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The Man Quilt

Last week I completed a commission that have taken me much longer than I thought it would.  The quilt is for a rather stylish male ...

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Do you hoard your favorite fabrics?

At spring Quilt Market this year, fabulous Michael Miller fabric designer Sarah Jane launched her new line "Magic". It is SOOOOOO ...

Notice the lovely stash of "Magic" by Sarah Jane for Michael Miller Fabrics resting on my desk?

Happiness and Sewing I

  Usually my mornings start about 4:30 when my cat Buddha decides I have slept long enough and that it is time for some ...

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My Cozy Village Video Tutorial!

Exciting news! There is now a 45-minute video tutorial for the hand-applique version of My Cozy Village on ...

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4-inch Log Cabin Update

I just HAVE to share how this log cabin project is going! I am using the little 4-inch template that I designed and shared with you last week. So far I have put together 43 blocks and the whole thing is (in my not so humble opinion) turning out rather darling. I particularly love how the ...

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Small 4-inch Log Cabin Paper foundations now available on Etsy and Craftsy!

The fascination with Log Cabin blocks is still strong, and I have developed a second template! This one is for small 4-inch blocks with narrow bars measuring just over 1/4". They are surprisingly easy to sew up and I am rather addicted myself. For this sample quilt that you are seeing in ...

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How much should you quilt your quilt top?

You may not actually have a problem with the utility quilt at all...it is most likely just some hang-up I got into my head. But I will tell you about it anyway...so maybe you don't run into the same issue. When I first started quilting, I would just use my walking foot to straight line quilt my ...