Cranberry Star

It has been a busy fall. I finished up this year’s teaching in October, went to Shipshewana for my annual quilting retreat in November, and started a remodel of my master bathroom which also included replacing the flooring and painting the master bedroom. It has been quite disruptive to say the least but I know…
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Happy Fall Y’all!

It’s the first day of Autumn – yippee!! Although my air conditioning is still blasting, there’s the promise of cooler weather coming soon. I wait for it every year with great anticipation. This is one of my favorite times of the year – football season has started and baseball season is winding down. I’m hoping…
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Amethyst Garden

 I haven’t blogged in months! It feels like only weeks as time flies so quickly. I’ve been traveling and teaching and generally, keeping too busy. I’ve created a new design to teach through Shining Needle Society. This is Amethyst Garden and finishes about 7.5×7.5. I put it into a Sudberry box – what an easy…
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Back from Nashville & New Mailing List

I’m back from Nashville – had a great time at market. It’s always fun to see everybody – it’s like a family reunion! I love seeing all the new things, putting my hands on new threads, and most important, visiting with the shopowners who carry my designs. As a former shopowner, I know how hard…
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Nashville Releases

I‘ve got everything ready to go for the Nashville market – that is, I’ll be ready to go after stuffing a thousand or so charts into plastic bags when they get here from the printer today or tomorrow! That’s the glamorous life of a designer, heehee! Here’s what the shopowners will be able to purchase…
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Last call for Razzmatazz Mystery Class

The deadline for registration for my Mystery Class has passed but I’m taking registrations for one more day (Tuesday) before placing the final orders for thread and canvas. If you’ve missed it or can’t find the info, here’s the link: https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/46618682/SNS%20Razzmatazz%20Mystery%202017.pdfHere’s one last sneak peek of my original colorway (Appalachia) and a peek of the…
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Getting ready for market…

As the deadline registration for Razzmatazz (my online Mystery class) quickly approaches, I’m starting the countdown to the Nashville market – it’s only three weeks away and there’s still so much to do. I’ve finished stitching Spring Meadow and am now working on writing the instructions – the fun is over. I loved creating this…
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Razzmatazz

Registration is officially underway for my 2017 Mystery class. You can read all about it here. There is a peek above and below. I really enjoyed creating this piece – I challenged myself in several ways to make it more interesting for me to design, stitch, and stay amused! I’m happy to report it is completely…
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Goodbye to 2016…

Happy Holidays – 2017 is upon us and I’m happy to have this whole week between Christmas and New Year’s to bring in 2017. To thank you for a fabulous 2016, I’m having a Year End Sale. To celebrate the 2017 New Year, all kits in stock are 17% off. Enter the coupon code “2017NDO”…
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It’s August – time for new releases!

I cannot believe it is already August – the summer is flying so fast! I’m staying almost too  busy these days but still trying to squeeze in some stitching & designing. I do have four new designs which will be released next week. Shops may pre-order now or order through the online show from Norden…
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