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August 3, 2020
Slow Stitching Sunday from Life in the Scrapatch

Sunday ended with some slow stitching for me and my quilty kitty helper.

We were sewing the binding to the back of my large Christmas Cushion Cover 

Kitty and I added snaps to close the envelope backing to my cushion cover.

If you are interested in how to make this type of cushion closure,
click below for my complete tutorial:

Here is the back of my finished cushion cover.
I like to make covers for my sofa toss pillows 
to update them for the season
rather than store them in my limited ...

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August 1, 2020
Scrappy Happy Saturday from Life in the Scrapatch

Today I am happily playing with the Christmas fabric scraps from my ...

I have pieced together these panels for the front and back of
a cushion cover.
I may have enough for another pillow, too. 
I have plenty of extra red binding from my tree skirt.

I love using up my scraps before I move on to the next big project.

Happy Saturday Sewing!

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July 28, 2020
Christmas in July ~Then and Now ~ Blog Hop ~ My Day from Life in the Scrapatch

Welcome to my 

Christmas in July ~ Then and Now

Here is my "Then" quilt.

In 2012, I posted this photo of Katniss' First Christmas with us
and said I had made it a "few years ago" so I know it predates 2012.
As it does not appear in any other photos on my blog, I know it also
predates my blog which was started in 2009.

All I know is it is the first Christmas quilt I made.

It was made with a panel, some fat quarters and yardage
from an old Nancy Halvorsen collection.
I love the colors in ...

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July 7, 2020
Back to Sewing ~ Just In Time for Christmas in July from Life in the Scrapatch

These fabrics are

and they are on my cutting table today.

Christmas in July is in full swing and I am back to sewing!

Thanks to all for the well wishes.

My arm is well healed and I extended my break from sewing for a few extra days.

May all of you be well and safe and have a Merry July!

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