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My Mojo.

How do you find your Mojo?

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  1. Barb says

    Glad you didn’t listen to that teacher! I love your style! I love your classes because you see things a little differently. Hopefully a little of your style will rub off on me.

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  2. Wendy in Kennewick says

    Wonderfully said! You are very fortunate to have the support of your family while you continue your mojo journey. And what a great example you are setting for your grandies that a person can continue to grow and learn and try new things their entire life. Thank you for sharing yours with all of us.

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  3. Jeri Mearns says

    Good for you Pam. I’m not a quilter – my sister introduced me to you – but you so inspire me with all you do. I have to keep reminding myself to just keep doing what I love – which happens to be photography – and ignore anything anyone says that is not supportive.

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  4. Lynda Grigg says

    Hi Pam
    I did a class with you in Taupo, i gave you a bag of Russian Fudge my mum made. Anyway i am just thankful that you are not like that teacher you commented on. I found your class fun and informative and you were so helpful and no i haven’t finished the lady but it is there when i have the time. Would gladly do another class with you.
    Cheers
    Lynda

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  5. Pam,

    The evil part of me hopes the office girl is still stuck in an office … but in reality hopefully she grew up, and maybe discovered that being a housewife requires more skills than an office worker will ever have, including the paperwork and people skills!

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  6. Laroyce Coy says

    Pam

    You are such a great talent. You are a great Mom, teacher, quilter, writer, photographer and much more. I always enjoy your blogs. I will never forget what a great teacher and personality you are.

    Hugs

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  7. Pam I have been following you online now for many years; you have been an inspiration to me in my private life and quilting world. Your ups and downs you have shared , your despair and your joy has made me think how lucky I am. Thank you for sharing it has made me think out side the box many a time. Take care and travel safe Glenda

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  8. Karen says

    I had something similar happen to me over 15 years ago at a quilt show. I stopped at a booth where an award winning quilter was demonstrating a tool she had designed. She asked if anyone would like to try it. I had never tried free motion quilting before. I was a complete novice. But I adored her and wanted to try. When I sat down along with another girl who obviously had quilted before, the quilter made me feel inadequate. Then turned around and gushed over the other girl. I was hurt and embarrassed. Obviously, she just wanted to sell her product. But I have remembered that to this day.

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    • Karen, I know how you feel. People tell us to grow up and forget it… but there are just a few things that I will never forget and I feel your pain.

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  9. Suzanne says

    Thanks for the boost. Sometimes we are so critical and doubt ourselves because we fall into a role or category someone has put us in.
    Follow your heart and do what feels good to you is the best advice.
    That teacher should have given more constructive advice.
    I took a similar class and we all laid our fabrics out. The teacher went around and said positive things. She did in a nice way say ” this is a nice group of fabrics, if you took this out and tried this color ( one she borrowed from my neighbor) it ties these together better. What do you think, like it?”
    Who makes these rules anyway? In this time in the world of quilting I guess you can say anything goes, especially if you like it? We are really quilting for ourselves and making ourselves happy, aren’t we?

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  10. Sharon says

    I am so glad you didn’t let those comments stop you from going on to be the woman you have become! I love reading your blog and when I see your name in my inbox I jump right to reading what you have provided us with that day.

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  11. Mary Duhon says

    Love your story- thanks for expressing it so well – I stayed home a few years and then worked in nursing while raising kids staying so busy that my sewing was for necessity not for fun or creativity. Now that children are grown, I feel the freedom to garden, quilt, travel, explore ideas I long left behind. I too was a wall flower but now make my own flowers, in dirt and on fabric. Appreciate you – just completed Geraldine from Houston 2016 – she is beautiful!!

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