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About allisonreidnem

New Every Morning – About Me Hi! I’m Allison, an obsessive patchwork-quilter who has no desire to be cured! I’ve been developing my skills and knowledge by paying attention at my local quilting group and by putting my questions into the computer search engine. I’m so grateful to the generous people who have taken the time to share their knowledge with me in person, via YouTube videos or their blogs. I’m intending my blog to be a link into the worldwide patchwork and quilting community and a means to contribute helpful hints and inspiration as I continue to discover more about this addictive craft. So, why ‘New Every Morning Patchwork and Quilting’? Well! I am a morning person! I often wake in the wee small hours and think through design and quilt construction issues. My woolly–headed evening brain finds such issues far too difficult to resolve! If I’m disciplined enough to be asleep by 10pm, I can be up cutting, piecing, pressing and quilting before sunrise! By the time daily family routine kicks-in I’ve had a satisfying, soul-feeding creative fix. (I should mention that ‘family at home’ is: my patient, faithful husband of 27years; and our equally patient 16 year old son, who acts as our in-house IT support complete with sighs and rolling eyes! Older daughter and son have both recently flown the nest). Not only do I find early mornings my creative time I also find it a time for receiving spiritual nourishment. I often find myself humming a gentle chorus and reflecting on God’s constancy as another new day dawns. ‘The steadfast love of the Lord never ceases, His mercies never come to an end. They are new every morning, new every morning; Great is thy faithfulness, O Lord, Great is thy faithfulness.’ Edith McNeil’s chorus is based on verses from the Bible – Lamentations 3: 21-23.

Surprised by Shocking Pink

Use the link to click to my new blog site and see the progress I’m making on my latest scrap quilt. Continue reading

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Link to my new website

In my latest blog post I share news of my sewing, a pattern launch on ETSY and a visit by the Sewing soldier to my local quilt group. Please do click over now to read my post. Before you leave … Continue reading

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Saturday Quilting Bring & Share (30)

Links to my new website and the quilty world. Continue reading

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Do I have enough scraps?

A link to my latest blog post. Do I have enough scraps? Can you guess the answer?! Continue reading

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Saturday Quilting Bring & Share (29)

New Every Morning has moved to a new blog site! Click the link to read the full post and subscribe to receive email notification of future posts. Thank you! Continue reading

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