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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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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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Create a Personalized Yoga Mat Carrier

LesiBy Leslie Jenison An easy craft project to use up your fabric leftovers! For a long time I have been in the habit of saving my quilted “trimmings” – those hunks that are cut off a quilt construction for one … Continue reading

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By Terry White A Little Story When I was little Girl Scout (growing up in California), our troop went to a Mexican street fair. I bought a blue flocked plaster cat bank. My name was applied with glitter on the … Continue reading

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