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2022 Mid Year Review

Let’s just jump right in and take a look at the goals I set for 2022 and how things are progressing. Host the Planview Quilt Along. - Complete! Teach at QuiltCon 2022. - Due to the Omicron surge, I made the very tough decision to cancel. It was the right choice for me and my family, but it was an excruciating and difficult...

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Coming Soon: #2022MidYearCheckIn

As crazy as it may seem, 2022 is almost halfway over. On July 1st, I'll open the #2022MidYearCheckIn link up party that will run the month of July. I welcome you to take this opportunity to look back and reflect on your year as well, even if you did not join the original #2022PlanningParty link up. So, prepare to take...

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Auribuzz Guest Post

Today on Aurifil's Auribuzz blog, I’m excited to get to share some of my top tips for quilting with you so that you can confidently quilt your version of Meringue or tackle your next quilting project. I did all the quilting for Meringue on my domestic Juki TL-2200 QVP Mini with coordinating 50wt Aurifil thread. I hope there is a...

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2022 Summer Quilt Along

Have you taken part in the Summer Sampler quilt along in years past? This year Faith, Lee, and Katie are pausing and there is not Summer Sampler. However, one of the co-hosts, Katie @swimbikequilt, is offering her own 2022 Summer Quilt Along: a Choose Your Own Adventure Sampler Quilt! If you need a Summer Sampler fix, this quilt along...

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Standing by the Crew Hatch of Space Shuttle Discovery - April 6, 2005
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I’m Featured Today on A Quilter’s Life Podcast

Paula Chamberlain who hosts the A Quilter's Life podcast, reached out to me a few weeks ago, and we were able to schedule a time for an interview. We have all heard that every quilt tells a story, and Paula believes that every quilter has a story. Her goal is to capture details about what inspires and drives the...

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Quilt Pattern Mart 2nd Birthday Celebration

Today, March 17th, is Quilt Pattern Mart's 2nd birthday and to celebrate, QPM is hosting a Feed the People Birthday Party. By donating money to a non-profit food bank or charity with a focus on feeding people, you will get a discount on a bunch of great quilt patterns AND you can enter a giveaway for $50 to spend...

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Vacation

While I won't be leaving home, I will be taking a break from posting and interacting on social media starting tomorrow, Saturday, February 12th, through Sunday, February 27th. The Planview Quilt Along will still move forward on its schedule, and I'll be around enough to answer any questions that pop up about it. This break is all about me doing...

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Curated Questions

Have you heard about Curated Questions? Curated Quilts is kicking off Curated Questions on January 18th, a series of discussions designed to give you a closer look at the inner workings of the quilting world. The goal is to pull the curtain back and give you a behind-the-scenes look at what it’s really like to work in this community and turn your passion project into a...

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Black Friday through Cyber Monday Sale

I'm having a Black Friday through Cyber Monday sale! All patterns in my pattern shop are marked down 20% (except for the Planview Quilt Along which is still at its introductory pre-sale price). All prices have been adjusted and there is no coupon code for you to use at checkout. I thought I'd take some time to share a few...

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Create Whimsy Spotlight

A few weeks ago, I was contacted by the curators of Create Whimsy. At Create Whimsy we share the stories and journeys of makers and their work, providing inspiration for living creatively every day. My interview is complete and available for you to read in their Spotlight Series. I hope you hop over to check out my interview because I'm sharing some...

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Email is Working Again

Short story: My professional email is working again.   Long story: After waiting 72 hours, it still didn't work. I contacted support and *surprise surprise* they had to get a system administrator to make a change to the server. LONGEST WEEK EVER but my business should be back to normal. Thank you so much for your patience as this resolved. I...

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Aurifil Instagram Takeover

This is just a super quick post to let you know to keep an eye on the Aurifil Instagram account this weekend. I'll be sharing through their account this weekend (and doing my best to keep up with comments there). There will be additional coordinated content shared here on my blog *wink wink*. On top of that, Sunday is...

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