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  • Time Saving Tool…especially with chain piecing HST

    I can’t believe I didn’t use one of these Thread Cutters sooner! This tool saves so much time and effort when cutting apart chain piecing in quilting.

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  • Well, That Looks Like Halloween

    It might feel like we had the world’s briefest summer and Halloween weather is in the air, but it’s not really time for Halloween. My newest quilt finish however is ready for it! (Disclaimer: I am not wishing the summer away, I need that sunshine!) This Alexander Henry Ghastly quilt was started last fall. It…

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  • Now I Feel Ready for Summer

    I am so in love with my Swatch Quilt made for the Ruby Star Society Spring Sew Along. I went with the warp and weft line as was advertised because I just loved the look of these fabrics in this pattern! I went back and forth between purchasing a kit or going rouge and I…

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  • Paved Stitches 2023 Pattern Release

    If any of you have been keeping up with me from the beginning, you may remember a small line of patterns I released years ago. Some of those patterns created my favorite quilts. The patterns were just buried under digital piles of paper, not sold any more and just gathering virtual cobwebs. Well, long story…

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  • Pressing Perfection: 4 Must Have Pressing Tools

    Take your pressing to perfection by learning how a wool mat, quilters clapper, mist bottle and iron can leave you with perfect quilt seams.

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  • A Tangled Web We Weave…all about woven fabric

    Sewing with yarn dyed woven fabric is intimidating and mysterious for so many people, I was included in that category myself! I’m here to tell you today that it doesn’t have to be scary. With the majority of the Ruby Star Society Spring Sewalong choosing to make the swatch quilt in their yarn dyed wovens,…

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  • Classic Checkerboard Patchwork, but Make it Spring

    Doesn’t this quilt just scream spring time is on the way?! It makes me want to go our for a picnic amongst wildflowers in a shady, grassy meadow. When a client’s style and my own mesh together, it makes a wonderful collaboration. I had a gal reach out and want a quilt for her niece.…

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  • Well, Hello There!

    Well, Hello There!

    It’s been a while since I did one of these! People that have followed along my journey in the past decade remember when it was all about the blog post. For a while, the family needed me more than a blog needed me. Then I sort of got out of the habit. At one point…

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