Monthly Archives: March 2012

A long, long hand quilting project

I normally set aside one project to work on Thursday mornings when my sewing circle meets, usually a UFO. Sometimes the project chosen takes only one or two morning sessions to complete. Others take longer. And even others take forever.

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Make your own fabrics

I’ll admit it. I’m a bookaholic. Since I started quilting, I have managed to grow quite an impressive collection of quilting/sewing books. But I seem to have finally reached a point where I am no longer tempted to buy… too many more. 🙂

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Recycle your plastic bottles into…. a broom???

You will recall a while back I shared a nifty idea on how to use the neck of a plastic bottle and its bottle cap to create an airtight bag sealer.

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Celebrate International Quilting Day!

To celebrate International Quilting Day (March 17), we are having a special sale at our online store! Here’s a chance to purchase a pattern you might have missed from our member site! And no waiting for the mail to enjoy your pattern – just download your file, print it out and start sewing tonight!

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A full sewing circle again

Our little group continues to meet every Thursday. Sometimes it has been only two of us, sometimes more. What started out as a group of seven was reduced to four.

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My EQ Boutique Spring Sale!

If you haven’t stopped by lately, make sure to do so soon, for this special 20% off on your purchases from the EQ Boutique. There’s a whole slew of new collections designs perfect for your Spring/Easter projects!

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I’ve been nominated!

I don’t know who, but somebody (whobuddy?) has nominated me for Sew Cal Gal’s 2012 Golden Quilter Awards, for the category of “Best Designer.”

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Rotary Cutting

Although things have been rather hectic around here lately, with little time for sewing, I always manage to squeeze a few minutes in.

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Noah’s Ark

I have a new block collection out at My EQ Boutique! Check it out!

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