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no rules - no rulers

October 28, 2019

 Although un-stitching is not my favorite activity, it is kind of zen after you get into it -- especially if you've quilted straight lines that are not only not straight (mine never are exactly) but they are wandering so much that the stitches at the bottom of the quilt top end at a different spot than the stitches at the top, where you started.   Before you know it, you started at 12" from the top edge and ended at 8" from the bottom edge.  This will simply not do. This can be corrected with...

October 10, 2019

It has been a rather busy couple of months.  After I got back from London I was off to Oregon to teach in Medford for the regular guild and in Ashland for the modern guild.  

When I got there, I smelled what I thought was skunk.  But no-oooo. Hemp and pot fields, ripening for harvest.  

Anyway, I had a great time and my visit was a treat on several counts.  First, the local hotel had two floors and had given me a room on the second floor. Ordinarily, fine.  Except that this other...

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Rayna Gillman flunked
7th grade sewing becuse she couldn't sew a straight seam. Now it's an asset. 
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2020 teaching schedule

    

December 2017-April 2018

West Palm Beach, FL. while I'm there...save airfare &

book me to teach in FL

Feb 22-26, 2018

QuiltCon 2018

Pasadena, CA

( C&T booth book-signing)

March 24, 2018

Palm Beach County QG

West Palm Beach, FL

June 2, 3, 4, 2018

Austin Area Quilt Guild, Austin, TX

July 13-15, 2018

Wyoming State Quilt Guild:

Quilt Wyoming, Casper WY

August 19-25, 2018

Clos de Lande Vallée

Pont l'Abbé, Brittany, FR

(class filled)

August 26-Sept 1

information and sign-ups

(limited to 10)

October 5 & 6, 2018

North Jersey Modern QG

Cedar Grove, NJ

October 15 & 16

Garden State Quilt Guild

Chatham, NJ