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Melanie Testa

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Melanie Testa is an accomplished textile and quilt artist. She attended the Fashion Institute of Technology in Textile/Surface Design and has taken many courses from well-known quilt and surface-design artists including Natasha Kemper-Cullens, Ann Johnston, Carol Soderlund, and Jane Dunnewold. She exhibits her fiber art at various galleries and quilt shows around the country and currently teaches fiber arts at Coconino Community College. Her articles have appeared in Quilting Arts Magazine and the Studio Art Quilt Associates (SAQA) Journal.




I love a good day of makin' interspersed with a good cup of tea. I drink herbal teas and here are a few of my favorites: Tazo Rest, which is a very soothing and gentle but satisfying cup of tea. There are rose petals and lavender in this cup and I love the combo. Triple Leaf Relaxing is a tea I was introduced to a few years ago through Kripalu and just like the name of it says, it is quite a r...

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Average rating: 4.05 · 82 ratings · 8 reviews · 3 distinct works · Similar authors
Dreaming From the Journal P...
3.85 of 5 stars 3.85 avg rating — 48 ratings — published 2012 — 3 editions
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Inspired to Quilt
4.39 of 5 stars 4.39 avg rating — 33 ratings — published 2009
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Inspired to Quilt: Creative...
2.0 of 5 stars 2.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 2013 — 2 editions
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Blood, Bones, and Butter by Gabrielle Hamilton
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This is a romp of a read. I loved it, it was real, gritty, smart and engaging the entire way through.
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The Language of Flowers by Vanessa Diffenbaugh
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I was able to get an advanced readers copy of this book.
I am about 1/3 of the way into the book and already I can tell that I may be upgrading the star rating to 5 stars but I will wait until I have finished the book before doing so. The story and t
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When Things Fall Apart by Pema Chödrön
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We have a full set of Pema Chodron books. Pema is so gentle and compassionate in the way of the heart. She is a go to and a strong shoulder.
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The Road from Coorain by Jill Ker Conway
The Road from Coorain
by Jill Ker Conway
read in March, 2011
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I loved this book. When I finished the last page, I wanted more and t does seem there is a follow up to this book.
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The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer
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Under the Dome by Stephen King
Under the Dome
by Stephen King (Goodreads Author)
read in December, 2010
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Under the Dome by Stephen King
" I enjoyed reading this, for the most part. I suppose that if a small town had a big secret things might proceed as they do in this book. You do have t ...more "
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Museum of Thieves by Lian Tanner
Museum of Thieves (The Keepers, #1)
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read in December, 2010
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The Mysterious Benedict Society by Trenton Lee Stewart
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So far, really well written and an engaging story.
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