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Creating with Havel’s Sewing Pinking Shears

In thinking about a few of my favorite things in the studio, there is one tool that some might considered old fashioned, and wonder what to do with it in making quilts. It is one of my favorite things, because … Continue reading

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Free Quilt Pattern – A Whimsical Pumpkin Centerpiece

Free Quilt Pattern: A Whimsical Pumpkin Centerpiece By Terry White ©2012 This bright modern pumpkin patch centerpiece can stay on your table all season long. It can be also be used as a wall hanging. The design also works well … Continue reading

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Fly a Fall Flag

by Jamie Fingal Learn how to make three flags, using scrap fabrics, fusing, wool blended felt backing and free motion machine quilting. Each flag measures 6″ x 8″ vertical format. I used wool blended felt for the foundation and backing. … Continue reading

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Creating a Chenille Scarf for Fall

Chenille Scarf by Ruth Chandler This technique uses a special rotary cutter that has a guide on the bottom of the blade to prevent all layers of fabric from being cut. There are two ways to accomplish the fraying that … Continue reading

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How to Make a Nine Patch Variation

By Terry White Using the same easy nine-patch block, you can make an entirely different quilt. In this quilt, there are no lattice strips, so the blocks make an allover design. I used blue and yellow. Instead of using just … Continue reading

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