The Final Snow Globe

The December Snow Globe is done and it is the last one in a series of 12 that I designed.  There is a free Pattern available here.  I have enjoyed making the blocks each month. I know some people are making them in to a quilt and others and making them in to individual quilts […]

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Snow Globes

I love snow globes, I collect them.  Some I display at Christmas, others I display all year. This year I designed a snow globe block of the month.  Each month I share a quilt pattern on the website.  The patterns are fee for 30 days. After the 30 day you can buy a block kit. […]

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WINNER WINNER

  We have a winner from my notions giveaway. Susan H was the lucky winner. Local quilt designer Kate Colleran picked the winner.  Thank you to everyone who responded with their favorite notion. Susan favorite notion is the Creative Grid Rulers, and her favorite is the Cats Cradle Ruler.  With this ruler you can make the cats […]

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Favorite Notions Part II

Everyone has there favorite notion I was recently at at quilting retreat with 20 other quilters I and asked them what is your favorite notion.  This is second blog post.          Click here if you would like to read the first article. Debbie Outlaw, Moda Fabrics, must have Auriful thread, Block Lock […]

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Favorite Notions

Do you have a favorite notion?  One that you use all the time? One You don’t leave home without?  Weather you are going to a class or a quilting retreat, it is a must have in you bag of stuff. Last week I was a quilting retreat with 20 other quilters and I asked them […]

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Row by Row

Today is the first day of “Row by Row”.  What is Row by Row? Since 2011, thousands of custom quilts created ‘row by row‘ by avid quilters who love travel and the thrill of collecting.  This years theme is “Sew Musical.”  Quilt shops from around the world have designed their own row.  People can go […]

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Time to Organize the Fabric Stash

Are you overwhelmed by your fabric stash?  Can you walk into your sewing room and start sewing right now without making room to sew. Lets get organized together. Let me start by saying I am not a professional organizer by any means.  I would describe myself as messy person who is used to working in […]

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How to prepare your Appliques

There are many ways of preparing your fabric to hand applique. I am going to show you  my favorite method. I will be talking about the products and tools I use. I like to have my edges turned under so there is no raw edge. You can use this method of machine or hand applique. […]

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