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Busy Busy Busy!!!

I’ve been so busy at my new job that I’ve had very little time to dedicate to sewing.  However, I recently attempted something new at the request of a colleague.  She saw a piece I did and immediately commissioned me to

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Cabin Fever Art Show

I have taken my kids to Piney Run Park for years.  There we’ve hiked, gone fishing, picnicked and rowed boats.  This past weekend the nature center at the park hosted a Cabin Fever Art Show.  I signed up to be considered

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Iwo Jima Flag Raising

As the wife of a Marine, I know to call this iconic photograph taken by Joe Rosenthal the 2nd flag raising on Iwo Jima.  The date was February 23, 1945 and the image inspired a nation, winning Mr. Rosenthal a Pulitzer Prize in

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What I’ve Been Up To Lately

I’ve been so busy with work and the holidays that I have not had any time to post about my sewing.  Tonight I decided to take a minute to share two house pieces I was commissioned to do for Christmas

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Happy Birthday, Mom!

My mom was a cooking and sewing teacher.  After graduating college, she worked in our hometown as the high school’s home economics teacher.  She couldn’t have been much older than her students and, newly married, she must have gotten a kick

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Another Challenge

A few weeks ago my sister-in-law (a great supporter of my work, as well as a fellow admirer of Halloween) asked intriguing question… why there aren’t more females characters represented at this time of year?  Yes we have witches, but that’s

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Everybody’s Quilt Guild

This past Fall I was contacted by a local quilting group (Everybody’s Quilt Guild) to speak at a July meeting about my art quilts.  At the time of the booking, I had returned to school and didn’t yet know where

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