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Now here’s a question after my own heart, and it came from a few people. What Kona colors would you use to create a color wheel quilt? You want me to spend time with my Kona card and pick colors? Well I guess….if I must! 😀 So first off, not all […]

Color Clinic – The Rainbow Connection


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This is one of those blog posts where I don’t really know where to start. So I’ll just go for it. Last week I received an email from my publisher canceling my book. The email cited market reasons and preemptively answered the few questions I had. (Do I get to […]

Conclusions and Intros


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Time for another week of Color Clinic! Today we will be looking at a Courthouse Step quilt. I’m working on a quilt with courthouse square blocks in red, brown, yellow, orange, and green. I used a turquoise-ish blue for the center of each square instead of the (apparently) traditional red. Would […]

Color Clinic – Design Court



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Welcome to another installment of Color Clinic. Today I’m answering two questions; that’s right, two for the price of one! They’re both related to negative space, so it seemed fitting to feature them together. So let’s get to it!   I often read about “negative space”, this great new adventure […]

Color Clinic – Make Room for the Negative


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As I mentioned last week, I thought I’d try starting up a somewhat regular write-in blog post called Color Clinic. Send me your general questions about color or even something more specific about a project you’re working on, and I’ll answer it here on the blog! You can email me […]

Color Clinic – Complementary, my Dear Watson


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Happy weekend, all! I have a quick question you y’all today! As some of you may be aware, I really like talking about color. I am thinking of starting a “Color Clinic” as a semi-regular blog feature where people email me with questions about color or ask for color help on […]

Color Clinic



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I keep meaning to post but every time I sit down to do so, there’s so much to cover that it feels overwhelming. So I’m just going to do a rapid shot catch up so that next time I have a clear slate to work with! So here we go […]

Playing Catch Up


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Hey everyone! Since last writing I packed all of our belongings, drove cross-country, started my new job at American University, worked for a week, and then flew back to California for a conference which is where I’m at now. I won’t be back to DC until the first weekend of […]

QuiltCon 2016


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When I was contacting friends to inform them of my upcoming move, I found out that a friend of mine had cancer. She had just gotten out of the hospital after a large number of -ectomy style operations and her prognosis is quite good. However, she told me that she’d be starting […]

Finish: Sea Glass



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I’ve been looking forward to writing this post, but now that it’s here, I’m finding myself a little reticent. I guess I’ll start with the lede and follow with the story. I’m moving from Santa Cruz, CA to Washington, DC! (Well technically, Maryland.) Things have been a little quiet lately […]

Dr. Sullivan Goes to Washington