Greenville MQG Group Photo
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Triangle Transparency Workshop with Greenville MQG

It's hard to believe that one week ago I was teaching my Triangle Transparency Workshop to the Greenville MQG. I shared tips, and tricks for creating transparency in quilts, how I think through quilting decisions, and the difference between a transparency quilt versus a monochromatic quilt in my lecture on Friday night. Because the Greenville MQG meets in a local...

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Triangle Transparency Workshop Collage
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Teaching

Valley Modern Quilt Guild {Wrap Up}

I thoroughly enjoyed myself last week with the Valley Modern Quilt Guild. One week ago (how can a week go by so fast?!), I was at their monthly meeting and had a combination lecture and trunk show about Transparency Fabric Selection Tips and Tricks. My favorite part of the lecture is that it is already out of date. Ha! One...

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Wayward Transparency Quilting for a Friend
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Life

A little of this and that…

When my oldest niece was about 3 years old, she and I were playing together and one of the phrases she used a lot at the time was, "This is this and that is that." As I was trying to come up with a name for this post, that memory popped to mind and I thought that a little...

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Quilts

2018 Aurifil Artisans and Teaching Update

Sometimes all the pieces fall into place at once. Yesterday Aurifil announced their 2018 Aurifil Artisans, and I am thrilled that they are welcoming me back for another year. It's an amazingly talented bunch, and it is an honor to be a part of the group. You know that my machines and I love Aurifil, and I am grateful...

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Life, Teaching

Teaching and Time Off Recap

I had a family trip to Tennessee planned for last week, and with the help of my mom and the support of Kathy, the owner of Spring Creek Quilts, I was also able to teach a morning and afternoon class of Wayward Transparency last Thursday. I really enjoyed getting to spend time teaching about transparency and the Wayward Transparency pattern, and...

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Teaching in Tennessee!

With many thanks and gratitude to my mother for her leg work to help make this happen and to Kathy from Spring Creek Quilts for hosting me, I am excited to announce that I will be teaching a 3-hour Wayward Transparency class (or 2 classes if enough people are interested) in Cookeville, Tennessee, on Thursday, April 12th. All the details...

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June Workshop – Valley Modern Quilt Guild

Just popping in with another quick administrative kind of announcement: Valley Modern Quilt Guild is hosting me for a workshop in June, and registration is open! I'll be teaching my project based Triangle Transparency class, and for information about how to sign up (if you are local or willing to travel to attend) can be found on the Valley...

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Valley Modern Quilt Guild

I am really excited and looking forward to visiting with the Valley Modern Quilt Guild in June! On Saturday, June 30th, I will do an all day Triangle Transparency workshop. In the workshop, I discuss how to evaluate fabric choices for transparency overlay and how the visual relationship between different colors, print sizes, and tones can be balanced in your...

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Fresh Quilting Behind the Scenes
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MQG Event (Modern Quilt Guild), Teaching

Fresh Quilting

Have you heard about the new TV series focused on modern quilting, Fresh Quilting?  If you do watch Fresh Quilting TV, I am excited to say that I was invited to be on the show! I taped my segments on Tuesday, and I will share when I get final details about when the segments will air later this fall (don't worry,...

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Life, Quilt Pattern, Teaching

Some Exciting News!

I am very excited that Brewer Sewing has begun to carry my Quilting Jetgirl printed patterns.To celebrate the new offering, Brewer wanted to know more about me, my quilting background, and what inspires my quilting designs. You can read it on their Brewer Inspires blog: Quilting Jetgirl. Seven of my patterns are currently available. My printed booklets range from 4...

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