Tag Archives: Crafts

Valentine’s Day mug rug

Mug rugs are one of my favorite ways to use small scraps of fabric.  Rather than save them for a big project, I like to use them right away.  Here’s the latest one. I want to try this same technique … Continue reading

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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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On “vacation”, sort of

I’ve been in St. Louis all week, staying at my daughter’s house.  She is on vacation, and I am taking care of her “kids”, two cats and three dogs.  They have really been good, and have given me some “time … Continue reading

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Dreaming of quilting

Perhaps I needed a break from my quilting, but now I’m going through withdrawal.  Taking care of a couple of six-year olds is draining my creativity!  I have lost my touch when it comes to channeling their energy in creative … 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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