I’d like you to meet two terrific sisters. Patsy Domaratzki (l) and Wendy Davison (r) get ready to cut their fabrics for the PPM mystery quilt! Patsy and Wendy live in Truro, Nova Scotia, Canada.  I “met” these two ladies through email when they contacted me to

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Neat things to share

I taught another fun-filled mystery quilt class at Scrap and Sew recently; we all had a marvelous time. Shame on me for not remembering to take photos of the class to share with all of you blog readers! I don’t know why my camera slipped my mind. Could

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Had a wonderful time…..

… Illini Country! I just spent three fabulous, creativity-packed days with the ladies of the Illini Country Stitchers Guild! We had the best time; it was an amazing trip from beginning to end and the ladies treated me like royalty. I loved getting to know many of them on

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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