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Making Wrapped Cording Baskets…Free Tutorial

I really should stay off YouTube.  But I just couldn’t help myself when I saw the video tutorial for making these adorable baskets.  Just had to do it.  The Crafty Gemini .. otherwise known as Vanessa Vargas Wilson… has a … Continue reading

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Disappearing Nine Patch Update

It’s coming along… I need to take another photo.  I have added wide sashing around the quilt top and may add one more.  Then it’s ready to see if I REALLY want to try to quilt it on my sewing … Continue reading

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Disappearing Nine Patch Quilt

It must have been a year ago that I ordered 10″ Layer Cake packs from Craftsy and then sat and looked at them for a long… long… time trying to decide what I wanted to do with them.  So I … Continue reading

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Catching up… The Blue Quilt

It has been so long since I’ve blogged consistently that I find many things I’ve started blogging about and then never followed up… One of those things is my Big Blue Quilt.  I finished the quilt top and then it … Continue reading

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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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Love and Money Lap Looms…

I ordered these looms last spring and used them a bit since then.  They are lovely to keep your hands busy in the evening watching television… or any other time you have a few minutes.  Last night I decided to … Continue reading

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Rigid Heddle Weaving… How to video for waffle weave

I enjoy my rigid heddle loom.  I must say that the first time I used yarn that I had spun and found that weaving with it produced wonderful fabric… I was hooked.  When I saw this video, I knew I … 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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Arm Knitting.. Free Tutorial at SimplyMaggie.com

Who would have thought of using your arms for knitting needles?  I just watched this video.  What a cool idea.  My first thought was teenagers making their own, but I really like this myself.. 🙂 Have a look at SimplyMaggie.com … Continue reading

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