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December 14, 2019
About Binding: How-To Videos from Fabrics 'n Flowers

You can’t finish that gorgeous quilt without the binding! It seems that binding is both very necessary and also the

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Floss Tube Stitch Roadies No 23 Happy Holiday from Wollie Mammoth

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Vinegar Chicken & Risotto from Patchwork Times by Judy Laquidara

Today’s meal was the leftover vinegar chicken and I was thinking about it all day. It’s so good. I didn’t really want pasta with it again so I made a spinach risotto. It was a nice change from pasta. Add the leftover chicken and veggies and it was a meal that I think will be...

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Christmas Beading 19, 20 from Virtual Quilter

Back to my stash of designs which have been in storage like the Christmas decorations, but then the second available design needed some work … just like some of the decorations when they come out of storage.

Now it looks more like the fireworks of new years eve instead of Christmas …

… but I love it!

Needs some quilting though!

Next year’s project perhaps!

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December 13, 2019
It's Evident that.... from Just Ramblin'

...I love snowmen.  If you look around my home, you will see snowmen in almost every room, from ornaments, to pillows, to wall hangings, to figurines.
It seems that every year I add another snowman project to my list of things to made or do.  So today I thought I'd share a few of my snowmen projects:

This was also made for neighbor gifts

Pillows for my son and daughter

This snowman mini quit was a "project a month" block from my local quilt shop

This little guy was so fun that I made one for my daughter also ...

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Saturday Sparks Link Party 353 from Pieced Pastimes

Welcome to Saturday Sparks 353! Starting off todays party with some thoughts on Christmas lights. In my mind, the reflection of the lights sets the mood for the season. They create an aura that brings with it a sense of peace. Whether using simple white or fun multi-colored lights, the spirit of the season takes hold. "Mankind is great, an immense family. This is proved by what

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Vintage Block Along - Sections Five and Six!! from Bee In My Bonnet

Welcome back to another 
episode of the 

Today we are doing the final sections
 of our amazing vintage quilt...
sections five and six:)

Let's get right to section five!
The blocks that you will
 need are the following:

8" Spool and Bobbins

8" Leftovers

8" September Star

8" Wash Day

8" Road to Grandma's

8" Fall Social

8" Holiday Lights

8" Winter Flower

This is what this section/row looks like.
We are simply sewing all eight of the
 8" Blocks together!

Of course we will need sashing...
so you will need to cut the ...

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Let's Stitch - A Block a Day with Natalia Bonner - Using Machine Quilting Rulers from Piece N Quilt

Things have been a bit quiet here on the blog, but that doesn't mean things behind the scenes aren't crazy busy and exciting! We've been busy working on some exciting new things to come this summer, including a new book; Visual Guide to Creative Straight Line Quilting, a new machine quilting ruler, Inside Out, and launching June 1st our new YouTube series, Let's Stitch - a block a day with Natalia Bonner.

Make sure you subscribe to Natalia's YouTube channel, so you'll get first access to the videos.

Beginning June 1, 2019 Natalia will share ...

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Friday the Thirteenth from Nestlings By Robin

Are you superstitious?
I guess we all are in some ways
but this date doesn't bother me.

It was an all around lovely 
day with my husband.
We did some Christmas shopping,
ate at a new-to-us restaurant
in Dunedin, The Hono.
It is a Hawaiian themed restaurant 
and the food was delicious!!!
The pork was pull apart moist 
and the spicy sauce did not disappoint.
We picked up a few groceries
and headed home where I 
proceeded to work on a few of
those Christmas gifts that are
still in parts.
I know none of you have 
that problem ...

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Lucky Seven BOM 2020 from Sunday Best Quiltworks

Our Lucky 7 BOM is a always a bargain! Pay $7 for your first block and get the next 11 for free when you come every month for our Saturday Sampler!  On the first Saturday of each month, we meet from 10 AM to 11 AM.  We have a doorprize, show and tell, refreshments and Lucky 7 - and something special is always on sale!You receive one ticket for the Saturday Sampler door prize drawing just for being present. And you receive an additional ticket for each show and tell you bring. It's FUN! Plan on joining us ...

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Tag 14 from Grit's Life

Hallo Ihr Lieben,

....heute wird es "rund".....


Wie immer findet Ihr alle Informationen auf meiner 


Stoff 1

Stoffpaket passend zu Stoff 1

Stoff 2

Bildunterschrift hinzufügen

Fiskars Kreisschneider

Das Video zeigt, wie einfach die Handhabung des Fiskars - Kreisschneiders ist.

