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Forage Bag patternForage Bag pattern Enjoy this fabulous Forage Bag in two sizes, regular or mini.  A cross body bag is great if you need a small purse.  Anna Graham of noodlehead has designed several bags and
Halloween Table Runner and Wall hangingHalloween Table Runner and Wall hanging Pat Sloan published a series on Hallowe'en projects.  Her patterns are made in great Hallowe'en fabrics that would help anyone be in the Hallowe'en spirit.  This blog post shares her table runner and wall hanging patterns. The reason I am sharing these patterns is that they can easily be
Easy Hallowe'en MatsEasy Hallowe'en Mats It is not too late for a quick project to celebrate Hallowe'en.  Pat Sloan has a free pattern for an Easy Mat that makes up quickly.  While in black and orange colors for Hallowe'en, this pattern could be used with Christmas
Pressing bars Pressing bars are very useful for stems for applique or certain quilt blocks. This tutorial by On-Point-TV talks about how to create and use Bias Bars. Check out a second short tutorial which talks about advantages and disadvantages of different brands of pressing
October Guild meeting reminder A reminder to make sure that the October 2nd meeting is on your calendar.   Doors open at 6:15pm.  Meeting starts at 7pm. Remember to bring your Placemat for the
Bandana bib This quick bandana drool bib is a change up from a quilt project.  Many of us know of some precious baby that could use one of these cute bibs.  Time to get one in before finishing that fall or Hallowe'en project you are working
Guild Summer Challenge - Placemat reveal 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
Half Rectangle Triangle blocksHalf Rectangle Triangle blocks Nicola Dodd for ModaBakeshop has a tutorial on how to make half rectangle triangles.  This block is described as Easy for difficulty. There are great pictures showing how to line up the
Log cabin patterns Caroline from SewCanShe has pulled together 5 free log cabin patterns.  Try the modern log cabin quilt with a heart, one log cabin, or 1" strip pieced log cabin.  These patterns are a fresh take on a very traditional
Fall and Halloween Inspired Quilts and Tutorials
Fall and Halloween Inspired Quilts and Tutorials As much as I hate to admit it, fall is here.  Time to start thinking about those beautiful red, yellow and orange colors.  If you need an idea or two for a new project, Amy from Diary of a Quilter, has assembled a list of her Fall and Halloween favourites.  Her article has links to
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

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