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Keeping the kids busy when you are busy sewing
29
May

How to sew with small children around

You know what it's like, the minute you sit down and do something for yourself, the kids are all of a sudden interested in whatever you are doing.…

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EPP04
08
May

How to English paper piece

Hand piecing is definitely a commitment, but a perfect portable and/or couch project. I love to sew when I am catching up on my stories on…

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scarf02
17
Apr

DIY scarf with pom-poms

The weather here has been crazy lately. We are halfway through Autumn and it is still so warm! There hasn't even been a frost yet! It's a…

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Egg cup pincushion tutorial
27
Mar

Egg cup pincushion tutorial

This weekend we are celebrating Easter. And for us, that means a whole lot of chocolate and hot cross buns, which equals a butt-load of sugar overload! In…

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No waste flying geese tutorial
05
Mar

No waste flying geese tutorial

  These are so cute, dontcha think? I've been playing with lots of flying geese this week in Project 48. I'm calling it, they are my favourite…

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Sewing a perfect 1/4" seam
23
Jan

How to sew a perfect 1/4″ seam

Sewing an accurate seam allowance is the number one thing I believe quilters need to get right. It’s not about being picky and perfect points. You…

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Handbinding06
28
Oct

Fast and easy hand binding tutorial

I absolutely love this way of finishing off the binding on a quilt. It gives it a lovely texture and as an added bonus, it is…

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Wavy border tutorial
15
Jun

Wavy quilt border tutorial

I wanted to share with you how I make wavy borders. It's a great technique, perfect for a modern quilt and I love how it gives you…

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