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Sew Pink (in your pincushion!)

Sew Pink (in your pincushion!)

Thanks for joining me for today’s stop on the SewPINK* ByAnnie blog hop ((visit the official #SewPINK information page: https://www.byannie.com/2019-SewPINK ). Like so many others, breast cancer has reared its ugly head in my life as well. Annie asked if I’d participate and I immediately agreed; raising awareness is important. When my best friend was…

Starch and Starch Alternatives: which for what?

Starch and Starch Alternatives: which for what?

As quilters, we are often looking for ways to make things easier, whether it’s getting perfect points or removing fold lines or keeping the bias from stretching. There are a variety of different ways of doing all of those, but today we are focusing on using sprays to accomplish it. There are a wide variety…

Cool Cottons {Portland, OR}

Cool Cottons {Portland, OR}

Cool Cottons is a cozy quilt shop located in SE Portland, known for its array of bright colors and fun prints.

Need an Easy Blanket?

Need an Easy Blanket?

We’re back at it with another Sew Together Tuesday for Shannon Fabrics.

7 Tips for Sewing with Cuddle Minky

7 Tips for Sewing with Cuddle Minky

Over at Shannon Fabrics, we’ve started a series of tutorials and sew alongs that we’ve called Sew Together Tuesdays and I’m excited to be the host. Yesterday we did our first, a basic rundown of the seven tips that I think are most important when working with Cuddle minky fabrics. Check it out on YouTube…

Missouri Star Academy 2019

Missouri Star Academy 2019

I’m back from my third round at Missouri Star Academy in Hamilton, MO. Put on by the folks at Missouri Star Quilt Company, the event was a little different this year than the two previous. It was held, like it was the first year, at the local United Methodist Church, but was split into two…

Cuddle 101: The Basics

Cuddle 101: The Basics

Recently, I did a little Facebook Live for Shannon Fabrics to share information on using Cuddle minky fabrics and I figured this was as good a place as any to share it. If you’re thinking about using Cuddle, give it a few minutes and learn a few of the insider tips. Happy sewing!

USQM 2019

USQM 2019

Happy Sewing!

My “Show Up” quilt
Sewing Cuddle Strip Quilts
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