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How do quilters find balance in the “new normal”?
Sew Along (part deux)
Why join a Sew Along?
Those Daunting Pre-Cuts
What can I do with all these bundles?
Disclaimer: This post is not about quilting 🙂 Raise your hand if you are tired of hearing about Covid-19. Raise your hand if you can't help reading more, listening to more, and stressing more about it than you want to. I'm there with you. So, what do we do? What do...
Getting the Most out of a Retreat
Tips for Quilt Retreats
It's 2020. It's been 10 years since I started my business Lone Tree Designs. 10 years. Did you all know that being a professional quilter, lecturer, and teacher is my second act? The fact that I am 10 years into my "second" act, makes me feel very old this evening....
Nostalgia and a Christmas Quilt
Something about this time of year makes me incredibly nostalgic. I was blessed to grow up in a family with their roots on the family farm. When the holidays came around, my grandparent's home was filled with the sights, smells, and sounds of my ever-growing family. My...
Quilts and a Cozy Home
Have you ever noticed that when the days grow shorter, the nights grow darker, and the temperatures start to drop the time just seems ripe for quilting? After all, who wants to hold a queen-sized quilt on their lap in the summer to sew on binding? Table topper project...
New to You…Old Sewing Machines
Mahalia, my new to me Black, Longbed 301A born in the early 1950's To me, there is something incredibly romantic about a beautiful old sewing machine. When I look at them, I usually see a few minor dings here and there, or sometimes a few major ones...and I think to...