Perfect Circles 
Bigger Perfect Circles
Panel 91 x 112 cm


Vielleicht ist das ja auch interessant für Euch und Ihr habt Lust auf gemeinsames Nähen bei "Grit's Life"

Alle genauen Informationen findet Ihr :

Alles Liebe Grit

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Upcoming Retreat Feb 23-28 2020 Pacific Grove from Melinda's Cutting Garden

Have you ever wanted to learn how I do this kind of art quilting? Or should I say painting? Actually, there is no paint used on any of my quilts to create these flowers - it's just luscious fabrics like batiks, hand-dyes and mono-colored prints . I have an independent study class February 23-28, 2020 at Empty Spools Seminars. February is a great time to visit the beautiful beaches in central California, so fly right into nearby Monterey and get out of the cold.

This quilt started out with a photo for inspiration. I took this photo in ...

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Chris had some fun projects for us when the Happy Scrappers met at the Attic Window Quilt Shop this past Wednesday.  Above, Terri shows us this adorable wreath mug mat that she made.
I made one too.  
I also made a snap bag.
And this cute little jar lid opener.  I folded down the top so you can see the Non-Slip Shelf Liner that is on the back to help grip that lid when you are trying to open something.  Great gift!
Janalee worked on her Garden Sampler BOM.  So cute!
Cathy (hiding behind the quilt) finished a small ...

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December is kicking it! from Fleur de Lis Quilts and Accessories

I am not keeping up with my crazy life. Here's a quick catch-up of the happenings since our return from Disney, starting with a fam photo (above) of the one day that we wore our WDW shirts, which I made using the Silhouette and heat press.

Two days after Disney, we held the Cotton Quilter's Guild Christmas party. As Madam President, I was in charge one last time, but Margaret (our incoming pres) was generous enough to take care of the food and details. Thanks, Maggie!  

Maggie is on the left here. Thanks girl!

We got back on ...

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Tackling the UFO Pile from Desert Bloom Quilting

This year has been a healing year. A year where I truly stepped back and looked at different aspects of my life and really worked to figure out what was important to me. A lot of things happened over the last few years (job loss, cancer in my immediate family, child care struggles) that exposed a lot of cracks, and pushed me to look at life and my goals in a whole new way. To be healthy, it forced me to slow down and choose to direct my energy at the things that were really important to me.

One of ...

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My FREE 2020 Block of the Month Announcement! from Pat Sloan's Blog

0 Final Out West! 2020 BOM (2)
*** 2020 BOM Announcement ***

Do you love to have fun sewing along with everyone? I do too! 

This is the 7th year I'm designing and hosting this Free Block of the Month for my friends who own the Free Quilt Patterns page, Stashify.  One of the things they do is build websites for quilt shops.  So that is how I got to know them. 

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Pat Sloan 2020 Mystery BOMsm

*** The Theme 'Out West! ***

Let me tell you about this year, I am SO excited about this theme! What can be better than Cowboy hats, horses, Wild West stories (old and ...

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paint party friday poinsettia from Not Afraid of Color

this is not how I planned to paint a poinsettia
but I sat down with my paints, inks, water and brushes and that's what came out this time...
We eat too much take out, but this was the top of my olive garden salad container, two little compartments that cried out to be used painting, one to keep clean, one to use for rinsing
that's it...

for now.... sewing tomorrow, more painting on fabric for next week!

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Farm Girl Vintage by Lori Holt from My Quilter

Quilted with the Midnight Sparkle pattern.  The piecer is going to add the buttons for eyes & other details now that it's quilted.  Very cute!  Every block is different, and some small triangles are less than an inch finished!  

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Frolic Clue 2 & the Jeep from Little Bits and Pieces

I did get my Frolic clue #2 done quickly last week.  I finished it on Sunday.
It was great as it super easy.

This week's clue will be more labor intensive. It will be more of a challenge.

We did have a little adventure.  We decided that we did not need two trucks. Bruce had one and I still had Mark's work truck. We decided to sell Mark's truck and eventually get a jeep.  Well, the day the truck was sold, Bruce found a jeep.

And this is where the adventure begins. We are in California and ...

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Almost the Last of the New Yarn from Patchwork Times by Judy Laquidara

Last night Rita didn’t feel good and had to go out three times between 3 a.m. and about 6:30 a.m. and considering we didn’t go to bed til about 1:15 a.m., I didn’t get much sleep. After breakfast, I decided to go back to bed for a while, and about the time I dozed off,...

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