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September 13, 2019
Haunted Sampler Begins from Road Home Quilting

Happy Friday 13!
A HAUNTED SAMPLER Mystery Quilt begins now, thanks for playing.
Return every Friday for the next instructions, or FOLLOW RHQ for email updates about:

  • Thursdays serial story, The Witch's Quilt 
  • Fridays mystery quilt, A Haunted Sampler
  • Get supply list and cutting directions HERE.

A HAUNTED SAMPLER by Road Home Quilting
Part 1:  General - all blocks


Draw a diagonal line (45 degrees, corner to opposite corner) on the back of
  • Black 5 ½” squares
  • (12) Black 3 ½” squares
  • Grey 5 ½” squares
  • Grey 3 ½” squares
  • (4) Orange 2 ½” squares
Match as follows, right ...

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Double Treat from Road Home Quilting

Lets get the spooky season started!
Beginning Thursday - The Witch's Quilt, a serial story by Kitty Pearl.

And coming Friday 13th, a seven part mystery quilt. There will be a Linky at the end where you can share your new Halloween Quilt.  Here are supplies and cutting instructions to get you ready for the quilty party:

A HAUNTED SAMPLER by Road Home Quilting
Five scary themed traditional blocks combine for a large square décor quilt.
 But wait - Haunted Sampler is not scary to make; no Y-seams, easy HST construction, with a few flying geese. Suitable for novelty ...

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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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December 9, 2017
Sneak Peek - The Subtle Tree and Where's the Winner? from Karen's Quilts, Crows, & Cardinals

Greetings fellow quilters and thanks so much for stopping by.   

Since the official Aurifil announcement of my debut thread collection,
The Subtle Sampler,
I've been busy creating new ways for YOU to use this marvelous sampling of threads.    

Here's a sneak peek at my current project, The Subtle Tree: Winter...
 I'm having so much fun coloring & quilting with The Subtle Sampler!
An upcoming *free* project,
The Subtle Tree: Winter,
will help you feel more comfortable with Free Motion Quilting.
We'll do some simple, yet effective thread painting, add in a little swirly free motion background AND ...

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