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Pinwheel picnic pattern tutorialPinwheel picnic pattern tutorial Pinwheels always catch my eye.  They look so complicated but are not that hard to make.  Jenny Doan's tutorial for the pattern Pinwheel picnic features two sizes of
National Jelly Roll Day September is National sewing month.  Saturday September 15 has been declared National Jelly Roll Day. Here are a few ideas to celebrate the day by sewing using a Jelly roll: - This is the basic jelly roll race with the addition of appliqued flowers.  You could change that up to a design
Summer Challenge - Due at Oct meeting The Summer Challenge for the 2018 season is so well thought out in many respects.....   "New for me" - stretch yourself to try a new technique or block. "Placemat size" - small project which won't take a lot of time.  "Small amount of fabric needed" - Use fabric or scraps you
Welcome back to New Meeting LocationWelcome back to New Meeting Location Welcome back to another fun and interesting year at the Prairie Piecemakers Quilter's Guild!!! The first meeting of the year is Tuesday September 4.  The meeting starts at 7pm with the doors opening at 6:15 for access to the library.   We have a NEW LOCATION for meetings this
Library Book Sale From the Library Committee: The Library committee yearly reviews books that have not been taken out the 4 years prior, ie. for this year to June 2018.  These books are withdrawn from the library.  These library books are offered to our members for $4/book or 3 books for $10.  The
New Meeting Location There is a new meeting location for our monthly Guild meetings.  The address is 3825 Hillsdale for Good Shepherd Lutheran Church. There is a huge parking lot on the east side of the building so parking will be a treat in this new location.  There is an entrance to the meeting room on the
Sewing Date Traveler ToteSewing Date Traveler Tote The forecast is very hot temperatures for the next couple of weeks.  Why not use that time to sew a tote for all your sewing notions.  Robert Kaufman has a free pattern Sewing Date Traveler that should hold all your tools.  A great summer project to complete before all your sewing
Ask Angela Pre wound bobbins Angela Walters published a short video series where she answers machine quilting questions from her viewers.  In this video,Angela talks about the use of prewound bobbins when quilting, and her preference for thread colors.
Regina Modern District Guild Charity QuiltRegina Modern District Guild Charity Quilt QuiltCon, the international quilt show for Modern Guilds, featured a story on the making of a Charity quilt by the Regina District Modern Quilt Guild that was on display at 2018 QuiltCon.  As part of the 2018 show, charity quilts designed and quilted from Guilds all over the world are
Prewound Bobbins by Dr. Bob Many of us have heard or purchased Prewound bobbins.  Here is the scoop on prewound bobbins by Bob Purcell of Superior Threads. He discusses prewound bobbins and the benefits of using a prewound bobbin.
Bobbin Tenstion Bob Purcell (Chief Threadologist of Superior Threads) discusses when adjusting the tension on a bobbin case is necessary.
How Tension Discs Work Another video in the series by Dr. Bob.  Here he explains thread tension disks and adjusting top tension.

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