Category Archives: Sewing

Over-the-arm-of-the-chair Sewing Organizer

No, I haven’t given up on the table runner.. 🙂 .. still doing some hand quilting on it.   But…  this is a gift that I was going to send for Christmas that just didn’t make the cut of things … Continue reading

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Quilting a Table Runner.. I think…

There were some fabric squares and jelly rolls on sale… over Christmas… need I go on.. 🙂  I have enough of them to make a king size quilt, but I’m not sure that is what I want to do.  So.. … Continue reading

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Sewing Organizer… Free You Tube tutorial

I’ve been on a sewing kick recently and have been trying a few different kinds of sewing organizers.  This one is very nice for keeping everything contained in a small area.  It’s sewn with many pockets and then 1/2 is … Continue reading

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Quilt Throw

I wanted to try one of the Jelly Roll Quilts… so I did.  But, alas, I did not have a tenth enough jelly roll to do anything so I decided to use the matching fabric that I bought at the … Continue reading

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DFW Yarn Crawl, y’all… It’s Almost Here!

This will be the 3rd year for the DFW Yarn Crawl, y’all.  Interest and participation is growing each year and this year presents as a great opportunity to get out and find new yarn and fiber merchants and meet and … Continue reading

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Free Chamois Thimble Tutorial

I truly enjoy sharing things that I have learned over the years, but due to large companies filching some of my patterns recently I must say here… You may use this pattern free of charge as many times as you … Continue reading

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Finally.. My Body Double (I hope) !

A few days ago I finally got up the courage to measure myself and see if I could find a sewing mannikin that I could adjust to my size.  I hope I found it because I ordered it!  I’ve been … Continue reading

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Big Blue Quilt…

The Big Blue Quilt is coming along.  It was not planned, but seems that by placing the dark strip in the middle as I made the Rail Fence Blocks the light zig zag looks like a raised road!  Another of … Continue reading

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Make Your Own Thimble… again and Split Rail Quilt Wins

I’m in the process of making the quilt for our bed… but in the evening I’m doing a little hand quilting on a small one that I started ages back.  Hand quilting without a thimble is a bit disconcerting to … Continue reading

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Free Quilt Patterns

I’ve decided to finally make that quilt for our king size bed.  It has only taken me about  8 or 9 years to really decide to do something about it.  In the process of making this decision I looked all … Continue reading

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