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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 ...

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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 ...

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Log-Cabin Paper Foundation Now Available on ETSY

I have had some much positive feedback on the yellow and white log cabin quilt that I posted about a couple of weeks ago that I decided to make a almost identical 7-inch paper foundation template available through my ETSY shop as a digital download! The template measures exactly 7-inches, plus ...

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A Little Cross-Stitch Project

Took some time to finish a little cross stitch project that needed to be moved out of the UFO pile. The pattern is called "Holly" by Notforgotten Farm. I used a 36count Straw linen from Weeks Dye Works. It was such a nice and calm day in my studio. I am trying to not feel guilty about the days when ...