What’s Wrong with My Quilting – HELP?

I spent 6 hours with some amazing ladies in Fountain Inn, SC this week. We worked our way through my Improve Your Practice: Free-Motion Quilting class, and I have to say, they blew my mind. This was a great group of ladies, eager to pay attention and soak up everything I had to say. By

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Quilt Shame Challenge – Accepted!

Raise your hand if you have quilt tops you haven’t quilted because you don’t think you are good enough to quilt them? Raise your hand if you have ever pointed out quilting mistakes on your own work to someone else? Raise your hand if you have ever thrown away a quilted project because you didn’t

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2019 Planning Party – 2018 Year in Review

2018 has been a banner year for Jittery Wings. I wanted, for my own benefit to do a “round up” of sorts for the year so when I look back I will remember 2018. Then I learned that Quilting Jet Girl is doing a #2019PlanningParty, so I am totally in! Below is a link to

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Improve Your Quilting – Quilt Yoga

(This information also appeared as an article for Make Modern Magazine, Issue 24.) You spend countless hours choosing fabric, fussy cutting, matching points, ripping out missed seams and squaring up the most amazing quilt top ever. You admire it. You make your family run into the sewing room to see every stage. You photograph it.

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Make a New Quilter…Mentor…

As a new, rather young, quilter stepping into the quilting world, I did not set out to “sell patterns” or “teach classes.” I set out to create and feel sane in this hectic and often negative world. I set out to fill a void in my life after loosing pottery, running and lifting. I felt

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The Painted Cow Class #1 – Quilters of SC Pieceable Retreat

Follow my blog with Bloglovin   (Juanita, BB, Brandee, Janet, Wendy, Erin, Jean, Debbie, Vicki, Terri and Ann! These ladies will always have a place in my quilty heart! Thanks for an amazing weekend!} I just returned from the Quilters of SC Pieceable Retreat where I taught the Painted Cow class for the first time.

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My Hobby Completes Me – How Do I Know?

Anyone feel like puking over the title of this blog? I mean really…my hobby completes me. I am a far cry from a sentimental person, but what does that even mean? Does that mean that I am not a “hole” person if I don’t have my hobby? Does it mean that my brain isn’t working,

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