Category: Tips

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Jacob’s Ladder

I felt inspired to write this blog post today because another blogger, artiste, writer, designer, quilter and general all-around good person, Pat Sloan, shared her tutorial on this pattern.  I am no where near...

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Embroidery Sewing Machine

I have owned only three sewing machines in my lifetime.  My first was a Kenmore, which is still going strong and is sitting on Sue’s work table.  When we started to get serious about...

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Fons & Porter Design Wall

A good friend of ours gave us the Fons & Porter Design Wall <link found here>.  I had been meaning to hang it up for probably over a year, but just never made time...

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A Quilt Is Nice – Cobblestone Quilt

I know I’ve mentioned already (ad nauseum) that I follow other blogs about a variety of subjects, but especially quilting.  I recently opened an email from Nettie at A Quilt is Nice.  She shared...

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Quilter’s Ranch, Tempe, AZ

An unexpected gem in our quilt shop visits, the Quilter’s Ranch shop in Tempe, Arizona (www.quiltersranch.com) surprised us.  It was very easy to find thanks again to Google Maps.  HA!  We found several things to...

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Old Iron Uses

HA – you probably thought I would take one day off of blogging?!  Nope!  I had to laugh when I found this image of an old iron.  My mom had a very similar iron...

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Beginner Quilter Tips

I had a retired coworker stop by to ask me some quilting questions.  She is working on her first quilt – a queen-size (!!) quilt for her daughter.  She showed me a picture, and...