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Christmas Topiary

Christmas! It is the happiest time of the year for so many of us. I think that part of the reason we love Christmas so much is because we take the time to add beauty to our surroundings. These acts … Continue reading

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Quick Tree Skirt Pattern by Julia Deal

Despite the initial geometry used in development, the Modern Spiral Tree Skirt (SEW-104) was the most fun of any pattern I’ve written, and it came together in record time thanks to the mathematical assistance of my college age son. We … Continue reading

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Fractured Panels – Pillows or Wall Art

This is a very easy way to use small panels that are 6” to 12” square or rectangular. Sometimes you have them leftover from a project or sometimes you just bought them because they caught your eye. No Pattern Required … Continue reading

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Yarn Inspiration

I went to visit my friend designer Barb Sackel a few months ago at her quaint home on a little lake where we always sit and talk about our latest projects. I bring along something new to work on and … Continue reading

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Island Vibes

Linda J. Hahn here from Frog Hollow Designs in beautiful Palm Bay, Florida!! I am super duper thrilled to share that I have a new (and my first) fabric collection called ISLAND VIBES coming to stores in March 2019!  This … Continue reading

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When A Quilt Nerd Met A Train Geek Online, A New Comic For The Crafty Inclined Was Created

I’m a life long hobby enthusiast… quilting, knitting, doll house miniatures: you name it, I am into it. But I never thought my love of hobbies would lead to not only a new romance but what is turning out to … Continue reading

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Creating Celtic Knots and Endless Weaves

  Over and under, round and round. Don’t let the lines touch. I used to doodle little spirals on the sides of my notes in school. Once I even filled an entire page with the little loops and twists that … Continue reading

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Boo!!!

Trick or Treat…. Smell my Feet…. Give me something good to eat….. When I was a kid, we used to chant this as we went from house to house. I remember us all running around the neighborhood in our costumes. … Continue reading

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Jeanne’s Bags

I’m Jeanne Nivard of Jeanne’s Bags and have been a quilter for 20 years.  After making quilts for my HUGE extended family, I needed to come up with new gift ideas.  Quilted purses were getting very popular so I tried … Continue reading

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Introducing BuzzSaw Shaw Woodworking

Owned and operated by Kenneth J Shaw of Holley, NY specializing in unique wood items. You may be familiar with his picnic table that becomes a bench, if not check it out online here.     Kenneth also creates truly … Continue reading

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