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May 28, 2021
The Less Glamorous Side of Quilting from The Snarky Quilter

After the thrill of designing a new piece is gone you’re left with the more mundane tasks of quilting and edge finishing. I know some people stitch together two or three chunks of fabric and then revel in quilting them, … Continue reading

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May 7, 2021
Using My Diva Fabrics from The Snarky Quilter

Over the years I’ve built up a small stash of fabrics I call divas. Some fabrics are eager to be accommodating and show up in many of my quilts. They can seem cool or warm, light or dark, depending on … Continue reading

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April 16, 2021
A Bit of This, A Bit of That from The Snarky Quilter

In between lengthier projects I often do mini pieces that may not always involve quilting. Sometimes they are inspired by something I saw or read; sometimes by gifts or supplies from my stash that I have rediscovered. Most recently I … Continue reading

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March 3, 2021
Sewing a Fabric Bowl from From My Carolina Home

There are new books published every month from C&T Publishing (one of my affiliates), and one recently got my attention as something different. The illustrations on the cover attracted me, and I thought this would be a great way to use some of my collection of Japanese prints. So, during my last virtual retreat last Friday, I made one. As usual, the first one took quite a while, as I worked out my mistakes, and figured out the instructions. But the end result was nice, and I’ll be making another one soon.

I used the book Modern Fabric ...

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October 17, 2019
Weird Fabric Finds A Home from The Snarky Quilter

Several years ago I snapped up a yard of odd mottled rose/gray fabric because it was just $5. Ever since it’s been hanging with my yardage, being passed over each time I look for a new quilt palette. Finally I … Continue reading

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