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Time to Start Healing

I have been embroidering most of this week. The new Block of the Month is coming along very well and I know that you will love it. The twelve embroidered blocks are all botanical images of a Healing Garden shown … Continue reading

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New is good !!

Ok so we are half way through January. The new year is underway, and I hope it is one of personal growth and healing for myself, my family and friends, and also for our country. For myself I can take … Continue reading

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New Quilt

Although the events of the last few days have not been unexpected, they have nevertheless created an abundance of negative emotional reactions in myself and many of those around me. I have been torn between trying to stay informed of … Continue reading

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The Memes are wrong

I keep seeing memes about how a 2020 planner was the worst purchase of the year. I disagree. This past year was one of the strangest I have lived through and in all honesty, my planner was a tremendous tool … Continue reading

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No grinches this year!!

My youngest sister is 14 years my junior. When she was small I used to make her stuffed animals as gifts. Even as a teenager I was already making things from fabric for the holidays. We still have some ornaments … Continue reading

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Quilt the Quilt

Since I last wrote I have helped two very different quilters get comfortable with quilting thier quilt on their home machines. One is an experienced quilter who upgraded and was feeling unsure about the touchscreen and software of her new … Continue reading

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Giving Season

This time of year I almost always have a post about giving gift quilts only to people who will appreaciate the work and time and money that it takes to make one. This year is different. Not that I think … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving

I hope that all of you had a nice Thanksgiving, with Zoom and Facetime, and Skype allowing you to see family and friends that you wouldn’t otherwise have seen. This year among all the things to be thankful for, technology … Continue reading

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Healthy and Happy Holidays

This year the holidays, from Thanksgiving to New Years are going to be different. The CDC is suggesting that everyone stay home and there are Memes galore suggesting the same. This means that the small gestures that we can still … Continue reading

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A little Help from a Friend

In several conversations this week the subject of creativity and motivation came up. Almost every creative type I know, no matter the medium, has experienced a slump over the last half year. With so many things not operating in the … Continue reading

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