Tag Archives: Textile

Jeans pocket purse, baby quilt, and garland

I have gotten a little quilting and sewing done with all my running around.  I had an order for a pink and grey baby quilt, so I have spent quite a bit of time on that.  The bigger quilts take … Continue reading

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Quilting news from Country By Design

I’ve been gone about as much as I’ve been home recently, but I have been working on a couple of projects. This is the duffel bag that I made from the pattern and fabric that I picked up while I … Continue reading

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Source for homespun fabrics

Once upon a time, I used homespun fabrics and natural muslin for a lot of my place mats and table runners.  Don’t know where I got off track!  Anyway, I was cleaning out a drawer in my desk and came … Continue reading

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Country By Design quilting

Here’s the rag quilted baby blanket that I made for my great-grandson.  His birthday is Thursday.  It is made entirely of fabrics that I had in my stash, so some are repeated and some are used only once.  I tried … Continue reading

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How-to: Rag quilting a table runner

I got the cart a bit a head of the horse.  This should have been the first picture and the first post in my how-to series on rag quilting.  But I was taking pictures of this runner as I made … Continue reading

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How-to: Rag quilting – Choosing fabric and getting started

Even though most of this information is already available on the web, there are a few things that I have learned by trial and error that make the rag quilting process easier.  If you can cut a straight line and … Continue reading

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