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Stitch Along March rules part 1

Posted by Ruth on 27 February 2015 | 0 Comments

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Wow where did the last two months go? Two challenges down and I'm ready to begin a new one. Are you ready to join me? Let's have some stitching fun times. Before we get started, check back to the last two galleries January Gallery and February Gallery to see our results.

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Attic Window - exercise one

Posted by Daphne Greig on 26 February 2015 | 0 Comments

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fabric for attic window quilt (africian fabric)Here is one of the exercise you will do in Attic Windows - Lesson One. You will determine the best window size for YOUR fabric:

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One Great Feature in CorelDraw

Posted by Lily Kerns on 24 February 2015 | 0 Comments

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Nobody likes a "know it all". I might come across that way occasionally, but believe me, I'm not.
When I was a kid, this little rhyme was making the rounds:

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Pineapples Plus - foundation piecing

Posted by Jane Hall on 23 February 2015 | 0 Comments

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Log Cabin patterns are among the most popular in the quilting world and deservedly so. They are simple to construct, have strong graphics and lend themselves to many different design arrangements. The Pineapple is merely a Log Cabin gone a bit berserk. This makes up the Pineapples Plus class.

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Easter Treats

Posted by Ruth on 23 February 2015 | 0 Comments

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Easter is coming soon so I decided to get my display ready early. My Easter Treats table runner makes the perfect table setting. All I need is a decorative bowl for those Easter Eggs! A quick and easy Easter idea.

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My February Stitch Along week 4

Posted by Ruth on 22 February 2015 | 0 Comments

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Welcome back to the last week of February Stitch Along, that certainly went quickly and I had a lot of fun with this. Today was no exception as I finished off my coaster set. At first I wasn't sure about cutting up my stitching but once I got underway, I wished I had more to cut up!

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Five Basic Characteristics in a Hawaiian Quilt

Posted by Nancy Chong on 22 February 2015 | 0 Comments

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There are five basic characteristics that make a quilt a traditional "Hawaiian" quilt. They are:

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Mixing Up Media

Posted by Deborah Babin on 21 February 2015 | 0 Comments

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orchidOpportunities are brief moments in time; timing is everything… I say that a lot. We have many opportunities that come our way; often times we are distracted; or, maybe we aren’t ready. When it is the right time, we are receptive, we are ready, that is when the chances for growth are optimal; which, in turn set up for opportunities.

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Bargello Piecing Tip

Posted by Ruth on 20 February 2015 | 3 Comments

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A lot of thought goes into designing a Bargello quilt. It is not just a matter of drawing a few lines or curves. As you design you will discover how one little change to your design can create a whole new look. One attribute that will make a big difference is whether you use staggered seams or matching seams. Let's take a closer look at these two options.

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Stitch along February rules part 4

Posted by Ruth on 19 February 2015 | 0 Comments

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This is the last week for our February stitch along, if you didn't join in, then you missed out on a lot of stitching fun. Maybe next month?

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