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A Fresh Snow - Use Unconventional Fabrics in Your Projects

Applique ideas inspiration projects Quilting winter

Welcome to a fresh snow blog hop. 

Thank you, Marian, at Seams to Be Sew for putting this blog hop together. 
I love trying to use other fabrics or other things in my designs. So when Marian invited me to this blog hop, I eagerly accepted.  

 Getting right to it:

Snow scenes are so fun and this hop was a perfect excuse for me to make one of my favorite patterns.

(find it here)

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Eerie Nights Are Here!

Applique Autumn Eerie Nights fall giveaways Halloween ideas inspiration Quilting

As the temperature drops my excitement grows...

By September, I begin watching scary movies. Halloween will get here faster if you do that, right? 

October is finally here! 

I love all versions of Halloween; funny, cute, scary. It's all exciting to me. 
Applique Recycle bagsThis year, I wanted to make trick-or-treat bags for my nieces. I try to practice what I teach them, recycle and reuse what I can. So, I found some old recycle bags and appliqued them. Since they only use...

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The Road Home Row Along

Applique giveaways how to ideas inspiration Quilting technique The Road Home Row Along

First Kudos

Thank you to Marian at Seams to be Sew for putting up with all us newbies and helping us every step of the way. And, a special thank you to Amy at Sew Incredibly Crazy for making all the behind the scenes work and taking care of all our freebies. Please visit them and you too will love to follow their every blog.

My Row

I'm new to the Olympic Peninsula and I fell in love at...

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What fusible do I use for raw edge applique? Here's what I like to use and why.

Applique how to ideas Quilting technique

There are various fusible products in the marketplace, how do you choose the one for you? We all have preferences based on how they create their quilts, I'm no different. My fusible of choice is Steam-a-Seam 2 and here's why. 

  • It's sticky on both sides so, it stays where you place it. Think of it like a post-it note, You can move it around but it stays put until you do.
  • It has a grid on the stabilizer. This is helpful for cutting just the right amount. 
  • It stays...

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Do you have an attachment to wall hangings? Me too! Here's why.

Applique ideas inspiration Quilting

Most of my appliques are wall hangings and there are so many advantages to creating this way.

  • Since applique can be large or small it’s a great way to free oneself from the constraints of making something a specific size. Then, I can create it because I like it, no matter the shape. 
  • I hate to throw any fabric away. Applique is an ideal way to use little pieces of fabulous fabric. Simply put, I can use my scraps!
  • I can play with...

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