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March 23, 2020
WHY DO YOU QUILT? from That's Sew Kerry

A Question Often Asked




I've had this post rattling around in my head for a while, something has always stopped me writing it, I'm not sure what really but now in the midst of 'isewlation' due to this horrid Coronavirus outbreak it seems like a good time to finally get it out. For those of you that have read the dreaded 'C' word and immediately got put off - it is the only time it appears here.


What on earth are you doing? What's the point in cutting up perfectly good pieces of fabric into smaller ...

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November 21, 2019
STASH REPORT, A SMALL FINISH AND GROUP FUN from The Proficient Needle

Used this week  3.75 yards
Used year to date  98.25 yards
Added this week  14.25 yards
Added year to date  82.75 yards
Net used 2019  15.5 yards

I gave in to a fabric sale at Quilts on Plum Lane in Dade City, and then placed an order at Connecting Threads that included 2 sets of fat quarters for 50% - I couldn't resist.  I chose ones that had colours that I was collecting for some planned winter projects.

My first finish is a small baby quilt.  The blocks were leftover from printed fabric that I ...

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October 9, 2019
Guest Designer- Jo of the Crafty Nomad from Patchwork Posse

Jo’s patterns have been featured in magazines and workshops. She is one that loves to look beyond the quilt sometimes and designs patterns for sewing machine pin cushions, pillows and bags. (my kind of designer!)
Her patterns do have a modern twist as well, and her color combinations are fun. You can even quilt along with her online with one of her quilt alongs.
You’ll really enjoy the pattern this month and getting to know her better.

Here’s a bit more about Jo:

Hi I’m Jo Westfoot, the owner of The Crafty Nomad.  I love to ...

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