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June 29, 2019
20 Skills Every Sewist Learns from Fleur de Lis Quilts and Accessories

Have you ever wondered what skills you've learned as you picked up sewing? It was a topic of discussion on one of the Facebook groups where I'm a member. The writer mentioned several and others chimed in. I've compiled the list of skills with a few examples of each. This list is certainly not exhaustive, but it's a great way to get started thinking about the many skills you have learned along the way.
  1. Artistry (creating and designing, use of color, fit and form)
  2. Chemistry (fiber content, treatment and care of fabrics, glues)
  3. Color theory (using ...

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November 27, 2018
Screw This! - a finished man quilt from Sew Fresh Quilts




I have a few finishes to share. But Screw This is up for today's post.




The pattern comes with so many options. I made my blocks using a variety of bright prints.






The backing and binding fabric has been in my stash since FOREVER! They are from Northcott Fabrics. I like the pointy triangles in the binding. 








The "Screw This!" quilt finished at 38" x 48"
and was the 5th use of my 3rd edition of 100 labels
ordered from Ikaprint.



You can find the finished quilt listed for sale here in my Etsy Shop.




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