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To hand saw or not?

What is your favourite way to attach a binding tape on your quilts?

I almost all the time machine stitch a binding tape on the front side of quilt and turn it to the back and hand stitch it. 486 more words


Class show and tell

From last week…….


Sue W had made all her blocks during the weekand after laying them out she stitched them togetherand we chose a border and that went on… 181 more words

Portraits and Pictures

Doreen St. Felix of the New Yorker breaks down why Amy Sherald’s Portrait of former First Lady Michelle Obama is so haunting.

Milly by Michelle Smith / vogue.com… 188 more words


Mini Love

As an Island Batik Ambassador the products featured in this post were given to me by Island Batik.

Do you like mini quilts?  Part two of Island Batik’s Ambassador February assignment was to make a mini quilt 24″ square or smaller.  784 more words


We Need to Fix This

For those of you who live in the United States, you may have seen this picture of this Florida high schooler, standing in front of a wall that reminds me of a log cabin quilt, and who died in our recent shooting in Florida on Valentine’s Day.   136 more words


My attempt at a Pinwheel Quilt

I love classic quilt blocks and making a quilt with 30’s fabrics was on my list for quite a while. I wanted to make a more “retro” style quilt than I usually make. 271 more words

Sewing: star quilt border

Today I took a break from one project to return to an old one. Well, not so old. I worked on it earlier this week. Today I made the backing fabric, first of all. 116 more words