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Hi! Thanks for stopping by to check out my website and blog. I’m glad you’re here!
Hi :) 

This sort of feels like first meeting awkwardness – the “first” blog post. What do you talk about? Do you dive right in and start talking about quilting? Do you share an introduction, even though there’s an “About” page. Do you share 792 pictures of your cat? WHAT AM I SUPPOSED TO DO?

We’ll keep our “first meeting” relaxed – feel free to say hi and tell me about yourself too.

My name is Jessica. I love modern quilting. I am a fabric hoarder and I am not ashamed of it. I’m an aspiring pattern designer. I’ve been designing my own quilts for years and recently started designing patterns people think are cool. So, I’m putting all the pieces together to make a pattern go from just an idea to something you can download or hold in your hand and make.

I do have a cat. And a husband. And a child. I love the outdoors more than the indoors. But thankfully things like hot weather, snow and late nights exist so that I have time to sew. I’m a Type A introvert (they do exist). I love running. Yes, you can be a quilter and a runner too. Both are therapy to me and some days I need all therapy I can get.

I love solid color fabrics, but I’ll hoard any fabric I can get my hands on. I’m weirdly obsessed with Clover Wonder Clips – they’re just so cool and useful.

Again, welcome! Be sure to visit my website again to check out the latest project I’m working on and hopefully you'll get a helpful tip or two. Feel free to follow me on Instagram @maeberrysquare.

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