Play date with friends!

The weather cooperated today and the FAQ group was able to get sun printing done today… Lovely pieces were the result!


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I had a play date with the Brother Scan n Cut today! I discovered many things about it.
1) Scanning away from the window works WAY better!!
2). Cutting fabric works well with a speed of 4, depth of 4…backed fabric or plain fabric!
3). Cutting on the straight or cross grain works best.

I printed a group of stamped images, cut directly and then added a 3mm border and cut mats for these sayings! Worked perfectly for my needs!


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Art & Stitch embroidery time!

After my 20+ mile bike ride yesterday and the heat that has decided to show up, I believe today is a perfect day to continue working on my Art & Stitch embroidery certification, don’t you?!

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Some Longarm time

I was able to get to a few customer quilts last week! The batiks were perfect for these quilts!





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Playtime in my happy place!

I had to find something fun to do today after being out of commission most of the day from a spider bite!!
I took one of the pieces I made last week (post from June 30th) did a weaving with it and played with my stitches on my Janome! I found it hard not to chose more stitches, but thought less was better in this piece! Now for some beading….



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Photo practice for today!

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Inspired by Susan Brubaker Knapp, I am practicing my photography with my iPhone 5 more….it’s getting better!

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Let the planning begin!


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Beauty on our morning walk!

Loved the color of this flower!

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Downloadable classes available!

I am thrilled to announce that my Art & Stitch classes are now available to download!!
Check them out at!!

Available for PC, Mac and tablets formats!!

Online Art & Stitch classes

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Painting today…

I had to play with my Brother Scan and Cut today, so I did this little experiment! Cut a file I created in Art & Stitch, cut and did a layered paint technique….love this!


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