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Amish Country

It may be a little late to post about Spring Quilt Market. Lots of great pictures and information has been posted. I had the great fortune to drive to Market and had a wonderful experience on the way home that isn’t out-dated. A couple years ago, I met Ruth from the Log Cabin Quilt Shop in…

Commenting Issues

I don’t know why my new blog format is having problems. I have made every relative change possible. For some reason the comment section only shows up if you click on the post heading. I love comments. I hope to be able to fix this in the future. Please click on the name of a…

Ninja!

At Fall Market last year, I saw Ninja’s Don’t Sweat by Lily Gonzales-Creed for Windham. I have a nephew who is all boy and all ninja. I knew I HAD to make a quilt with that fabric. It was just too fun. The quilt I came up with is Ninja! My favorite part is the…

Friday Funny: When Pigs Fly

I have been out of commission for a while. First, helping my mother who has cancer. She is doing fairly well currently. We are hopeful. Then, my big news, is that my new book to debut at Market is currently at the printers. I have been working day and night for weeks now to have…

Tutorial: My Favorite Three Seam Skirt

With five girls, I have made my share of skirts. A year or two ago, I acquired a serger. This is where the skirt sewing began. After a few tries, I came up with this ultra fast skirt. It involves only three seams and no hemming! I have made dozens of these skirts. In fact,…

How I Write a Pattern Part 1

Today I designed a quilt on a bus ride. Because this isn’t a super secret project, I thought it might be interesting to share the process of designing a quilt. I will do a series of posts as I make this quilt. I planned to make a special quilt for my mother, so I took…

The Secret to Resolutions

My secret to New Year’s resolutions is twofold. First, I call it a goal. No one keeps New Year’s resolutions, but a lot of people reach their goals. It sounds silly, but I think the mind shift is important. Second, set stepping stone goals and act like you have already reached the first goal. One…