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Quilting the College Bound Blanket

Quilting the college bound blanket is underway and inching toward completion. Yesterday, we hemmed the sides of the waffle weave cotton. Today, we’re going to place our elements along the top and bottom of the blanket. This can be complicated, involving sashing and all kinds of proper quilting techniques, but…

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Quilting a Study Pillow for College Life

It’s important to engage in quilting a study pillow for college life. Taking the comforts of home isn’t completely possible when you are off to your school dorm, but this study pillow helps. No, it won’t take the exam for you, but you can store your phone or music player…

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Embroidery Stitches: Let’s Get FANCY!

Today we’re going to have a look at some of the embroidery stitches: let’s get FANCY on the Husqvarna Viking Opal 690Q. There are so many stitches and options within each stitch – the potential of the sewing machine is endless. If you’re doing decorative stitching, this is one place…

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Fabric Journal Cover COLLAGE

As I mentioned yesterday in the Fabric Journal Cover Tutorial, I’m a bit obsessive about making stuff, hence the Fabric Journal Cover Collage. I’ve always played and experimented, and took an idea and exhausted all possible options. While I may not have exhausted all options – I’m going to share…

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