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Christmas on a Budget, Gift Ideas, Sewing, Sewing Tutorials

One Hour Table Runner Tutorial

We all have our pet peeves, don’t we? Well… one of my biggest pet peeves are sewing tutorials that claim you can sew something in 10 minutes. Now there may be superpeople out there who are speed demons that can actually complete those projects in 10 minutes. I’m here to tell you that I’m not one of them! If you’ve…

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Quilting, Sewing, Sewing Tutorials

How to Join Strips of Striped Fabric

While searching through and organizing my computer photo files, I came across pictures I had taken while joining the striped borders for the flying zebra baby and child-sized quilts.  At the time, I thought maybe others might like to see how I went about sewing the strips of border fabric together on the diagonal while at the same time matching…

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