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Debra Jalbert Meet Up

Here in Florida, we have several Modern Quilt Guilds and I have a secret desire to visit all of them…..or at least meet someone in the Guild. So, I jumped at the chance to meet up with my new friend and fellow Modern Quilter, Debra Jalbert.   We met in Lakeland FL at a great little [ …Continue Reading ]

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Evolution of a Quilt Using EQ7 Software

Hi Y’all!! I’m often asked how and why I use Electric Quilt 7 when most people see me as a wildly improvisational, no rules kind of Gal!!  I started my quilt life as an art quilter–after learning how to quilt. My first formal workshop was with the wonderful Regina Benson who did two things for [ …Continue Reading ]


Michael Miller Quilts–Modern Quilts

Well, I decided that I liked the fractured disappearing 9 Patch approach so much that I made the quilt TWICE!! In July 2014, I finished my Michael Miller Challenge Quilt sponsored by the Modern Quilt Guild and uploaded it before the deadline closed!!  Yeah ME!  If you are a member of MQG, you can check [ …Continue Reading ]

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Quilters Reference Tool — A Must Have Book!!

OK…..I just can’t stop praising this wonderful, handy book!!  It’s the….drum roll please….. All-in-One Quilter’s Reference Tool: Updated by Harriet Hargrave, Alex Anderson, Sharyn Craig and Liz Aneloski The Quilter’s Reference Tool, or QRT as I call it, has been updated in February 2014 and reissued.  I love this book for so many reasons–here are [ …Continue Reading ]


Welcome to My New Website and Blog!

Hello Everyone! As my quilting business has changed and grown, I realized I needed to organize my web presence –just like I SHOULD be organizing my sewing studio.  Fortunately, I had the good sense to hire an excellent web designer to help me update my website and blog  so I actually got it done! Now, [ …Continue Reading ]