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About simplythebestquilting

I am a certified Art & Stitch teacher and am available to travel to teach Art & Stitch, I also teach Art & Stitch online! Please contact me for further information on either learning options, I am a Non-Smoking professional longarm quilt business located in Rochester, Minnesota. Check out my website for further information on all the services and classes available @

From one Grand Adventure to another!

I was blessed to have had the opportunity to spend 10 days with my oldest granddaughter (her high school graduation present).  We enjoyed our time between Vancouver and Seattle. Lots of sites were seen, laughs to be had and very … Continue reading

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It’s done!!

Is it wrong that I’m proud of myself that I persevered and finished this quilt?! While I love piecing, between customer quilts, commission quilts and teaching, this time has been at a premium!!It has taken me a year to complete … Continue reading

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Too many fun things!

I think we all have them, sleepless nights!  They used to be because I was worried about something, but lately it is because of all the fun and exciting things happening, I am blessed. Teaching Art and Stitch is one … Continue reading

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A new endeavor!!

I have been asked several times in the last month if I sell my designs.  My answer is always “That has been the plan since Day 1 of getting Art & Stitch, but I just haven’t had the time!” You … Continue reading

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A little work and a little play Sunday

I am in the midst of updating my website, which can be a painful experience, but I am hoping it will be worth the pain. I had to balance this with some play time with Art & Stitch…awww, I just … Continue reading

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Snow Dyeing- The wait is over

Here is the big reveal on the snow dyeing: Procion MX  dyes: Deep Purple, Raspberry and Avacado Final piece: Second piece (2yards!) Procion MX Dyes: Turquoise,  Deep Purple,  Blue Mist and Brilliant Orange Results : Now to find the perfect … Continue reading

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Embracing the season!

I finally tried snow dying!  In one short hour, I have 3 yards on their way to beautiful fabric!!  Now for the hard part…waiting 24 hours for the process to complete!

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