Category Archives: Accomplishments

Yo-yos a Go Go!

Several years ago (more than 10), while my mom was working, she indicated that she was bored when she came home and needed something to do with her hands so she would not snack.  Mama Lou is a petite woman, … Continue reading

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Richmond Quilters Guild Quilt Show

This is the first time I’ve entered a quilt in a show to be judged.  Over the years I have had the chance to view dozens of shows, from an International show in Houston, to local shows in Northern Virginia … Continue reading

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Asian Tiles and a Bonus

For many years I have collected Asian inspired fabrics.  I love them!  The colors,  the subject matter, the lines and the feel of most of these fabrics just inspires me.  These fabrics have inspired me so much that about 10 … Continue reading

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February Finishes and Lessons Learned

February.  The shortest month of the year.  Some years it feels like an eternity before it will end with all the cold and snow.  This year however…hikes, and walks and 70 degree days.  Whodathunk! So time in the sewing room … Continue reading

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Necessity is the mother of invention

I’ve been unpacking.  And unpacking, and unpacking some more.  Everything old is new again.  Being so open, my new sewing studio was an easy spot to just drop and stack boxes…and that we did. That being said, my sewing room isn’t … Continue reading

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Prototype

Some of my most creative thinking is done while on long rides with my husband.  If I know we are going to be in the car for more than two hours I usually bring a notepad, and maybe some handwork. … Continue reading

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Haberdashery Pieces – Part One

It is always exciting to get a box from my sister Terry of Terry Burris Quilting Services.  This specific box was no exception.  Prior to the holiday I sent her some of my retreat samples to enhance.  Although, my work is … Continue reading

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