September, 2013

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Phoomph_Applique_Pillow

This eye-catching pillow is made using Coats phoomph for fabric, for a fast and easy appliqué.  Isn’t it amazing how one pillow can make such a statement? If you are familiar with quilt patterns you might recognize the traditional oak leaf design used on this pillow.   By using bold black and white fabrics, the pillow … Continue readings

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P1150202

I am excited to share a fun project that I made recently.  I call this type of sewing a V.S.P. (Very Special Project).  A baby quilt!  A gift for our friends Brad and Brandy, who are expecting their first baby. The hardest part of this project was picking out the fabric!  I walked the aisles … Continue readings

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P1140839

It is important to cut fabrics square and straight.  You can mark cuts using long rulers and t-squares but often the fabric is slippery, and no matter how hard you try it moves every time you make a mark. There is another way!  Pulling threads to mark a cut-line is a timeless sewing technique that … Continue readings