Monthly Archive: October 2016

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Join me in the Treehouse Club

This week was a roller coaster.  I will preface this with, I am trying to not be as much of a perfectionist, and I think I strive to be exceptional (and with that comes unrealistic goals at times) because ultimately, I fear mediocrity.  So sending my pattern out to just the proofreaders and reading all the feedback was not the most pleasant experience for me. ...

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Tools, Books, Retreats, Guilds, and more!

The sewing industry is huge.  But the more I look into making the plunge, I wonder just how expansive this industry is and how many new budding designers it will be able to handle. That in itself is a terrifying thought on how to “make it.”  I tend to fear that the market is or will be over-saturated with fabric designers, pattern designers, bloggers, etc.  ...

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Why Quilting?

There were a lot of firsts last week for me.  I completed my first original design quilt top and also finished the largest quilt I’ve made to date.  With both of these accomplishments in one week, it’s made me want to reflect on why I started quilting.  It’s a good reminder, as I transition into making more of the same original design quilt top and start...

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Quilting has taken over 3 rooms. Yes, THREE.

So this quilting thing has expanded to 3 of the 4 bedrooms upstairs.  The only other bedroom is the master bedroom where we sleep. Therefore, I think I have to thank my husband for allowing me to temporarily take an additional 2 rooms outside of my sewing room.  I used the floor of one of the rooms to lay out the Moroccan Getaway quilt.  With all...