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Color Confidence for Quilters: Choosing colors for your next quilt

Hi friends! Today I want to talk little bit about choosing quilt colors. One of the hardest things for many quilters is choosing what colors to use in their next quilt. Does that resonate with you? It does for me! Choosing Quilt Colors Picking the right mix of fabrics for your next quilt can be… Continue reading Color Confidence for Quilters: Choosing colors for your next quilt

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Quilting Tips: 5 Essential Tips for Sewing Curves

Hi friends! Today I want to talk about sewing curves. Are you curve phobic? I have to admit, I was afraid of sewing curves for quite a while! Then I designed a quilt for the 2019 Quilter's Planner that had curves in it and it was time for me to get over my hesitation. To… Continue reading Quilting Tips: 5 Essential Tips for Sewing Curves

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Trying Something New: Improv Quilting

Hi Friends! How are you all doing during our time of staying safe/staying healthy/staying home? I hope you are able to find time to have some fun with your quilting. For me, since I work from home everyday, my day to day routine is not drastically different. But it feels different. Before the stay at… Continue reading Trying Something New: Improv Quilting

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Your Complete Guide to the Different Types of Sewing Threads

Hi friends! Different Types of Sewing Thread In a post last week, I talked about choosing the right size sewing machine needle for your project. Today let’s talk about choosing the right sewing thread.  Which do you choose first - the needle or the thread? The needle size you should use is determined by the… Continue reading Your Complete Guide to the Different Types of Sewing Threads

The Ultimate Guide to the Different Sewing Machine Needles featured by top quilting and sewing shop, Seams Like a Dream Quilt Designs, explains how to pick the best needle to use for your next sewing project.
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The Ultimate Guide to the Different Sewing Machine Needles

Hi friends! Today I want to talk about sewing machine needles. Not a glamorous topic I know but an important one. I mean, no needle, no sewing right? I don’t know about you, but I never really learned about sewing machine needles. Anything I know was picked up from trial and error and occasionally a… Continue reading The Ultimate Guide to the Different Sewing Machine Needles

5 Tips for Pressing Quilt Seams featured by top quilting and sewing shop, Seams Like a Dream Quilt designs, explains why good pressing techniques matter when you quilt.
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Exploring the Basics – Pressing Essentials for Quilters: 5 Tips for Pressing Quilt Seams

Disclosure: Some of the links below are affiliate links, meaning - at no additional cost to you - I will earn a commission if you click through and make a purchase.   Welcome to our series exploring the basics of quilting! Last time, we discussed some aspects of fabric die cutting. Next time, we'll be… Continue reading Exploring the Basics – Pressing Essentials for Quilters: 5 Tips for Pressing Quilt Seams

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Deadlines, Design Wall issue and Mistakes

Hi friends! I am sitting here trying to decide what part of this topic to start with, the deadlines, the design wall or the mistakes! Deadlines Let's start with deadlines. When most people learn that I left my nursing career for a quilt design career, they (wrongly!) assume that I have an easy job. Now, I… Continue reading Deadlines, Design Wall issue and Mistakes

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Market Bag and Using up my Stash

Hi friends! Last week I had a chance to do some sewing for fun. Well mostly for fun. Annie's contacted me and asked if I wanted to participate in their Annie's Market Bag Summer Adventures! And if you know me, you know I said yes!   So what is this Annie's Market Bag Summer Adventures?… Continue reading Market Bag and Using up my Stash