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What’s behind it all?

I know this could be a profound question,  but I am thinking a little more straightforwardly than that this morning.     The trees across the street are blooming and I am thankful for the stunning view as I work diligently … Continue reading

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Mystery Quilt of a different kind

I have a quilt in the shoppe for  a few days now that is one of a kind as far as I can tell.   The customer who brought it in says it was given to her organization as a donation … Continue reading

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UFO sightings?

Twice this week I had discussions with customers regarding the best way to keep making progress on their projects.    My first suggestion is come to Work in Progress Wednesday and I can help keep you on track and motivated.    … Continue reading

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Fit to be Tied

I was quilting a vintage top last week and noticed regular pairs of small thread holes, and then one or two had blue yarn shreds in them.   They were regularly spaced and I soon realized that the top had once … Continue reading

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Does it bring you Joy?

There is a trend out there for decluttering.   The mantra is, “Does it bring you Joy?”   If the answer is no then you are supposed to discard it.    I think this misses the point and is an over simplification … Continue reading

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National Quilting Day

Tomorrow is National Quilting Day.   The tenth one to be exact.   This crazy activity of ours is so important to us that we made a holiday.   Most of you my dear readers are already dedicated quilters,  but this holiday is … Continue reading

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BOM as WIP, not UFO.

This week I helped a customer to make some critical decisions about large quilts that had been Block of the Month projects done either through the mail, or with other, now defunct quilt shops.     One top is now done, … Continue reading

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