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Postage Stamp Quilt – 2012 Charm Swap Kick Off

Behold the Postage Stamp Quilt. Simple squares. Not difficult to stitch. No rules to follow. Perhaps the ultimate scrappy quilt. I freely confess that I am an addict. I love cutting tiny squares. I started doing it when I was … Continue reading

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Revolutionary in So Many Ways

Last year on the Fourth of July, I shared with you all the interesting things I learned about Betsy Ross. She was so much more than the folk hero who stitched our first flag. An accomplished businesswoman, shop owner, upholsterer, … Continue reading

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A Very Cozy Quilt Gets Finished

About four years ago, someone gave me a panel of flannel featuring a camping scene by Holly Hunter. I immediately gathered more flannels and cut bricks to make myself a nice little quilt. A simple quilt, nothing fancy, so it … Continue reading

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Valentine Colors: Red and Pink Fabric Dyes

It is nearly impossible to think of Valentine’s Day without thinking of red or pink roses and hearts. Red is a popular color for fabric too. Truly brilliant red colors were seen in antique linens and wools. Egyptian tombs held … Continue reading

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Quilt Batting Basics – Baffling No More?

Looking for the CQ Batting Selection Chart? Click here. In the Northern Hemisphere, the hot summer is ending. If you are like me, you have spent the summer piecing quilt tops for beds and wall hangings, and have a lovely … Continue reading

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Gathering Dust

I have never shared with you the status of all, ok—some, of my UFO’s, WIP’s, and other assorted projects. Well, here goes! Blue Batik Quilt – sandwiched, in need of quilting Maple Leaf Quilt – needs border Pieced Peace Quilt … Continue reading

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