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April 5, 2020
Spirit Song Flimsy Finished + Streaks Motivation App Review: Harnessing Technology to Reach the Flow Zone Through Quiltmaking from Cheeky Cognoscenti

Look what I finished yesterday!  My Spirit Song flimsy is finished!  (For those non-quilters or new quilters reading this, a "flimsy" is another name for a quilt top -- the pieced or appliqued top layer of a quilt, prior to being sandwiched with fluffy batting and a backing fabric that are all held together by quilting stitches that go through all three layers of the quilt).

My Spirit Song Quilt Top, 59 x 75, Ready for Quilting
My borders are nice and straight, too, not crooked as the appear in the photo above.  I slapped the finished quilt top on my ...

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April 3, 2020
What should I do with this? + Full Trunk show list from Pat Sloan's Blog

Pat sloan farm girl vintage 2 spring blossom and book

*** Farm Girl Vintage book Review ***

This is SUCH a great book by my friend Lori Holt!  The book includes so much more than the blocks for the quilt on the cover.

I decided to make this pieced block. 

Some features of the book:

  • Each block comes with 2 sizes
  • Sampler layout
  • Additional sampler layouts
  • Other projects.. see blow 

Farm Girl Vintage 2 Book

At the End is the list of all the designers for the FB live Trunk Shows!

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*** Farm Girl Vintage book Inside ***

This is one I really want to try!  

The key is getting ...

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March 24, 2020
Do you love a clever but EASY quilt? You will love this! from Pat Sloan's Blog

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**Perfectly Pretty Patchwork Tour **

When my friend Kristyne Czepuryk asked me to look at her gorgeous new book I was so excited to see it! Kristyne did a block for our Splendid Sampler book and we've been friends for years.

Let's see some project and I'll tell you about the book.

Book is 20% off at

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**Book Quilts **

I decided to make a 4 block version of her Irish Chain on the left.  I seriously love her quilt in all pink! 

Another big favorite of mine is the Dresden Plate in blue that ...

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February 18, 2020
Such a cool new book from my friends! from Pat Sloan's Blog

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** Quilt Modern Curves & Bold Stripes  **

My friends Heather Black and Daisy Aschehoug  have a wonderful new collaboration book out called "Quilt, Modern Curves and Bold Stripe".. and I love it!  I've been drawn to their work for it's wonderful designs and fearless use of curves.  I was so happy they agreed to an interview to tell you about their books!

I have a few 'behind the scenes' photos to show you below.. it's fun to see how things come together!

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  • When you decided to write this book together, how did you come up with what it would ...

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February 12, 2020
Doggie Detour: Introducing Samwise the Brave (with a Brief iPhone 11 Pro Max Review) from Cheeky Cognoscenti

Introducing the newest member of our family, Samwise the Brave!

Baby Rottweiler Samwise at 13 Weeks
We lost our 9-year-old Rottweiler Otto the week before Christmas, leaving a giant hole in our hearts.  Although Otto can never be replaced and we still have his littermate Lulu, we decided that our home needed a puppy.  Even Lulu was miserable as an only dog for the first time in her life -- all the play went out of her when she lost her brother.  So we went back to Alice of Guardian Rottweilers in Indiana and selected this plucky little fella.  

Bernie and ...

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November 10, 2019
Linda’s Embroidery Designs Review – 15,000 Downloadable Patterns! from Quilter's Review

If you search for “embroidery designs” online, you’ll find thousands of results. Some of those designs are great – but you have to pay a steep price for them. The free ones? Let’s just say they have the word “amateur” written all over them. Linda’s Embroidery Designs is the solution to your design needs. This […]

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