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Block 2: Flower Patch
March 2015.... Waiting for Spring  Are you ready for the next block in this Pieced Strings Series for 2015...!  I had some time to reflect on what designs I'd try; and have had opportunity to made up a few. So there is no w...
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Making quick projects from old fabrics look awesome....
After having some time away from my sewing room, I may finally be ready to revisit these pieced string blocks from 2014, and share some new appliques, along with tips; and perhaps some more variations to this block. My cont...
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A chain-piecing tutorial for odd-numbered block sets.
Is chain-piecing your favorite way to join blocks? For me this is true. CHAIN-PIECING STRIPS PROS It saves time;  and the bobbin thread lasts longer when not having to cut thread at the end of each piece stitched. (And tha...
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"Sometimes life just needs candy!"
The third and final FREE project for 2014 in this PIECED-STRING SERIES, is available now at my website. I am providing a few more details here; to add to the pattern instructions. You can also check out the other two projects...
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Mystery Quilt Revisited
Just over four months ago, my first APPLIQUE MYSTERY QUILT ALONG  was completed. Have you finished yours yet? Or did you miss out; and wish you had joined in.... no problem! You can  purchase the pattern from my  Craftsy  store at the special SALE price of ...
Just over four months ago, my first APPLIQUE MYSTERY QUILT ALONG was completed. Have you finished yours yet? Or did you miss out; and wish you had joined in.... no problem! You can purchase the pattern from my Craftsy store...
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Apples to enjoy all year long...
It's here. Continuing on with my quest… to use more of my stash fabrics, I attempt new ways to create interesting strip-pieced applique. Being passionate about machine fused applique, I continue to incorporate this idea into...
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Change is Good, Right?
I must confess... The anticipated 2015 Applique Mystery Quilt is no where to be found! Last time I checked, it was still nicely stored up in my imagination; and it has not progressed past the initial stage that it was in from last year. ********** CHANGE ...
I must confess... The anticipated 2015 Applique Mystery Quilt is no where to be found! Last time I checked, it was still nicely stored up in my imagination; and it has not progressed past the initial stage that it was in from...
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Go fly a kite.... up to the highest height....  and if you can't; then let's make a kite quilt!! This is my fifth, and final project for this year, in using strings. Actually, you can use narrow strips to make the kite app...
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A great alternative when making practice blocks for quilting.
What do you do with scraps of batting you cut off when trimming a quilt project?       1.) Toss them ALL in the trash.      2.) Save them to use as stuffing in craft projects.      3.) Or sew leftover pieces together to reuse...
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Going extremely scrappy!
Ever heard of CRUMB QUILTS?  These quilts use those smaller fabric scraps and take a very long time to complete. I even added some plain fabric blocks, because I needed a few more scrappy blocks, but could just not get myself...
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Share with others a kindness that uplifts...
The second FREE project in this PIECED-STRING SERIES, is now available at my website. I am not providing a tutorial, as you can follow the instructions in the PDF pattern. Or if you wish, check out the BLUE MOON tutorial from...
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Tulips to cheer up your living space!!
It's here! Going on another quest… to use up more of my stash fabrics, I discovered how much fun it was to make stunning strip-pieced applique.  Being passionate about machine fused applique, I wanted to incorporate this ...
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