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Allison Aller
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Attended Cornell University College of Human Ecology
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Flip-and-Sew Fleece Throw
Published again!  This project is in the new "Quick Takes" section of Modern Quilts Unlimited 's Winter 2016 issue of their magazine.   It used two jelly rolls, some polka dot fleece, and a little velvet ribbon.  So fast, so cozy, so fun!
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"Love You Mark"
My dear friend, Mark Lipinksi , has not been feeling well.  I've been thinking a lot about him, and as I have, I've wanted to practice some of the things I've learned from his Slow Stitching Movement: -- Intention --I am focusing my mind and heart while I a...
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Neuromarketing...I guess it was inevitable...makes me want to stay home for real, unless they put hidden cameras in the tv!  If that is the case, I'll turn that off too.  Stay outta my head!

http://www.nytimes.com/2015/11/04/world/americas/neuropolitics-where-campaigns-try-to-read-your-mind.html
Technologies like facial coding, biometrics and brain imaging are being used by politicians worldwide to try to measure their standing with voters.
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I know. Creepy, isn't it?
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Mary Jo Hiney Silk Ribbon Craftsy Class Giveaway
Craftsy is giving me the opportunity to give away the Silk Ribbon Class by silk ribbon artist Mary Jo Hiney! Isn't that luscious ribbonwork? Mary Jo’s Mom
began teaching her to sew and hand-embroider at age three and she’s been doing
both ever since, eventu...
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The Making of a Magazine Cover: Modern Quilts Unlimited Summer 2015
Who me?  A cover girl?  No way!!! But it happened, and I am thrilled beyond measure.  Here is the story....   "Crazy Dresdens" began last fall, when I wanted to have some blocks to demo on in the Wonderfil booth at Quilt Market.  They make such superb threa...
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"Jersey Girls" for the Quilt Alliance
Every year the Quilt Alliance hosts a contest/fundraiser, where people create 16" X 16" quilts around the theme for the year.  The quilts are auctioned off after winners are selected by a panel of judges, and tremendous prizes given! I have loved making the...
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The Joyful Embellishments Stitch Along Series
Hi Everyone! I love being published but the downside is that when I am working on things for future publication, I can't blog about them.  So you haven't seen much of me here on the blog lately. But the Joyful Embellishments Stitch Along, hosted by my co-au...
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Laura Haskell's Viet Nam Veterans Crazy Quilt
I met Laura Haskell when I taught down at the Valley of the Mist Quilt Guild in beautiful Temecula, California a few years ago. One of the very best things about teaching is getting to meet the amazing women who show up as students.  And sometimes they brin...
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Vintage Tobacco Silks Photographed for Your Use
My cousin just sent me these six authentic tobacco silks.  As she wrote in her note accompanying them: The tobacco companies used to issue series of silks an done came in each package--like baseball cards. They were highly collectible and supposed to encour...
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Thanks! They are such fun to work with.
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Pepperin'
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looks delish!
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Some News! and a Garden Tour
I have been busy for the last 4 months preparing and then submitting a book proposal to C & T Publishing for my third book with them.  It is with great joy that I can report that the proposal has been accepted! This is why I have posted almost no work since...
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Joyful Embellishments Quilt Progress
I have been putting time into this quilt as a vacation from a ton of other work going on...so I haven't got every day's stitch on here but there are a lot of them. It really is a happy quilt! Here is a detail.... Wish I had more to show you, but all in good...
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