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    Wool Applique Stitching

    That is what i have been doing! Trying to finish it up for release this week. It has been fun working with wool felt- it has been awhile. +  I had big triangles in the corners that were screaming for something to be added. The flowers are a bit 'folksy-ish' and who doesn't put a basket in there to hold…

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    Row #10 with Cindy

    Today Cindy is up with Row #10 of the Patchwork Round Robin– Summer Picnic theme. Cindy has come up with a wonderful flag block to go along with the summer theme….. A bit about Cindy– Have been married 41 years,have 3 grown daughters,6 granddaughters.Have been quilting for over 55years and teaching both quilting & sewing classes for over 35 years all…

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    Applique Before or During Quilting?

    Just thought that I'd answer a great applique question that Barbara asked the other day. I am practicing the applique technique by making placemats; I have my background fabric and my lining fabric (that will wrap the background fabric to bind the edges) and my padding cut and ready to go. I will be using a quilting stitch through all…

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    Patchwork Round Robin Row #9 with Barbara

    Row #9 is here! And it is a cutie!! Barbara from Stone Cottage Quilts has designed the row– Ant Picnic.  Totally cute and wonderful, I tell you!! Here is a bit about Barbara: Stone Cottage Designs began in 1999, though I began designing quilts at least 20 years before that. I began quilting just this side of the last ice…

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    Sew Alongs

    There is a wonderful thing about Sew Alongs— you get to meet someone new, free patterns and share it with others!  I love to participate and host sew alongs.  You are welcome to join me with the current ones–or feel free to sew along with the past too.  2013~   and  Interviews Quilt Along List for 2013 Round Robin -Winter…