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Pencil it in

Most productivity experts agree that keeping and using a calendar of some sort can help productivity in your work life.   I agree, I would be lost without my trusty date book, and yes I use a paper one every year.  … Continue reading

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Deadlines??

Despite the rainy day today I am all about bright colors and gardens and plants.    I have been working on the Gilson Quilt.   Alexander Gilson was born at Montgomery place as a slave. He worked there as a gardener … Continue reading

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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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