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norma smith
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10 minute block
I saw this block on a forum and was intrigued, and yes it does take 10minutes to sew, however the, basting backing and quilting is a whole other matter, especially as I free motion quilt on my trusty old Janome.

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todays sample quilt
This is my version of a sampler quilt, using a different block and quilting each block differently. This was from someof the batik left from my circles quilt and I love the contrast of black with colours. I found a black and purple batik in Florida which I ...

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Morning peeps, not been on for a while, I have been busy making quilt tops ready for my trip to the USA in four weeks so I can buy my backing fabric over there as its much cheaper and more quilting supplies. Here is a little patchwork bag I made with a matc...

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Spring has sprung, and have finisheded my quilt that I have called 'day of horrors'. I started this a while back, I had purchased a batik jelly role whilst in Florida last year and then realised it was only a half jelly roll. I sewed all the strips together...

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not quite quilting but?
I downloaded a pattern from allpeoplequilt.com for a grab bag, which takes 1/2 yard of fabric. Being me, I had to be different and I cut up an old leather jkt and used some silk I had laying around for the lining, very quick and easy to make up, I'm now mak...

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Forgot to say I have been making lots of mug rugs, for the unititiated this is a little quilted mat which is larger than a coaster as you have room for your chosen beverage and also a sweet treat, here is one I have made for my frend Kate who has an incredi...
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