It’s Spring Show Time

As sure as flowers bloom in the spring, quilt shows pop up everywhere. The Baltimore Heritage Quilters Guild hosted their biennial show in March at Goucher College, just north of Baltimore. This is my local Quilt Guild, and I have »

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Make A Quilting Plan

I always tell my quilting students to develop a plan for their quilting before starting to stitch. Once you have put many quilting stitches in, you don’t really want to take them out because “frogging” (as unstitching is commonly »

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A Sneak Peek....

It’s that time of the year again, and I am so grateful to my friends and family for their support. I was reflecting upon my work this year and thought it would be fun to bring you up to »

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Baltimore Heritage Quilt Guild Raffle Quilt

I wanted to share a photo of my guild’s raffle quilt which will be raffled in March, 2015 at our guild show. I am a member of the Baltimore Heritage Quilt Guild, and every other year members of our »

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A Time to Celebrate

Of the many wonderful events this summer, one is especially close to my heart.  My daughter was married in early July.  It was a small private ceremony in Kansas, and each detail was just so lovely.  Well, as you might »

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Do You Ever Wonder...?

Recently I had the privilege of doing some research on a quilt top brought to me by a gentleman whose wife had stored it in her closet for the past fifty years. They had, in fact, saved this amazing top »

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Quilting Makes a Difference

Recently a customer brought me a small quilt in which she had assembled nine quilt blocks found in her mother’s sewing room when clearing out her mom’s house. I am always intrigued by older blocks, and found this »

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Remember Your Quilt Labels!

Happy 2014 to all of my quilting friends, near and far! I didn’t mean to stay out of touch for so long and am sorry I haven’t posted any recent news and musings. Hopefully I will be more »

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A Creative Surge

I have been working so hard lately I have almost forgotten to come up for a breath.  It seems like I am given new ideas with each project I undertake.  I am thankful for this surge of creativity.  I am »

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Intertwining Paths

Recently I was asked to participate in a traveling quilt exhibit called “Quilt as Desired” and organized by Mary Kerr. Mary selected 24 vintage quilt tops and asked longarm quilters to give these tops a new life. Though I was »

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