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September 28, 2020
Sunday Quilt Inspiration: Words and Phrases from Fleur de Lis Quilts and Accessories

In September of 2015 I wrote this SQI about using text in quilts. At the time I was collecting fabric with words, which was becoming an easier goal anytime I walked into a quilt shop. Today at least one piece in a line of fabric has some kind of lettering or words. And I have enough text fabric to make several quilts. 

Nevertheless, words and how we use them still fascinate me. There are always words in my head. And I analyze sentences, usage, mechanics at the drop ...

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October 29, 2019
How To Add Handwriting to Quilts from The Inbox jaunt

Good Morning, Quilters! Today we are going to add handwriting to our quilts. It’s the fastest way to add personality to quilts. Because cursive is a continuous line (with a few exceptions), handwriting is a natural quilting motif. NOTE-Today’s post contains a tutorial, a pop quiz and homework! Continuous Line Design Most of the letters…

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October 11, 2019
Stitch Gathering 2019 ✁ from Charm About You


"This is the power of gathering: it inspires us, delightfully, to be more hopeful, more joyful, more thoughtful: in a word, more alive." - Alice Waters

Last Sunday was Stitch Gathering, the wonderful day retreat organised by Jo Avery of myBearpaw, in Edinburgh. It is always a full day of fun, with great classes and company and it's always over too soon. I was there teaching a class - something a little different, more on that later! - and also had the opportunity to take a class. As someone that relishes learning and trying new techniques it was very exciting. And oops ...

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