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October 1, 2020
Autumn Jubilee 2020 Begins!! from From My Carolina Home

Wow, it is the fifth year for Autumn Jubilee, and this is going to be the best yet! I never thought when I did this for the first time in 2016 that it would grow the way it has. But, I should have known that I am not the only one that loves Autumn!  Cooler temperatures, rich fall colors inside on quilts and tables, wearing favorite sweaters, and drives on the parkway to see the explosion of color in the trees are just a few of the delights of this season. This year, new vendors join favorite regular sponsors for ...

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July 17, 2020
Birdies in the Window from From My Carolina Home

Sometimes things just come together when you aren’t expecting it.  I had this pretty bird fabric out, trying to figure out something to do with it, when the nice folks at MadamSew sent me some happy mail.  In the box were two new things to play with, some Square Templates and a Rotating Cutting Mat.  So, a bit of secret sewing was in order to do a project for them.  I did this wall hanging as a pattern, and it is now available on the MadamSew blog.  You start with fussy cutting your motif on two sides.

Fussy Cut Window at

Rotate the ...

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October 14, 2019
Autumn Jubilee Sewing Project – Hot Pad Gifts from From My Carolina Home

Sewing gifts for the holidays is fun, and one of the holidays it is really fun to sew for is Thanksgiving. What better time to break out the fall prints, and make some Autumn Jubilee hot pads to take to the family gathering! So, today, I’ll show you how to use the insulating batting and make hot pads that not only really work, but are beautiful for the season.  Happy Thanksgiving to my Canadian readers!!

Sewing Hot Pads at

You need five layers – your focus fabric for the top, two layers of regular cotton batting, one layer of insulbrite or similar heat resistant ...

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