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Free and Easy Craft Project to Create This Spring:

Fly Your Own Flag this Spring By Jamie Fingal I am excited to tell all of you that I am a new fabric designer and my very first line is titled Home is Where Your Story Begins ,by Hoffman California Fabrics.  So … Continue reading

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Quilting: Conquering Quilt Doubts and Inner Critics

Conquering Quilt Doubts and Inner Critics By Kathy Mathews Recently my quilt guild had the opportunity to apply to have quilts with a pre-chosen topic be shown at a Major Quilt Show. It was pretty exciting and I submitted mine … Continue reading

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Quilting: What Is The Most Important Part of A Quilt

What’s the most important part of a quilt? By Kathleen Mathews   I have a quilt in my head nearly all the time. I might be thinking about one I’ve made, am making or want to make. Those frisky quilts … Continue reading

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Free Project: Make a Messenger Bag & iPad Case

Messenger Bag & iPad Case by Liz Kettle Nothing says back to school like a brand new book bag! Times have changed though, and in addition to the traditional bag, we need an iPad or Tablet case too. These simple … Continue reading

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How to make a scarf: Chenille Style!

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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