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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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Table runners, coasters, mug rugs, and wallets

I have worked on and completed a variety of projects this week.  The first thing I finished was this mug rug. Mug rugs are a great way to use up small scraps of fabric.  And you don’t need a pattern!  … Continue reading

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Whole cloth quilted table runner

Whole cloth is a style of quilting that takes a big (whole) piece of fabric and instead of cutting it into pieces, the quilting is stitched on the fabric as one design.  It is most often done by hand with … Continue reading

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Making a rag quilted table runner

I made this table runner in October of 2011, but this picture has suddenly resurfaced and created quite a bit of interest.  It is/was very striking, using fabrics from Moda’s Countdown to Christmas charm packs. There are lots of tutorials … Continue reading

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Shamrock table runner and other adventures

I decided that I wanted to get my hair cut this morning, even though my hubby had taken the truck and left me with my car that wasn’t running the way it should.  The last time I had driven it, … Continue reading

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Courthouse steps table runner

I listed my Courthouse Steps on Etsy today.  You can go to etsy.com if you want to see more pictures.   I really like the movement created by the diagonal strips of the red and blue areas.  I realize that … Continue reading

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How to: Getting started with hand embroidery

I’m thinking about doing some hand embroidery on some of my linen items.  I even found some embroidery thread.  I was going to buy some at Wal-Mart on Saturday, but they didn’t have any.  Guess there aren’t many people doing … Continue reading

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