English paper piecing

A Two Cent Quilt Story

This quilt came to life as I mulled over this woman’s two cents in my heart. She didn’t compare herself to others or shrink back with insecurity.

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Christmas in July: A Quilt Lesson

While I’ve always chuckled at the idea of “Christmas in July,” it feels like a strange mash up from where I sit. I’m enjoying all the cozy “hygge” things like hot tea and sweater weather, but at the wrong time of year, at least in my experience.

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Selah Pin Cushion: A Time to Pause

The name for this little pin cushion came about as I reflected upon the stress of the COVID-19 season. The word “selah” is Hebrew in origin, finding its most notable use among the

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Introducing the EPP Primer

I love teaching. So, as I continue to define and cultivate what this website has to offer to my fellow stitchers, it seems only fitting to include some teaching elements within it. You

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A Quilted Rose and a Retreat

Life over the last few months felt like a blinding rollercoaster of emotion, scheduling, and overwhelm with a fairly significant case of vulnerability whiplash. Three full days of travel back to Malawi punctuated

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Kindred Crosses: A Community Quilt

The Inspiration Last September as we prepared to move back to Malawi, I started listening to the Anne of Green Gables series on audiobook. The familiar stories served as a comforting respite as

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When a Quilt Becomes a Diary

The Ice Cream Soda Chronicles This quilt is a diary. Within its stitches lie stories of sorrow, searching, slowness, and soothing. It is a chronicle of a season in my life that is,

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