Author Archives: ritaferber

Big Changes on the Horizon

Hello my lovelies! I’ve been M.I.A. for way too long and have been neglecting your quilting needs but I have some incredibly exciting news for you! For all you ‘makers’ out there, you’ll probably relate to me when I say … Continue reading

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Season of Change

In Ecclesiastes 3:1-9 we are reminded that there is a time for everything.   There is a time for everything,     and a season for every activity under the heavens: 2     a time to be born and a time to die,     a … Continue reading

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Today I had to say goodbye to my most loyal and trusted friend, Tango. Thirteen years ago, this sweet bundle of fluff came into my life and ever since has been my confidant and trusted companion. I have laughed a little … Continue reading

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What I’m Working On

I’ve had the blessed pleasure of getting to spend a bunch of time at my sewing machine lately and this is what I’ve come up with.  Just quilt tops but at least I’m MAKING! I had some long-hoarded ‘Grant Park’ … Continue reading

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  I haven’t been sharing a lot of progress with you lately because I’ve been working on a secret project for QuiltX.  QuiltX is a quilt show with a twist… the show features one designer (this year it’s Border Creek … Continue reading

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Why We Do The Things We Do

I’m not sure why it’s taken me so long to write this post, maybe because I’ve been trying to figure out how to put into words what’s been rattling around in my brain.  So, here goes…  Why, as quilters (and … Continue reading

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Lipstick on a Pig

Some of you may remember that my husband enjoys taking extended motorcycle trips and in his absence I like to tackle a major project. It’s kind of like that old television show “While You Were Out”. I do this for … Continue reading

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Hello my lovelies! I’ve got a very busy week ahead of me and I would love for you to join me in person or via social media…. I will be the driver of the bus (trying not to crash and burn) for … Continue reading

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I’m Published!

A while back, I wrote up a tutorial for pillow shams that match this quilt. You can read the full tutorial here. Next week, you will see the tutorial in the Winter 2016 edition of Canadian Quilter’s Magazine! Can you believe … Continue reading

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My First Tutorial

Remember this quilt…? I’ve decided to write a tutorial for Double Irish Chain pillow shams that match this quilt. (full disclosure:  this will be a lengthy post, so stop now if you don’t want to invest too much time) I started … Continue reading

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