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Materialistic excuses and the daily joy of something lovely

I’ve been told I am a snob and an elitist many times, either about my taste in movies or the things I fill my house with. 590 more words


Skinny Selvedge Pincushion (tutorial)

(Or skinny selvage pincushion in the US). I started saving selvedges because it seemed to be the thing to do. When I started quilting and following the on-line community, a lot of the bee blocks used selvedges, and I didn’t want to be caught out if I needed some! 301 more words


Grain, Selvage & Yards... Defined!

Grain, bias, crossgrain, lengthwise grain, selvage and yardage are a mouth full of fabric related words. They can also feel like terms that are confusing and hard to understand. 425 more words


Secrets/Tips – Fabric Selection & Design 3

FINALLY!, this is the final installment in this particular series, stay tuned for other tips for other categories. Oh, yes, there will be more!

8. Decided you were in the pre-wash camp because of a bleedover. 556 more words

Décor Dictionary: Selvedge

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Selvedge: or “selvage” (US English) is a narrow border or self-finished edge on either side of a woven fabric. This prevents the fabric from unravelling or fraying. 50 more words


How to cut fabric straight using a rotary cutter and cutting mat.

From a novice to an expert all seamstress realize that cutting a straight line is very important. Not only does it make your finished projects look better but it actually makes… 760 more words