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Big Ole Pincushion

I decided, for no particular reason, to make a pincushion today. I have a new box of pins, so why not? My main concern was how to fill it. I don’t like pincushions filled with polyfill or batting pieces because … Continue reading

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Dreaming of personal peace

Paper fabric, painted and inked. Quilted onto sandwich and mounted on canvas stretcher.

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Sewing with expletives

I love sewing shows. When I used to watch TV, I would always tune in to “Sewing with Nancy,” a wonderful PBS show featuring Nancy Zieman. My friend Jen and I have our own version of this show we call … Continue reading

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Bernina cozy tutorial, part one

As you recall, I found an unpleasant surprise when I recently used my Bernina. In order to protect her from further acts of desecration, I have embarked upon a project to make a Bernina Cozy. I’m making this way more … Continue reading

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The things you find…

This is a potholder. I made it this weekend using a couple of orphan blocks and a section of a retired bath towel. Not only did this project net me a new potholder, (of which I am always short), but … Continue reading

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Why home sewing gets a bad rap

I received the new sales circular from Hancock Fabrics. Guess what? It’s Prom Time! Well, it is in the sewing world, anyway, which runs a couple of months ahead of the calendar. This photo from the sales circular is a … Continue reading

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