My initial response to the poll on the right was to create a small version for you to make! Don't worry - I WILL finish the Night on Bald Mountain quilt. I figured since most folks liked it, they might like to try it. Spooky Tree (20" x 25") was my answer to an assignment to make something fun for the October 2011 issue of The Quilt Life magazine.

The sky and tree fabric were created just for this kit. The kit includes all the fabric for the top and borders. The pattern comes with a variety of tree faces, but you might create one of your own. And, when you do, don't forget to send me a picture! 

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Here's a video from the first day of demolition. The garage is being totally gutted. Today we begin to suspect problems with the floor. I'm off to Denmark so it will be a while before i can provide any updates. Your ideas and comments about what to include in the new studio have been amazing. Thanks

Well, I'm embarking on a remodel that will convert an oversized, two-car garage into a quilting studio and office space. What suggestions do you have for things I MUST be sure to include to keep me better organized?

Our Quad Cities Super Quilt Seminar has ends with a huge WHOO-HOO shout out to the Mississippi Valley Quilters Guild and their volunteers (bedecked in pink sequin cowboy hats) for a job well done! Almost 450 quilters experienced this unique event which is designed to inspire quilters of all sorts - beginning to advanced, traditional to contemporary.

Upcoming seminars will be held in Asheville, North Carolina and New Orleans, Louisiana. Do you wish we would bring the seminar to your area? Well, we only go where we are invited. Get information about how to bring a seminar to your area by This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Ellen says, "The Super Seminar was exactly that....SUPER!!!!"

Gloria says, "Thank You! You have once again "touched" our lives."

Melinda says, "YOU and the whole staff were wonderful - best quilting experience ever!!"

Paula says, "So sad for this great seminar coming to an end. After looking forward to this for so long it went by way too quickly. Thank you for all the inspiration, education and entertainment. We truly enjoyed every minute of it!!"

Robin says, "This has been an amazing weekend for me..thank you so much! "

The following video is from the Legacy Choir concert at Bass Performance Hall on July 9th, 2011. The song is Stay With Us from Captive and Free by Egil Hovland. CDs and Videos of Legacy Choir will be available in September. 

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