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Art Quilts with Bias Tape

I thought I’d share my process of using bias tape with you today. It really is fun to play with. First, I quilt my foundation. I like using parallel lines about a quarter to a half inch apart. I’ve been … Continue reading

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A Finish on a Monday!

Put a fork in it! This little mini was just the ticket for a little weekend sewing. The photo above shows the most accurate colors. The next photos are after washing. I used a half layer of Mountain Mist BlueRibbon … Continue reading

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Slow Stitching Sunday

I needed a break from show prep and pulled out this sweet little kit given to me by a friend. But I’m not always good at following directions…… I do love the fabrics in this kit. I added a couple … Continue reading

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This and That

Daughter #3 gave me this beautiful cactus for Mother’s Day last year. I can’t believe how much it has grown! This year, Daughter #1 gave me this one. It doesn’t have any pokeys! Her dog, Lola, is Winslow’s sister. All … Continue reading

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Finish It Up Friday ~ Tangled

This quilt is why I wanted to work with bias tape. I had an idea in my head and needed to come up with a way to create it. I applied this all by hand and it took forever. Seriously, … Continue reading

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A Tip for Cleaning Your Design Wall

I know I just showed you my recovered design wall. Just before I found the new covering for it, I came across this gadget for cleaning it. This is what the other side looks like. This is the easiest thing … Continue reading

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Along with rearranging the sewing room, comes dealing with scraps. These buckets are too full. I’m trying to discipline myself to chop them up. My 2 1/2” square bucket was nearly empty, so I’m mostly cutting for that. I’m cutting … Continue reading

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Sewing Room Rearranging

I set up this sewing space nearly nine years ago. It has undergone minor changes since then, but I decided it needed a major overhaul after returning from Arizona. I think it is a great boost for your creativity. You … Continue reading

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Not Everything Turns Out…

I think it’s a bit unfair to only show your best work, or even your okay work. Sometimes you need to share the good, the bad, AND the ugly. So here are a few rejects from the last few weeks … Continue reading

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Slow Stitching Sunday

Happy Mother’s Day! After church, Mr. Wonderful and I are going to a Harley Swap Meet and show. Later this afternoon, Daughter #1 and her family will be over. I got some slow stitching in yesterday while hubby and I … Continue reading

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