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Debbie's Block - Stash Bee in September (Hive 6)

Debbie’s Block sure was a challenge for me! But, I got it done and it will be on it’s way to her later today…

Debbie’s Block war sicher eine Herausforderung für mich! 23 more words

Two Tip Tuesday - seams and such

Ive been working on new patterns for Fall Market!  That means time at my machine and many seams to sew.  I can’t show you the pattern just yet, but I’ll show the seams.   337 more words

Another quilt, a new quilt

It started innocently enough, catching up on blog reading three weeks ago. I read Katrin’s post on all the bee blocks she had made this year to date. 254 more words

How to Size Half Square Triangles

The ubiquitous half square triangle block. (Often called in HST.) They’re just about unavoidable in quilting, but many do avoid them! There are so many methods for making them and I could easily write a post just on all those methods, but often the reason a quilter would avoid an HST is because you go to all the effort of making them, and then they easily end up wonky and points get lost. 478 more words

Tip Tuesday

Practice makes....decent

First, an August Haiku:

Cut, cut, cut, sew sew
Sew, sew, sew, sew, sew, press, press
Sew, sew, sew, repeat

I decided to take a step back from my ambitions and take advantage of a simple project to hone in some basic cutting, piecing and pressing skills. 48 more words