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Two Tip Tuesday – Works in Progress

I can’t even begin to count how many projects that I have in progress, in process, in bags, in my sketchbook, in my head. The mind is swimming! The start of a new year brings many quilters trying to sort … Continue reading

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Two Tip Tuesday – Quilt Shows and a Getaway Fast Approaching

Have you noticed the uptick of emails about Quilt Shows? I sure have!! Exciting times to start planning for shows for 2023. As I have mentioned, I’ll be vending and teaching in at several shows in the first half of … Continue reading

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Two Tip Tuesday – Felt Flower for Clips

As promised last week, I have taken photos of the steps for making these cut felt flowers for holding clips. I love using clips when I do my bindings. Much easier to use than pins. I don’t get stuck! I … Continue reading

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Two Tip Tuesday – Notions

I’ve been playing with ideas to hold my Wonder Clips. I found these cut flowers made out of felt. The petals will be what the clips “hold” onto. The video I watched used hot glue….ouch! I wasn’t about to burn … Continue reading

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Two Tip Tuesday – Welcome 2023

The years keep moving along. How is it already 2023? Time you say, yes! I welcome a new year for new projects, finishing some old projects and discovering some new quilt designs. Plus revisiting some designs I worked on last … Continue reading

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Two Tip Tuesday – Christmas Break and Stitching

A heck of a mess out there in many parts of the USA. I hope you are warm and well wherever you may be! In sunny Florida, it is sunny but not so warm. I’m not looking forward to uncertainty … Continue reading

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Two Tip Tuesday- Challenge and Cuddle

The challenge reveal at Thimble Pleasures was fun! And who didn’t take photos…oops! So, I’ll put the before sewn photo of my challenge piece below. The center FQ was the challenge piece. One of our members, Mary Thurlow, did a … Continue reading

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Two Tip Tuesday – Basting Layers, Threads, Needles

The quilt back I showed you last week is layered with the top and in the final stages of quilting. To keep all my layers together I basted it on my longarm! A giant, long stitch meander works well. I … Continue reading

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Two Tip Tuesday – Quilt Backings

I’m in the process of finishing up a quilt and needed a backing. The fabric I want to use is not quite wide enough. I remember discussions on making one width of fabric wider by adding a diagonal seam. As … Continue reading

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Two Tip Tuesday – on Wednesday – “Just One Stitch”

I have been working on more samples of Sashiko stitching in the Boro style, adding fabrics to a background. I will be giving a lecture on this and other “one stitch” techniques at the Original Quilting and Sewing Expo in … Continue reading

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