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Pay Attention to the Instructions - Rag Quilt Disaster

I made the rag quilt I bought for $4.00 from the general store at the NW Arkansas quilt guild quilt show in Bentonville.   I had a book on rag quilts and I have heard two speakers say not to wash them in your washing machine at home or use your home dyer. 67 more words

Sewing Machine? Check. Thread? Check. Saran Wrap? Uh...Check?

What the what? You’re going to quilt with Saran Wrap? I sure am. Press n Seal to be truthful. My husband had the foresight, and generosity, to know I would want a machine with BSR (Bernina Stitch Regulator). 150 more words


A flannel rag quilt — just in time for summer

My local quilt shop, Country Sewing Center, for years has had various iterations of the same flannel rag quilt on display. There’s pretty much always one hanging in the shop to promote the “Flannel With a Flair” class where instructor Linda Bergmann teaches how to make it. 667 more words

Completed Project

Ready for quilting. Now, if only I knew how to do that.

So, sashing has been added, children have been fed, mostly, and I’m ready to quilt. I have a Bernina 750 QE and it came with the BSR. 10 more words


Hi there,

BITS PEACES studio specializes in handmade rag quilter, using also the traditional quilting, mixing both styles in its designs. Besides quilting, find handmade hair pins, bags and more. 76 more words


My First (Rag) Quilt

There’s nothing like a trip to the fabric store where you fall head over heels for a fabric line. The prints, the colours, the whole look of it. 434 more words


Overcoming my fear of sewing machines

I’ve always kind of been fascinated by sewing machines.  My Great-Grandmother was a sewing goddess.  She sewed things for the whole town she lived in. 545 more words