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Create something amazing and don’t forget to share the results with us! We are always on hand to help and dedicated to making sure you experience the joy of creating craftwork you can’t wait to show off, or your money back.

For purchases made with a multi-payment plan: If you cancel your payment plan before completing all payments, you will lose access to the whole purchase. You are free to download any designs and PDF instructions for the installments you have already paid for and received, but you will not be able to download any videos. You will not be able to access any designs or instructions after you have cancelled your multi-payment plan. 

For subscription purchases made on this site: You may cancel your MONTHLY subscription at any time. You will retain access to any design collections received during your paid enrollment and you will not receive any future design collections. You may re-enroll at any time. You may cancel your ANNUAL subscription at any time. You will retain access to any design collections received during your paid enrollment and you will also receive any design collections through to the end of your paid enrollment. You will not receive any future design collections that are released after your annual subscription expires. Partial refunds for annual subscriptions will not be given.

When joining any of our Facebook Groups, the following rules apply:

GOAL: Everyone feels loved, respected, valued, and heard. Everyone is welcome. We solve problems here and form lasting friendships. This is not just another group on Facebook - we are an online quilting circle that operates with love and kindness at all times.

Communicate so that everyone feels welcome, respected, and loved.

There are no stupid questions.

When providing a response, do so with care and kindness because we don't have the benefit of tone and facial expressions when online.

When providing an answer, please don't just say read the instructions or watch the video. Tell people what document and what page or what video to view. If it's a quick answer, say "this is the answer and it can be found here." so they're able to read it for themselves and help others in the future.

If you are unable to be kind, please be silent.

Be Kind and Courteous: We're all in this together to create a welcoming environment. Let's treat everyone with respect. Healthy debates are natural, but kindness is required.

Meaning of Life Designs design files are copyright protected: All designs remain the property of Meaning of Life Designs. They may not be copied, sold or reproduced in any way. To participate in this program, you must purchase your own copy of the designs.

Ask billing questions via email: All billing and payment related questions should be sent to [email protected].

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No Promotions or Spam: Give more than you take to this group. Self-promotion, spam and irrelevant links aren't allowed.

Respect Everyone's Privacy: Being part of this group requires mutual trust. Authentic, expressive discussions make groups great, but may also be sensitive and private. What's shared in the group should stay in the group.

** We reserve the right to remove you from any Facebook group we host at any time for any reason, including, but not limited to breaking the above rules. **

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MEL's Practical Joy Installment Plan

MEL's Practical Joy is a 9 month quilting adventure that is filled with joy!

Create a quilt measuring 73" x 89" - perfect for a twin bed - or create each block as an individual wall hanging.

What's included:

  • 9 months of joy-filled quilt blocks featuring machine embroidery applique and quilting in the hoop.
  • Detailed written instructions and getting started videos
  • Multi-formatted designs
  • Immediate & 24/7 digital access
  • Lifetime access
  • An invitation to Shannon's Practical Joy book launch celebration on April 26, 2023
  • An invitation to Jumpstart into Joy, a live "Practical Joy" training with Shannon on May 8, 2023. {This zoom training will be recorded
  • An invitation to a Joyful Celebration with Shannon on December 20, 2023. {This zoom session will be recorded
  • If you purchase before April 25, 2023, you'll receive each new block as soon as it's released
  • If you purchase after April 25, 2023, you'll receive the first block immediately and subsequent blocks every 30 days.

What People Are Saying:

Your designs are so wonderful, and they're easy to do if you just follow the instructions. It's good that you are an engineer, because then you figure out how it goes together so that other people can do it. And I think that's a talent, a good talent.

Marilyn W

I think Sarah's designs are just fun and amazing. When I get everything stitched out, it's like I'm holding it up and I go, wow, did I really do that?

Carol C

I love your patterns. I'm doing the Sunshine Cove and the Petal Power Flower Garden. It's the first thing I've ever done, and I've learned so much. And so thank you because I do love your work.

June D