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Autumn’s Blessings . . . Sweet, Delicious Apples! Tasty Recipes + A Pair of Snappy Apple Quilts

I’m so happy! It’s that time of the year again . . . pumpkins and apples and baking, oh my! After spending a relaxing weekend in Mendocino, CA, my husband and I stopped on the way home at Gowan’s Oak … Continue reading

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From Great-Grandma’s Quilts to Gallery Walls: The Creative Journey of Linda Dease Smith

It’s always wonderful to hear of quilts being recognized in a gallery setting, and even more so when the quilter in question is a long-time friend. Linda Smith and I first met over 25 years ago in Boone, NC, as charter members … Continue reading

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Tiny Flower-Inspired Quilts: Design, Embellish, Display!

The rainy season has ended here in Northern California… …and those April showers–as always–have delivered a bounty of beautiful blossoms. How can I not be inspired? If flowers in the wild and in the garden aren’t inspirational enough, a visit … Continue reading

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Bust Quilter’s Block…and Boost Creativity

Wow! My April 22 post about quilter’s block really struck a chord! We had some terrific follow-up conversation about causes and solutions. If you haven’t already, do go back and read the comments..some great ideas (and wisdom) there. Congratulations to Sharie-Moss Bluff, winner of … Continue reading

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