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BOOK REVIEW SATURDAY, January 24, 2015

A FLAIR FOR FABRIC Creative Sewing Projects from the Designers at Henry Glass I reviewed a softcover copy of this book. In the interest of full disclosure, this book was compiled by Linda Lum DeBono, who is a personal friend of mine. That sucks, because I really, really like both the book and Linda’s concept […]

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BOOK REVIEW SATURDAY, January 10, 2015

  FRENCH BRAID QUILTS WITH A TWIST New Variations for Vibrant Strip-Pieced Projects I reviewed a softcover copy of this book.  Designer, Jane Hardy Miller’s first book, French Braid Quilts: 14 Quick Quilts with Dramatic Results, published around 2010, remains one of my all-time favorites.   I am also a fan of her books, French Braid […]

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BOOK REVIEW SATURDAY, December 20, 2014

SMALL TREASURES FROM SCRAPS More Simply Charming Quilts   If you are a fan of small, traditional, reproduction-type quilts, then you will find a treasure in this book. The largest quilt in the book is 34” x 36”with the other 13 quilts being much smaller. It’s not like we haven’t seen these quilt designs before […]

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BOOK REVIEW SATURDAY, December 13, 2014

In the magazine world, if you don’t like a book, you don’t review it. I promised to be honest. I’ve based my whole patchwork reputation on “no B.S.” . . . and it’s not easy. Boy, I really wrestle with myself on whether or not I am going to review a book I don’t care for, but […]

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IT’S BOOK REVIEW SATURDAY! DECEMBER 6, 2014

            COUNTRY ELEGANCE Cotton and Wool Projects from the Quilted Crow Girls Country Elegance, is a beautiful book full of beautiful, timely wool appliquéd patchwork patterns designed by Leonie Bateman and Deirdre Bond-Abel for That Patchwork Place. I have to admit that I fell in love with the projects in […]

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Are You the Most Creative Person You Know? Creative Mojo! January 29, 2014

Are You the Most Creative Person You Know? January 29, 2014 Log onto www.toginet.com for a brand-new, LIVE, 1-hour Creative Mojo with Mark Lipinski! 4 pm -5 pm EST    3 pm – 4 pm CST 2 pm – 3 pm MST    1 pm – 2 pm PST Call in anytime during the live show with your questions […]

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Finding Your Creative Niche! June 12, 2013

To listen to the June 12, 2013 show CLICK HERE!   To listen to the June 12, 2013 show CLICK HERE! Just log onto www.toginet.com for a brand-new, LIVE, 2-hour Creative Mojo with Mark Lipinski! 3 pm -5 pm EST    2 pm – 4 pm CST 1 pm – 3 pm MST    12 pm – 2 pm PST […]

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Laugh your way to Creativity!

Share this, Pin this, and/or Blog this . . .    I hope you enjoy my creative thoughts for hobbyists and crafters. I post new blog thought entries every Monday,  Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday. Wednesday’s are reserved for Creative Mojo with Mark Lipinski’s guests and new creative personalities that you’ll want to know and learn about. Of […]

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Experience Your Life to Jumpstart Creativity!

Share this, Pin this, and/or Blog this . . .      I hope you enjoy my creative thoughts for hobbyists and crafters. I post new blog thought entries every Monday,  Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday. Wednesday’s are reserved for Creative Mojo with Mark Lipinski’s guests and new creative personalities that you’ll want to know and learn about. […]

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Quilters Take Raleigh!

Quilters Take Raleigh, a fundraiser for the Alliance for American Quilts, is sponsored by Rowan and FreeSpirit Fabrics and will be held Friday, June 22 starting at 7pm at the Raleigh Convention Center as part of the Original Sewing & Quilt Expo. We’ll start the night with a chocolate buffet and the program includes the […]

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