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Positive Strides

I have to stay positive mentally, or my mind goes into a downhill spiral real fast. This time of year is hard to not get a little down, and this year especially – I think it has been tough with everything that has been happening in our world. As I reflect over the past year, I realize there […]

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Happiness Is…

THIS: My husband snapped this photo of my daughter and I sewing together late the other night. It’s pretty real. As in: unglamorous and messy, but it makes me so happy to be able to spend time with her this way! While I’m working on my Hummingbird No.2 hexie quilt, my daughter, is working on her first […]

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Quilts Are Important

… At least to me they are! One thing I’ve noticed, being in a quilt guild, is how generous most quilters are. They make and give quilts to friends and family members… and to many different charities. It’s part of why I love the quilting community – they really want to wrap the whole world in […]

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Happy Holidays

The holidays can be a somber time for me, but this year we’ve been keeping the obligations very light and so far this has been a great period of time for us. I’m using the down time to sew and spend time with my daughter who is living with us and has some extra time […]

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2016 Quilt Finishes

When I look back over this crazy year, I realize that I’ve been quite productive in my quilting efforts compared to previous years. I think it’s because I’m loving my new Juki machine! Here are all the quilts I finished this year: I hope 2017 proves to be just as productive for me. I want to […]