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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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2021 Mid Year Review

Let’s just jump right in and take a look at the goals I set for 2021 and how things are progressing. Host the Bokeh Quilt Along. - Complete! Teach at QuiltCon. - It was a great learning experience; complete! Expand virtual teaching options to include more workshops. - I fluctuate back and forth with what I offer, but in...

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Christmas Pattern Bundle {This Week Only!}

It seems crazy to me that we are already over halfway through 2021. If you, like many others, are starting to think and plan ahead for Christmas this year (because, let's face it, Christmas will be here before we know it), some quilting friends and I have bundled together our most popular Christmas patterns to make sure you are...

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Best of 2020

My good friend Cheryl from Meadow Mist Designs is hosting the Best of 2020 link party where we get an opportunity to highlight our “best” 5 posts from 2020. There are no rules on how you define and share your best posts, and I hope you join in with us! Most Popular Tutorial - 12 Block Circle Setting Quilt Top While the 12 block...

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2021 Goal Setting

Before setting goals for a new year, I always start by reviewing my goals for the previous year. 2020 Goals Host and have fun with the Push-Pull Quilt Along. - Complete! Make a queen size version of Push-Pull to replace the deteriorating bed quilt I made as a wedding gift to my husband 16 years ago. - Complete! Be on the crew...

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