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Rag Quilted Mug Rugs and Coasters

If you have a sewing machine that does embroidery or if you have some small embroidery designs that you would like to do by hand, here  are instructions for turning your design into a rag quilted mug rug or coaster.  You … Continue reading

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Free quilting patterns

I love quilting pattern even if they aren’t free, so finding free ones is a bonus.  Sometimes an idea is a complication design will inspire me to try something much simpler.  I’ve always liked flying geese, perhaps because I find … Continue reading

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Binding your quilt by machine

I prefer to hand bind most of my quilts, but occasionally I will bind one by machine.  I haven’t watched this webinar, but it looks like it would cover all the bases if you are new to machine binding.  I’m … Continue reading

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Making a twin size quilt

Some time ago my oldest grandson had ask me to make him a quilt.  I had made him a baby quilt before he was born, but that was ten years ago.  Now he wanted one big enough for a twin … Continue reading

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Batik table runner

I have always loved batik fabrics, but couldn’t figure out how to use them.  Then I saw directions for making a quilt using a design called “Yellow Brick Road”.  The basic idea is to decide how big you want your … Continue reading

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Scrappy pencil case

I made a pencil-case with the same fabrics I used in the clutch.  I saw directions for making a flat pencil-case online some time ago, and once I figured out the basics of attaching the zipper to the two front edges of … Continue reading

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Brown Sugar Zucchini Bread

A lot of water has gone under the bridge since my last post here, and I may, at some point, try to fill in the blanks, but for right now, I’m going to pick up fresh and start over! Brown … Continue reading

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