Monthly Archive: January 2017

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Winter Quiltfest 2017 Recap

Winter Quiltfest 2017 was absolutely one of the most fun weekend retreats I’ve ever been to!  It was my first quilting retreat, but that doesn’t matter; it was AMAZING!  I did the whole package for Winter Quiltfest; I arrived Wednesday afternoon and stayed all the way until Sunday.  I took 5 different classes and learned all sorts of different techniques.  The organizers for the event...

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Broken Lattice Pattern Release Day!

Today’s the day!  Pattern #102 (called Broken Lattice) is now released as a FREE PDF Pattern on Craftsy! (Free for a limited time!) I’m really excited about this pattern because it showcases the fabric and colors really well.  This quilt is a beginner and precut friendly pattern with either 2 Jelly Rolls or 1 Honey bun for the 2 sizes.  The full size quilt finishes...

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Why I say No.

Saying no and my reasoning behind it is something I’ve wanted to talk about for a while…people I know all think everyone is getting a quilt for a present.  There are many articles that have been written on how to say no as a crafter since we all feel that nagging guilt when someone you know and love asks you to make them something whether...

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Push Through the Daily Grind

  Back to reality of the daily grind.  I forgot just how exhausting working can be and how hard it is to get motivated to quilt after work.  So my to do list?  Way too aggressive!  But one of my personal new year’s resolutions is to be kind to myself.  So it’s okay, the stuff will get done after I get back in a rhythm. ...

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Happy New Year!

First post of the new year!  I’m going to take a look back to this past year’s of quilting!  So by the numbers: Quilts finished: 15 (including 5 minis, all displayed on the Completed Quilts 2016 page) Quilts gifted: 3 (including 1 swap) Quilt tops finished: 7 (2 are currently at Rhonda’s to get quilted!) Quilts/Works in progress: 5 (2 were started this past week!)...