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National Craft Month Dedication – Julie

“I just saw your National Craft Month giveaway post on facebook. What fun! I’m attaching photos of a quilt I made that I’m most proud of. A couple years ago our son’s best friends’ wife, Kyla, was diagnosed with breast … Continue reading

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The Paper-Pieced Home Blog Hop – Review

Work your way into the paper-piecing whimsy of a totally handmade home in the most enjoyable way possible. I’m talking about The Paper-Pieced Home by Penny Lyman. This book is written from one sewist to another. It’s easy to read, … Continue reading

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Tip Tuesday – Quilt Safety Tips

Between the sewing needles and the rotary cutter, the sewing room can be a dangerous room. Not only do we want to protect our fingers, but we also want to protect our quilting tools and fabrics. This week we have … Continue reading

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National Craft Month Dedication – Carol

My Daddy’s Ties “My Father was always dressed in a suit and tie for social occasions. When he passed in 2013, I wanted to create a memory quilt for each of his five children. I returned home with a bag … Continue reading

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National Craft Month Dedication – Linda

“I am most proud of this quilt top that I’ve just finished in my favorite colors of red, white and black. A few weeks ago I was checking out my favorite quilting sites and I found a Fons & Porter … Continue reading

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BLOCK Friday: Snowball quilt block

I’m sure you’re as pleased about the “heat wave” (50 degrees qualifies as a heat wave in March) we’re getting this week, melting the snow away, but I’m bringing you back to the winter season with this week’s quilt block, … Continue reading

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National Craft Month Dedication – Lisa & Michelle

“Lisa and I have been friends since college. She lives in Maine, where we went to school, and I now live in South Florida. She just took her son off to college for his freshman year this past fall. I … Continue reading

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Learn Beginning Quilting Techniques for Free!

Have you ever gotten your pattern picked out, your fabric purchased, then looked down at your quilt table and thought, “I don’t have a clue where to start.”? If so, you’re not alone! With so many measurements to do, templates to … Continue reading

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National Craft Month Dedication – Elaine

“I am proud to submit my version of a starburst quilt, made by me for the family of a U.S. soldier lost in Baghdad, Iraq, on June 6, 2007.  In this rendition of the starburst, the large center star represents … Continue reading

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Tip Tuesday – Using Colors in Quilting

Using colors in quilting is about more than just picking the right fabrics. We know a lot about the color and some of us have even come to know the color wheel as well as the back of our hand. … Continue reading

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