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June 12, 2018
Sewing Mermaid Sequins from Road Home Quilting

I had no idea this mermaid sequin fabric would be so impossible to sew. It even bent my sew machine needle:(  Turns out, the interwebs advises unsewing the sequin rows from seam allowances. 
Get real, I just wanted to make a simple headband project! So I figured stitching by hand would be just as fast, and more accurate. And I was right. Here is what I learned:  Forget about any sharp tools

  1. Use a blunt cross-stitch needle:) It had no problem finding its way between the "scales." Plus, as the ultimate ball-point needle, it didn't tear the knit backing ...

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November 8, 2017
Salem Wash Day from Road Home Quilting

I saw a felt clothesline in a UK sewing magazine, Pretty Patches Issue 40.
Designed  by Corinne Lapierre.

Anyhow, this is my version, for Alex's dorm room:)

I found the tiny clothespins at JoAnns.
It's hard to see, but there's a cauldron, shoes and stockings, cat, hat, pumpkin, dress and bloomers.

 Happy Halloween!

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