Category Archives: Inspiration

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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Swap Exchanges – The initial Exchange

Over the last few months I’ve gotten involved with a group on Facebook that does fabric swaps, The Quilt Square Fabric Swap.  It has been a lot of fun and the administrators tow the line about keeping things nice and … Continue reading

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Measure twice, cut once…

Use it or lose it.  So many skills come under that characterization.  Just like a muscle, lack of use causes atrophy.  As with the loss of muscle you loss body memory, with talent it is that instinct that makes it all come together … Continue reading

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It’s almost here…do you Retreat?

  This weekend I’m getting ready for next weeks annual Fauquier County Quilters Retreat.  Packing for this event as an attendee instead of a coordinator is still a bit of a challenge.  The clothes are easy, just something clean and comfy for … Continue reading

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Pinterest…it’s not all lost time

My constant complaint is that there are not enough hours in the day to do everything I want to do.  And then I sit clicking  through Pinterest and swooning at all of the lovely little projects and things I would … Continue reading

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