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Becoming a Modern Quilter and More

I had a great time last week posting on  I felt responsible for the feed so I pushed myself to post frequently–and I discovered that I enjoyed writing more often.   I stepped out and discussed some of my views and experiences as a modern quilter. See my post on my beliefs about Modern [ …Continue Reading ]

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The Joy of Teaching!!

Quilting has given me many gifts.  One of the greatest is that Quilt Guilds invite me to teach quilting workshops for them.  It’s a little bit of  a cliche when speakers say, ‘It’s an honor and a privilege to be here…..”.  But sometimes, and in MY case, it is really, really true. Getting ready to [ …Continue Reading ]


I’m Blogging at 52Quilters this week

Hey everyone! This week, I’ll be blogging over at 52Quilters.  52Quilters is a blog started by Chris Webb.  He invited 52 quilters to take over the blog for a week–his goal is to introduce a lot of quilters to a broader audience. I’ll update this post with info about what I’m posting over there.   [ …Continue Reading ]

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Writing My First Modern Quilt Pattern Book

People say that one way to get a goal accomplished is by declaring it publicly.  Well (deep breath), I am declaring a HUGE goal for 2016. This week I am deep into the first steps in book writing and publishing.  I am taking all the pattern drafts and workshop instructions that I’ve created over the [ …Continue Reading ]

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2016 Modern Quilt Workshops in Orlando

Due to book writing and other commitments, instead of running a Florida retreat, I will be teaching two modern quilt workshops at World Quilt Florida, January 7-8, 2016.  This is a wonderful event with many special quilt exhibits including a modern quilt exhibit by the South Florida Modern Quilt Guild.  I hope you will join [ …Continue Reading ]

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Fat Quarterly — My Pattern and Workshop

Hey everyone! Another nice announcement.  Fat Quarterly Ezine Issue #21 is all about Curves and has some wonderful patterns in it.  My modern quilt pattern was selected to be published.   I call it Parisian Improv Curves.  It has some Fibonacci math and free hand cut curved blocks.  It’s a lot of fun to make and [ …Continue Reading ]