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How to Sew a DartHow to Sew a Dart Darts are used when making bags as well as garments.  Read more from Caroline at SewCanShe on how to properly sew a dart.  She has a great tip and picture on how to finish the
Easter Mini QuiltsEaster Mini Quilts We all Sew at Bernina, featured three Easter mini quilt free patterns by Art Gallery.  They are so darn cute and would make up in an evening just in time for Easter. The bunny with the pompom caught my eye.  Read more of the
Big Color Block ToteBig Color Block Tote Caroline from SewCanShe has created a free pattern for a Big Color Blocked Tote   This Color Blocked Tote is large and roomy, with a recessed zipper and easy straps that have rivet embellishments.  She also has a video on how to attach the rivets. Check out her
10 Things I’ve Learned in 10 Years Diary of a Quilter by Amy Smart has been writing blogs for 10 years.  She shares 10 things she has learned in the past 10 years as well as some favorite photos. Her lessons pertain to life overall as well as quilting/sewing.  A great reminder for all of us....   Read more of Amy's
How Digital Printing Will Impact the Quilting Cotton MarketHow Digital Printing Will Impact the Quilting Cotton Market Abbey Glassenberg from While She Naps shares her thoughts on How Digital Printing Will Impact the Quilting Cotton Market. Read more of this
Sofa Sewing CaddySofa Sewing Caddy Many quilters choose to do hand sewing in the evening, to wind down after a long day.  Overdale Fabrics blogged a post on a Sewing Caddy where all the parts are removable.  This Sewing Caddy is made by Michelle at CreativeBlonde. Michelle's tutorial is the perfect accessory for anyone
April Guild Meeting Reminder Next Guild meeting is Tuesday, April 2.  Meeting starts at 7pm
Just For Fun – Vintage Log Cabin BlocksJust For Fun – Vintage Log Cabin Blocks In Diary of a Quilter, Amy Smart post writes about using a crazy all-day snowstorm to cancel most of her plans, stay in her sweats and start cutting up 10-years-worth of stashed away vintage-inspired prints and scraps to work on a vintage log cabin quilt she saw 10 or so years ago.  Amy
Sewing Machine Tension Troubleshooting for Quilting at HomeSewing Machine Tension Troubleshooting for Quilting at Home Amy Smart from Diary of a Quilter had a guest post about a common issue when we machine quilt from home -  sewing machine tension. Amy's guest, Dara Tomasson of Stitched Quilting Company, has some simple tips to help you diagnose and adjust your tension issues at home. Dara's post provides
Machine Quilting Quick TipMachine Quilting Quick Tip Lori Kennedy from Lori Kennedy Quilts has a quick quilting tip - Don’t Steer! Read more her post that includes how to techniques
Sewing Together, Virtually Moda Cutting Table has a great blog explaining Sewing Virtually with Friends.  Here is an exerpt that explains this a bit more: Some of us are lucky enough to have friends nearby who sew, or to take classes or go on retreats. But if not, or even if you do have sewing comrades, online
Embroidered Hexies and Needle bookEmbroidered Hexies and Needle book Julie from A Sum of Their Stories has a tutorial that combines hexies, embroidery and a needle book.  If you haven't tried hexies, this is a great project to start with because it is a small project that won't take much time.  Incorporating embroidery into a sewing project adds texture

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