Category Archives: Tutorials

Make Your Own Yarn Swift…

Back in the previous incarnation of Fabric Follies Two … called Fabric Follies .. I posted a link to Crafty Diversions .  At the time I was just learning to spin and was so fascinated with her free tutorial for making … Continue reading

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Basic Sandwich Quilt Tutorial… Part 3

Hi.. I’m back for Part 3 of our tutorial for quilt making. Our quilt is now tied and is beginning to really look like a quilt.  It’s time now for the binding of the edges.  First, the edges must be … Continue reading

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Basic Sandwich Quilt Tutorial… Part 2

Now that I have my fabric picked out, the next step for some quilters is to wash the fabric.  Usually I don’t do this because I like the sizing that is in the new fabric to hold it a little … Continue reading

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ROC Day … and The Basic Sandwich Quilt … Tutorial Part 1

Lest I forget… ROC Day or St. Distaff’s Day is on Saturday, January 7 this year.   My friend Pat from Confessions of a Fiber Enthusiast  and I will be spinning away at her house .. perhaps dyeing a little wool … Continue reading

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My New Audio Book CD Holder… free almost tute… ;o)

I decided that my quilted booklet would work… but not for what I really wanted.  So I totally revamped my idea. Rummaged around my guest/craft/storage/junk room and came up with a smallish scrap piece of mat board that was left … Continue reading

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Tea Wallet .. Free Pattern at Is It Nap Time Yet?

I have lost my tea wallet!!!   spfttt**##@fftt  smahsh splatt bang  shhhplt!!! Yes, I’m having a tantrum..;o( I really DO NOT like the coffee at our Golden Corral so I always take my tea wallet with me and just get … Continue reading

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Arbee Designs… Free Quilting Patterns and Tutorial

I have so many sites in my favorites that our computer guy makes fun every time he has to do anything to our computers!  This morning I was going thru some of them and found just one of the sites … Continue reading

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Make Your Own Olive Oil Lamp… Free Tutorial

No.. it’s not a fabric lamp…lol   And I know this is a fabric/yarn/craft blog.  But… The temperatures are beginning to drop here in North Texas.  Real winter is popping up a little more frequently.  We’ve been having electricity flickers and … Continue reading

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One Million Hits.. How Can I Ever Thank You? !

  A SALUTE TO YOU! Sometime this evening or late tonight, this blog will have its ONE MILLIONth hit.  I have to say that I am overwhelmed with gratitude for all of you who have visited over the nearly 5 … Continue reading

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Creative Little Daisy … Boot Socks Tute

Winter is fast approaching here in North Texas.  It’s not really cold enough for a “coat”, but there have been days when a nice, warm sweater fit the bill.  Along with all this cooler weather comes lots of outdoor walking … Continue reading

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