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Great News!

After laying, in pieces, on the garage floor in San Jose for 2 months and then standing, assembled in Brentwood but otherwise untouched for another month, my quilting machine is now purring away in her new studio. It took a … Continue reading

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Lily Street Quilts is Moving and Changing

Big changes coming up for me and my quilting machine. We’re moving from San Jose, CA to the East Bay to be closer to my family. Also, I will be cutting way back on my longarm quilting business. I want … Continue reading

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Working today – check!

This was on my machine today. The pattern is Modern Eccentric by Anita Shackleford.

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Wine Country Retreat 2014

The quilting stars were in alignment this week at the Wine Country Statler Retreat! Perfect weather, delicious food, the beautiful Bishop’s Ranch, my fellow longarm quilters and our two amazing teachers came together to make it an exceptional event. In … Continue reading

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Quilting on the International Space Station

Karen Nyberg is a quilter and she is currently aboard the International Space Station. Here’s a story about the 9 x 9 block that she has made while in space: http://www.collectspace.com/news/news-110113a.html.  It includes a video of her experience and photos … Continue reading

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Wine Country Statler Retreat 2014

In 2012 and 2013, during the Labor Day week in September, I attended a Statler computerized longarm retreat at the Bishop’s Ranch in Healdsburg, CA. It’s a gorgeous place and we had wonderful teachers: Anita Shackleford and Joan Knight. I … Continue reading

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Digitized Pattern Designs

Now available at Intelligent Quilting, some new quilting patterns that I’ve been working on.  Over the summer, I had a couple of custom quilts that I  created designs for.   The pair of quilts had Asian personalities so the patterns that I … Continue reading

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San Mateo County Fair 2013

I’ve been so busy re-working my websites, I forgot to post pics of my quilts at the San Mateo County Fair this June.  ‘Mojave Sunset’ won a First Place blue ribbon and Judge’s Choice.  ‘Fruit of the Bloom’ won Third … Continue reading

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New look for Lily Street Quilts and Lily Street Gallery

For the last couple of weeks, I ‘ve been working on giving my websites a new look: Lily Street Quilts and the new Lily Street Gallery.  Let me know what you think.

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Sweet Treats are Sweeter…

when used in a finished quilt.  Here are some photos of 3 quilts that I made using the Sweet Treats that I bought at PIQF last year.  Since January of 2012, I’ve been trying to buy only fabric for current projects.  So I … Continue reading

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