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Block Five with Emily Herrick

Emily and I met when a baby quilt she had made won the viewer’s choice award at our local Peteetneet Quilt Show.   She ended up part of our quilt show committee and now we both write quilt patterns.  Emily’s company is called Crazy Old Ladies.  Emily is the type of person who you like the…

Paducah — Ready or Not, Here I Come!

Toward the end of last year I thought I should go to Paducah.  Non-quilters first ask, “Where’s that?” and then, “Why are you going to Kentucky?”  How does everyone not know that Paducah is the Mecca of the quilt world?  It is my turn to go on a pilgramage to Mecca.    Planning the trip was…

Block Three Winners!

Winners, winners, who are the winners?!? The first winner who gets a book from Kathy Skomp of Lavendar Lime — yebbyanny And the second winner who gets a jelly roll from me — aquiltlady Congratulations! These are the Flickr usernames.  I have emailed both winners via Flickr mail.  I have also posted their blocks to…

Block Four with Kathy Skomp

I met Kathy Skomp and her husband about a year and a half ago in Houston at Quilt Market.  Our booths were across the aisle diagonal from each other.  Being from Tennessee, they were very friendly, and I couldn’t help but like them.  Kathy and her husband the owners of Lavender Lime Quilt Shop. Kathy…

Taking and Posting Photos 101

I have had a few questions about pictures of blocks with all the posting going on at Flickr.  (Love all the photos showing up in Flickr!)  I have decided to address some of them.  Feel free to comment and add to my tips if you do something differently that may also help out a fellow…

Working with Jelly Rolls

“Janieg” made a comment today that I thought some of you might be interested in.  She said: “I’m struggling with block 3. After having it come out smaller that the other blocks, redoing, THEN measuring the strips….to my dismay, I found that one strip is approx 1/8 inch narrower than the standard 2.5 inches. So…

Book Signing Report

We had a great time meeting quilters in Southern Arizona last week.  I say we because my baby got to come along.  She loves people talking to her, so she did well.  See the quilt behind me — there’s a preview of one of the patterns in my next book.  It isn’t even bound yet!    One…