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Rachael Dorr
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February Lesson: Thread & Giveaway Results
Just to recap that the February lesson on Thread is posted here . Congratulations to Lynn from Nebraska Views - I hope she has lots of fun with those variegated threads. Lynn's name was picked out by the ever trusty online random number selector. * I just...
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Memorial Quilt: Fallen Soldier
I have been working on a memorial quilt for the daughter of a Colonel who lost his life while serving in Iraq.  When I received the box of clothes I was more than moved at the items that I had been sent. Included in the box was his favorite shirt (a red, wh...
I have been working on a memorial quilt for the daughter of a Colonel who lost his life while serving in Iraq.  When I received the box of clothes I was more than moved at the items that I had been sent. Included in the bo...
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If you buy one thing this year ...
... it should be a couching foot. Save your pennies or sell an arm or a leg. This thing is so much fun it should be outlawed!! (And yes this is a non smoker, non drinker, passionate free motion quilter talking - so I have a pretty low base to what 'fun' is!...
... it should be a couching foot. Save your pennies or sell an arm or a leg. This thing is so much fun it should be outlawed!! (And yes this is a non smoker, non drinker, passionate free motion quilter talking - so I have a p...
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February Lesson (& Giveaway): Thread
I'll talk a little about thread below - but I also want to state my opinion about making things - it is very important to make something you like in a way that you like to make it. I don't believe that there is a right or wrong way. Personally I feel that i...
I'll talk a little about thread below - but I also want to state my opinion about making things - it is very important to make something you like in a way that you like to make it. I don't believe that there is a right or wro...
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Ever wondered what to do with those clothes from your kids you just can't throw out?
Just to recap these toddler dresses were given to me to make a pillow. I couldn't bear to just cut chunks out of the dresses without using up all the material given to me - so I suggested a quilt as well. I have had this idea...
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Using Rulers in Quilting
I understand that you can now use rulers with other machines - not just longarms. I believe Janome now has a ruler foot as well as rumors that Bernina will have a ruler foot soon? I need help with ruler work - so I tracked down an Handiquilter ruler expert....
I understand that you can now use rulers with other machines - not just longarms. I believe Janome now has a ruler foot as well as rumors that Bernina will have a ruler foot soon? I need help with ruler work - so I tracked do...
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Rachael has moved
Hello to everyone. Thank you so much for following Rachael Rabbit for so many years. I want to let you know that I have moved this blog and will now be posting at http://rachaeldorr.blogspot.com/ . Please come and visit me there. You can also find me on Fac...
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Couching foot fun! #handiquilter
... it should be a couching foot. Save your pennies or sell an arm or a leg. This thing is so much fun it should be outlawed!! (And yes this is a non smoker, non drinker, passionate free motion quilter talking - so I have a p...
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'What not to do' Quilt
Before I start ranting about this quilt I also want to say how much I have learnt from this quilt. Despite really struggling to finish it - but finish I did. I'm still not loving it - but I'm concentrating on the fact that it was a big learning experience f...
Before I start ranting about this quilt I also want to say how much I have learnt from this quilt. Despite really struggling to finish it - but finish I did. I'm still not loving it - but I'm concentrating on the fact that it...
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Beautiful machine quilting - inspiration from Moroccan tiles
I love the texture on this quilt for many reasons. You will remember from my previous post that the quilting on this quilt is based on the designs on hand-painted Moroccan tiles.  A big mix of different designs. Only a f...
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Charity Quilt for Quilt Con - some great machine quilting here
This was a challenge set by the Modern Quilt Guild. There was a particular color palette set & a style of quilt set - to play with grid work. (I found the post on Grid work pretty interesting on its own.) I always enjoy readi...
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January Lesson: Beginners Guide to Free Motion Quilting & Giveaway results
First for the results. Julie's comment from Better than I deserve! was selected by the ever faithful random number selector.  Julie said:












I like doing free motion but need more ideas and practice!!.  Congratulations Julie - I hope that this boo...
First for the results. Julie's comment from Better than I deserve! was selected by the ever faithful random number selector.  Julie said: I like doing free motion but need more ideas and practice!!.  Congratulations Julie...
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