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Summer Vacation

We decided to take the kids to Southern California last week. Fortunately I did get a chance to visit two quilt shops in the city we visited, Temecula. I didn’t get to spend enough time in either shop because they were both so fun. It surprised me that reproduction prints were a big item there….

Website Snafu

So I think that the website has been fixed. I thought I had everything updated a month ago, but evidently I did not get them uploaded correctly so no one could see them. Sorry about that. Here are the two new products that you couldn’t see: If you click on the pictures of the books,…

Charming Bull’s Eye Variations

I taught a class on the Charming Bull’s Eye quilt from my Simply Charming Circles book last month at a retreat. It was a fun class. I had taught the same class back in January as well at a different retreat. This is just such a fun quilt to make. Ladies are often surprised just…

Spring Market Blues

Like many of you, I am wanting to be in Pittsburgh this weekend. To cure my “Spring Market Blues” I have taken Lissa Alexander’s advice and have been busy sewing. Here’s a preview of some future patterns. First, I have a partial stack of half square triangles from Fig Tree Quilts new line Mill House…

NQR — Dogwoods in Bloom

Just had to share this picture of my wonderful little dogwood tree. I spent some time in Tennessee and Kentucky and fell in love with dogwood trees. A couple years ago I tried planting a few of them here in the desert of Utah. All have died but this little trooper. It is only a…

HMQS Update

After sleeping in on Sunday, I think I am recovered from HMQS. It was so much fun! Quilters are just great people. I love talking to all of you. I shared a booth with some other pattern designers, Crazy Old Ladies, who are friends of mine. What a riot. I want to say that it…

Home Machine Quilting Show

Going to be somewhere near Utah this weekend? Come to the Home Machine Quilting Show at the Sandy South Towne Expo Center. The website is http://www.hmqs.org/ for more info. It’s a great show with lots of vendors and a WOW quilt show and national teachers offering some fun classes. It’s worth a visit if you…