Pieceful Stitchers Workshop

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Today I taught a workshop for Pieceful Stitchers. Here are a few quick photos of a few of the portraits that were begun. Each workshop we make new discoveries. Today one student discovered that a stiletto is very useful for … Continued

Workshop Preparation

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I spent today preparing for the “Making Faces” workshop I will be teaching this Saturday. It’s always exciting when I’m getting things ready. I really enjoy problem-solving processes, and I love to organize things, so thinking through everything that will … Continued


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Quilting has temporarily put on the back burner so I can do a few other projects. Today my daughter came over so we could put up a bit of wallpaper in one of the Sunday school rooms at church. This … Continued

Blue picnic tables

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I’m working on checking things off my “to do” list. One of them was to put wood putty in the cracks on our two picnic tables, and then to put on a couple more coats of blue paint. So, instead … Continued

Family visit

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I haven’t posted for a while because I’ve been enjoying a visit from my dad, my brother and his wife. We had a nice time talking, and we also went to the Air Force Museum, a few parks, some antique … Continued

May 2011 Calendar Girl!

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Woohoo!!! Today Pokey Bolton talked about my quilt, “Strawberry Delight,” on her Quilting Arts blog. Her blog is unveiling the new 2011 Quilting Arts calendar which is now available for pre-order through Interweave. A lot of exciting quilts are going … Continued

2010 NQA show

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Today my mom and I had the opportunity to see the NQA (National Quilting Association) show in Columbus, Ohio. My dear hubby played chauffer, so we were pampered with door-to-door service. The show was really nice; very well laid out, … Continued

Studio floor plan

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Melly commented that my studio space looks huge. Well, as I said in my May 4 post, I really am thankful for all the space I have to spread out now! I thought it might be interesting to show you … Continued