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Update On 96 Half-Square Triangles

The 96 4 1/2″ half-square triangles are, as they say in Hollywood, “in the can.”  The use of stitching lines contributed to the overnight completion of this project. 62 more words

Stitching Lines

My newest favorite sewing/quilting notion is Stitching Lines.  I purchased this first package to try them out.  A package of 100 strips sells for $8.00 at Pieces & Patches Quilt Shop in Lexington, SC.  130 more words

TUTORIAL: Broken Dishes Block


Here’s a great little block for all of you beginners out there!

The Broken Dishes block is a classic traditional block made up entirely of HSTs*. 209 more words

Patchwork & Quilting

Languid Lounging, part 4

Don’t worry, I’m not going to carry on indefinitely…

Here’s the latest. One more, and then I’m calling it a day. They look so nice and clean and crisp and pretty.   250 more words

Sewing & Embroidery

Languid Lounging, part 3

The first one’s done!

The shot cotton on the back looks gorgeous, I’m so happy to have an excuse to look at that every day. I’m also pleased with the way the quilted front makes it hold its shape better than just floppy fabric, and the quilting just adds an extra dimension of cushiness. 210 more words

Sewing & Embroidery

Languid Lounging, part 2

I got stuck into this one straight away.

It’s going to be some squares, some half square triangles, finished block size 4″, 4 rows of 4 to give a 16″ square pillow. 329 more words

A Beautiful Baby Quilt...

Over the past few weeks, I’ve been busy cutting, piecing and quilting this beautiful little quilt for my future niece, due next month.

For this quilt, I wanted to merge traditional with modern by using… 78 more words

Patchwork & Quilting