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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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October 9, 2017
Handy Pumpkins from Road Home Quilting

I'm having so much fun with cotton yarn. It is making me perfect my crochet tension.

I'm trying filet pumpkin washcloths. It's been a bit tricky to get them square, while keeping the pumpkins round enough.

Any suggestions?
What edge finish do you like for washcloths?

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