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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Spring is Here!

The early part of 2013 has been quite busy for me.  Our youngest child is a senior in high school and will be off to college in the fall.  I have been teaching and quilting and cleaning out “stuff”.  I »

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