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October 15, 2020
The Pandemic & the Things That Unite Us from Where Art & Life Meet

I don’t know about you but the interminability, the endlessness of this pandemic hits me in waves. For the most part I am able to brush it off, keep going, keep stitching, keep designing, but there are other times when it all just feels like a massive punch to the gut. When is this ever… Continue reading The Pandemic & the Things That Unite Us

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September 29, 2020
Sh*t My Mother Sends Me and So Much More from Where Art & Life Meet

The image above has nothing to do with anything that I’m writing about today. I need you to know that right off the bat. But I love the photograph as it features two things that bring me joy, the ocean and flowers. We begin with a little something to make you smile, or if you’re… Continue reading Sh*t My Mother Sends Me and So Much More

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May 4, 2020
One UFO from Elaine Adair Pieces

What do you do with 480 HSTs?  You zombie-sew them into these 15, six inch blocks!  No plan yet for there future but they are DONE.  Surprisingly most of them didn't need trueing up.  I have no idea where they came from but I DO love the woodsy, earthy colors. 

Also, good news during these Covid days.  My hairdresser called ME to schedule a haircut tomorrow!  Yeaaaaa - masks, small gatherings.  This sad widow needs to feel human again.

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March 25, 2020
COVID-19 got you down: 7 actions you can take now from Professional Quilter

Last week I wrote about “Business as Unusual.”

We are in uncharted waters. More of us are now under self-quarantine or shelter-in-place rules. Those of you who aren’t, you likely will be at some point. This is serious times.

Artists tend to look for ways they can help. As a quilter, I’ve seen the masses of textile folks make masks for hospitals and healthcare workers. You can find numerous resources online, particularly on YouTube. One resource I’ve found a good place to start is the page put together by artist, photographer, and writer Gloria Hansen. In addition ...

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