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Creating our Own Pumpkin Patch at the Quilt Crossing

What’s a great way to celebrate the arrival of fall and Halloween – why to sew a pumpkin table runner, of course!  Last week that is exactly what these lovely ladies did in my Curvy Pumpkin Tablerunner class at the … Continue reading

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Exciting New EZ Breezy Table Runner Class

It’s always fun to learn a new way of doing things.  I’m excited to share a new class I’m teaching at the Quilt Crossing called EZ Breezy Table Runner. It is such a fun pattern to make and last week … Continue reading

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Patio Furniture Facelift

  This year our patio furniture covers were ready for a bit of a facelift, so I ordered some coordinating fabric and proceeded to freshen up our patio with new chair covers and a new tablecloth.  Here are a few … Continue reading

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The Versatile Poppins Bag

  I’m excited to share a fun new bag I recently made… the Poppins Bag.  It is a large bag that measures approximately 18″ wide x 12″ deep x 14″ tall.  The larger size means that it is perfect for … Continue reading

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Visit to the Windy City for Bernina University

Once again it’s that time of year for Bernina University.  This year we are in Chicago and having a wonderful BU.  Standby for a further update to this post including lots of photos of quilting celebrities we have had the … Continue reading

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What Do You Do on Friday the 13th – How About a Little Quilting With Your Walking Foot Class?

On Friday, April 13th, we spent a very fun afternoon at The Quilt Crossing stitching and solving a few of the world’s problems during my “Quilting With Your Walking Foot I” class. The ladies stitched together their placemats (the pattern … Continue reading

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Amazing Visit to Jinny Beyer’s Studio

  After visiting with a friend last weekend, I realized that I had neglected to share a wonderful quilting adventure on my blog.  A couple years ago, I had the incredible opportunity to not only visit Jinny Beyer’s Studio, but … Continue reading

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Panel Pets

Sometimes you can make a few simple projects from pre-printed fabric panels.  It’s a fun, fast and easy way to share the joy of sewing as you make your own stuffed panel pets. A few months ago, the girls and … Continue reading

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Dayna’s Stitcher’s Garden Quilt

One of the joys of teaching quilting is getting to see what your students create from your classes.  Yesterday, Dayna Ferrero came by the Quilt Crossing to show me her completed quilt top from the Stitcher’s Garden class at Quilt … Continue reading

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Derik’s Thoughtful Gift, A Cribbage Chest

A very special handmade gift from our son-in-law, Derik, that I just had to share… For Christmas each year the adults in our family draw names.  This year was no exception and on Christmas Day we shared one another’s gifts … Continue reading

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