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Monthly Archives: February 2011

Budget Savers

Not Only is He Brilliant, He’s Handy Too

One day last week, I was tracing some embroidery patterns onto muslin with the pattern and fabric taped to the window of the back door.  I commented how much easier it would be to trace them if I had a light box and wished there was a way to make one that wouldn’t cost too much. A few minutes later,…

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Quilting

FNSI – Disappearing Nine Patch Progress

Last night during the FNSI, I didn’t get as far along with the Disappearing Nine Patch quilt blocks as I had hoped.  Things came up during the week and I didn’t get all the blocks sewn together until late Friday afternoon. Most of Friday evening was then spent pressing and cutting apart the nine patch blocks.   Here is what the…

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Quilting

Friday Night Sew In – Feb 18th

As you’ve probably gathered from previous posts, I’ve been doing a lot of sewing lately.  Mostly on the Christmas gift bags, but also on some other projects that I had either purchased the fabric for and not gotten around to making them or had actually got the project half way done and then put it away. While taking a break…

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