WHY did I not read The Bitchy Stitcher sooner?! I keep it pretty clean on here...there's customers from my folks' shop that read this. But Megan Dougherty pretty much has my card. Yes, I'll be buying her book.
But on to more quilterly things...her rant about being a newbie stuck using a "line" of fabric to branching out and crossing the streams so to speak, really brings up a great point that I haven't really been able to articulate as well as she did.
Give it a read: Line Dancing: A Rant