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Monkey fabric

Isn’t this the cutest monkey fabric you’ve ever seen? This would be the cutest border around a monkey quilt! Fabric is Bethany Berndt Shackelford for Quilting Treasures Advertisements

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The other class I took at our recent quilt retreat was a Feathers Free Motion Quilting class taught by Ms. Feathers herself, Sharon Schamber. She was a very good teacher and the easy instruction made me feel like I could … Continue reading

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Uncommon Divas

Our local guild, Uncommon Threads retreat was this week-end so the next few posts will be about the retreat. First of all, the Challenge block. If you saw my post about the challenge fabric, we were to make a 12″ … Continue reading

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President’s Block

Every year the outgoing President of our local quilt guild receives a block of her choice from each guild member.  With these signed blocks she puts together a quilt to remember her time as our leader.This year our outgoing president … Continue reading

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Neat Pin Cushion/Thread Catcher

I made this little project for a gift exchange for our guild. It sewed together quickly and easily. It’s by Elizabeth Hartman for Sew, Mama, Sew. I found the pattern and tutorial here. I used uncooked rice and a couple … Continue reading

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You won’t believe this!

Or maybe you will. Maybe I’m the only one who didn’t know I could have a sewing machine that was smarter than me.  (okay, maybe it’s not that hard) But the point is,  check this out. Have you ever seen … Continue reading

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New York Beauty Progress

I’m learning to use my new brother machine (see last blog below) by working on the New York Beauty quilt. Here’s my progress. The machine is a dream!! It threads the needle AND cuts the threads when I’m through.  So … Continue reading

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