Author Archives: Lisa Yarost

Happy Feet – Batting edition

If you’ve made even one quilt, you have narrow strips of batting. Sometimes they’re just shy of the size you need for a wall hanging, purse, or anything else. WHAT TO DO? You can join these pieces of batting together … Continue reading

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Fashion – a four-year-old girl’s perspective

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Happy Feet – Quilt Binding Edition

The Problem I hate binding quilts. It’s the one thing about quilting that feels like drudgery to me. It takes a long time to do it the traditional way, and it is difficult to get great results if you do … Continue reading

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Lipstick? What’s that?

I saw this lipstick case at a garage sale and bought it to use as a headphone case. Instead, I discovered that it is the perfect size to hold my Voyager 17 longarm bobbins! Funny that it never occurred to … Continue reading

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Taking the Longarm by the Horns

This weekend I had the joy of visiting with a long-time friend. Syma finished her first quilt, and asked if she could come over to quilt it on my frame. Of course, the answer was YES, since that meant that … Continue reading

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Stay Cool!

The heat wave continues, but our hero the demon baby has found a way to keep cool! Happy Independence Day to those who live in the USA!

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Weeding Hell

Demon baby likes weeding about as much as I do.

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Coffee Love

When it’s hot like this, I love iced coffee. Apparently, so does demon baby! Keep cool!

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Holy cow! It’s hot!

It’s supposed to get up to 97F here today. I know it gets much hotter in many other places, but we Midwestern flowers have a hard time dealing with the heat. We’re just not used to it, and the humidity … Continue reading

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You’re giving Mom flowers for Mother’s Day?

You’re such a jerk. Just kidding… Happy Mother’s Day to Everybody!

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