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  • Modish Quilter Magazine
    From the Beginning I want to share the story behind Modish Quilter Magazine and how it came to be. If you don’t mind, I’d like to start at the very beginning! My father grew up with meager means and bold aspirations. He recalls his first entrepreneurial endeavor to be a paper route in seventh grade. …

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  • Paper Planes
    I’d like to introduce my next quilt pattern, Paper Planes! And like my last pattern, Evolve, this one has a bit of back story and meaning as well! This pattern has several significant meanings to me and to our family. There was a particularly drab day during this past winter when our family was all …

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  • Assembling Your Backing
    Let’s talk backing. Assembling your backing should be as painless and easy as possible. I don’t know about you, but by the time I get done with my quilt top, I want to spend as little time as possible on the backing. I’m too excited to have it done! Most patterns come with backing instructions …

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  • From Craft to Career
    Growing my craft into a career has been an evolving process. I started this journey about a year ago, and it has been a wild ride. Last year I spent a lot of time psyching myself up to shifting gears with my business. I had spent 5 years growing my longarming clientele and loved my …

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  • Quilt Ink Web App
    There’s a new quilting tool around! Have you heard of it? It’s the new Quilt Ink web app is for coloring in your favorite quilt patterns! It’s super user friendly and fun to use! Quilt Ink has all the Kona Cotton solid colors for you to choose from to color in your quilt patterns. So …

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  • How to Sew Curves
    Is sewing curved fabric pieces a scary step for you? Or maybe you just need a little refresher course. Well, don’t let it intimidate you! I’m here to help! I too was once scared of sewing curves. Looking at two pieces of fabric bending in opposite directions… and I’m supposed to make them match up …

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  • Evolving
    The Evolve quilt pattern was born from the struggles of 2020. I wanted to create a pattern that was a visual representation of how we evolve through trials and how it shapes us into something new and hopefully, something better! Have you ever seen the 1998 film, The Truman Show? If not, I’m going to …

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