Category Archives: Accomplishments

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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Sometimes it’s the love of the process

Several years back I had a friend that appeared to rely on two patterns; Turning Twenty and Yellow Brick Road.  Knowing her capabilities I was puzzled at why these became her “go to” patterns.  We must have seen a dozen … Continue reading

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An honor and a priviledge…

Yesterday I went to a retirement party of one of the people who I admire and have worked with for the last 14 years.  This man has always had an open door and often and open heart.  When I left … Continue reading

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