Goddess of the Last Minute by Robbi Joy Eklow
Laughter and Lessons from an Uncommon Quilter

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A funny thing happened on the way to the quilt show. . . .

 

So the story invariably goes, because, where Robbi Joy Eklow (a.k.a. The Goddess of the Last Minute) goes, something funny is bound to happen--or simply to occur to her.  As colorful and surprising as the quilts Robbi is famous for, the stories and reflections gathered here create an irresistible picture of an irrepressible character quilting and quipping her way through life.  Filled with the kind of gems that have made her Quilting Arts Magazine column so popular, this book includes Robbi’s musings on creativity and color, as well as on the trials and tribulations that every quilter faces.  The Goddess of the Last Minute invites readers to take a wry look at those trials--and, with Robbi’s wit and insight, turn them into the sort of crazy quilt that warms and brightens daily life.  The story of how she became a Goddess, anecdotes of life on the road, encounters with fellow quilters:  these and other often hilarious tales of a not-quite-charmed life make this quilter’s compendium a delightful patchwork to contemplate, and to treasure.

 

About Robbi Joy Eklow

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Robbi Joy Eklow is a free-motion quilter and pattern designer who is known for her colorful quilts and even more colorful personality. She teaches and lectures internationally and writes the humorous column "The Goddess of the Last Minute" for Quilting Arts Magazine. Robbi lives in Chicago, Illinois, with her husband and a studio full of quilting supplies. www.robbieklow.com
 
Published April 15, 2009 by Voyageur Press. 226 pages
Genres: Crafts, Hobbies & Home. Non-fiction

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