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Patriotic Garden Path Banner

This beautiful Patriotic Garden Path Banner was inspired by the Garden Path quilt block I designed for the In Our Garden BOM.   It’s an easy to sew variation on a star block, making it perfect for the top of the banner. This is such a quick and satisfying make! Patriotic Garden Path Banner Instructions: In place of the dark…

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Embroidery, My Patterns, Quilting

WIP Wednesday – Hand Quilting & Tiny Knitting

Last night while watching the movie Soul Surfer (a truly inspiring movie), I worked on hand-quilting my Christmas Mouse wall hanging.  Quilting with #8 Perle Cotton is really making the quilting stand out; giving it almost a Trapunto effect. Once I finish the red stitching, I’ll switch to the sewing machine and stitch-in-the-ditch around the diamonds. I’m also doing a…

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My Patterns, Quilting, Sewing

ALYofF – April Goal & a Quick Thank You

Vintage Embroidery Monday will return next week with another vintage Workbasket pattern.  The last few weeks have just been so busy that I forgot that my last scheduled Monday post was last week. I’m also looking into adding something new starting next Monday that I hope will be fun for everyone who loves embroidery… whether it be vintage or more…

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