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Vintage quilt top

I always think, I should have taken a “before” picture. Well, this one is a little bit before. sycode custodia iphone 6 I got this quilt top loaded and wanted to document what I had to work with. The middle of the quilt is tight. It’s all hand pieced. On a scale of 1-10, the piecing is about a 4. The fabrics range from cotton blends, 100% polyester double knit, … Read More

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My last upholstery job. . . I think

My friend Cece redecorated her sewing room and had to get rid of this darling little platform rocking chair. It was her grandmother’s, who was under 5′ tall. custodia libro iphone 7 It is exceptionally comfortable for a short person (like me) because my feet touch the ground without strain! You can see the chair has a fancy side/upper back and a pleated skirt and buttons on the back. custodia … Read More

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Curved piecing, memory quilt, & rescuing an antique quilt top

I was fortunate to be able to take a class on gentle curved piecing with Karla Alexander a couple weeks ago. custodia 360 iphone 6 plus She has a great method using a “stack the deck” technique. custodia iphone 6 nba She offered a wealth of information and tips for success. Check out her website for great books and tools http://www.saginawstreetquilts.com/ Here is a close up of the crow I … Read More

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Professional cutting mat

  I decided to treat myself to a new cutting mat. I stumbled upon a website: http://www.cutting-mats.net/ I checked out all the various cutting mats and discovered that what I had been using was considered a “hobby” mat. custodia iphone 6 plus originale apple Well, I’m here to tell you that what I do is no hobby. It’s a full time profession, so I thought I’d step up and get … Read More

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Free wrapping paper!

See what it says on the Warm ‘n’ Natural label? Please Recycle! OK, OK. I get this stuff by the roll, custodia memoria iphone 6 and the paper is so nice and clean and craftsy on the back side, I just love to use it for gift wrap.And since thread is cheaper (and cuter) than tape, custodia iphone 6s radiazioni I sew the packages shut.Some of them got adorned with … Read More

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Cooking while quilting

Lately we’ve been making a lot of our meals in the crock pot. This one is the little one called “Crockette.” We’ve put a small pot roast in it with an onion, some carrots, a bay leaf or two and cabbage if we have it. We fill it up to the top, put the lid on and walk away. It does a nice job in about 8 hours, but sometimes … Read More

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Everybody’s getting a Christmas quilt!

    Yup! Everybody’s getting a Christmas quilt. custodia iphone 8 360 It’s the size of a post card. custodia iphone 6 acqua e glitter It IS a post card! But it’s still a quilt, and has all the layers. Plus more. Here’s how I’ve done them: The first cards I made, I had everything cut to size: 4″ x 6″ and then I layered them up. After a while, … Read More

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Two baby quilts and a receiving blanket

Today was baby quilt day! Next Sunday our Church is having a baby shower for Pro-Life. custodia in silicone iphone 6s plus I got my “baby” bin off the shelf and found these panels (on the left and right) so I thought I might as well practice my quilting. custodia per auricolari iphone The one on the left is custom quilted, the one on the right is pantograph quilted. The … Read More

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Mystery Quilt revealed!

I had the pleasure of leading a mystery quilt workshop for 22 enthusiastic ladies on July 26.We started the day with a delicious breakfast. The Catholic Daughters served wonderful home made dishes that were positively mouth watering. Here are some of our talented cooks and servers. The food was plentiful, nutritious and delicious. You can see the hall is very long (100′ long to be exact) It’s also very wide … Read More

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Wool blankets=Christmas slippers

What do you do with a wool blanket that has been washed incorrectly, custodia s6 iphone leading to a mis-shapen mess?Put two layers together and quilt through them. Cut out slippers from Martha Stewart pattern http://www.marthastewart.com/864540/stephanies-sewn-felt-slippers Hers were made from a single layer of felt. custodia iphone x completa WAAAAY too whimpy! I sewed a star on the top for cuteness, custodia iphone 6 mobilyos and two leather dots on … Read More

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