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Remembering 2015

What an amazing year of meeting quilt makers where they live. Continue reading

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Improv Patchwork Road Tales ~ Flow

Flow replaces the security that we cling to when following a plan. FLOW is sweet and restorative, free and surprising. Continue reading

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Improv Patchwork Road Tales ~ Intro

One thing I learned early on, as I shared my story with others, they in turn shared theirs. The development of an idea is a collaborative process. Continue reading

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Improv Handbook X-Country Tour

Please help me spread the word. I’m crossing the country with The Improv Handbook For Modern Quilters. See complete schedule here! Continue reading

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Improv Handbook Blog Hop Continues ~ Penny Gold

Don’t miss Penny Gold’s process notes on making a quilt from one of the scores in the Improv Handbook. Giveaway through March 15. Continue reading

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Ruler-Free Patchwork Performance at Sew Modern LA

A mashup of improv theater games with ruler-free patchwork – debuts at Sew Modern in LA Continue reading

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Improv Handbook March & April Events ~ May 5 Release

Want to get your hands on a copy before May 5? Check out these book signing events and workshops in Oakland, Kansas City and Portland, ME. Continue reading

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Improv Handbook PRE-ORDER GIVEAWAY!

Pre-order or purchase the Improv Handbook by March 16, 2015 and enter to win an original mini-quilt, and Aurifil thread inspired by the book. Continue reading

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38,564 words and twelve new quilts!

It’s as if I’ve been on a boat for the last year and a half and I’ve just been dropped off on a new shore in my life. Everything is new. Everything is YES! Many thanks to all who’ve been on the journey with me. Continue reading

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What blocks and/or supports your improvisational flow?

Improvisors and quilt makers. I’m researching this question and need your input! Continue reading

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Open Call For Mod Mood (Get Your Curve On) Quilts

Submit your strip-pieced wedge curve quilt based on the Mod Mood quilt for possible publication in the Improv Handbook for Modern Quilters. Continue reading

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Improv Handbook Test Quilters

It’s not to late to sign up as a test quilter for the Improv Handbook for Modern Quilters. Continue reading

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Announcing The Improv Handbook For Modern Quilters

Contribute to the Improv Handbook For Modern Quilters, scheduled to be published by STC Craft, Spring 2015. Continue reading

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