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May 23, 2020
Quilt As You Go, in PINK, and a Hole in the Wall from Elaine Adair Pieces

I had a LOT of pink strips, and a lot of extra batting, and some pinkish FQs.  What are ya gonna do?  No quilt name yet, but I know where it's going.  This method might not be for everyone, but I sure had fun!  I learned how to get that backing sashing strip close to perfect, by heavy pinning, and then stitching in the ditch from the front, and slowly pulling out the pins as I sewed.  I'm happy with the result.  

New subject, below:  Plumber was needed, drain had been running slowly for months and I knew ...

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May 14, 2020
The Ultimate Home Decor Blog Hop - Pleated Effect Pillows and Giveaway from Creatin' in the Sticks

Today is the 2nd week of the
Ultimate Home Decor Blog Hop
where all the new fabric collections are being showcased.

What better way to show the gorgeous new Island Batik fabric collections
than with a little home decor?

I'm thrilled to share my project today,
"Pleated Effect Pillows"

featuring the new Island Batik Winter 2019 Collection
by Kathy Engle.

I was so excited to receive the fabrics in my first
2020 Island Batik Ambassador Box
imagine my surprise when I opened the surprise package to find these
holiday-inspired fabrics.

Each pillow was stitched with Aurifil ...

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December 17, 2019
Quilt-As-You-Go Double-Sided Placemat with FREE Pattern! from Quilt Addicts Anonymous

For our final 12th Make of Christmas we are bringing back one of our most popular tutorials, the Quilt-As-You-Go Placemats with a FREE pattern and tons of tips to speed up your sewing!

I have so many of these that I have created using my favorite 2 1/2-inch strip rolls. I just love how each one turns out a little different, but they all are clearly part of one set showing off the fabrics from your favorite line.

And the best part, because this is Quilt-As-You-Go, when you are done sewing, you are also done quilting and you just ...

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October 9, 2019
Quilt As You Go Mug Rug Tutorial (with applique) from The Crafty Quilter

Hello everyone! I have an easy Quilt As You Go Mug Rug Tutorial to share with you today. Mug rugs are so fun and quick to make and they’re a great opportunity to try out a new skill. If you’ve never attempted a “quilt as you go” project, you’re in for a treat!

Quilt As You Go Mug Rug Tutorial (with applique) @ The Crafty Quilter

Are you wondering what quilt as you go means? That’s a legit question, so let me explain. For my technique (there are several ways to do this), you start by layering and basting the backing fabric and batting together. As you sew the ...

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October 8, 2019
#the100scrapchallenge from Sotak Handmade

Ever since our move in August I've been trying to organize my studio and all the supplies in the most efficient way possible, which so far has meant moving things around constantly. I think I need to take a little break and just see what works and what doesn't for a while and then get back to it again in a few months.

Last week though, as I was rearranging things yet again, I realized I have FIVE buckets chock full of scraps! I don't even know how that happened. I use my scraps all the time ...

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December 23, 2016
Looking Up Quilt-as-you-go Pillow from Mommy's Nap Time

A photo posted by Emily Lang (@mommysnaptime) on
The Looking Up pillow was published in issue 31 of Quilt Now magazine.

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