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    Hidden Snowflake Block – FREE

    Christmas is one of my favourite times of the year. I can hardly wait to put up the tree, decorate the house and bake. I know festive etiquette rules state that Christmas decorating is not allowed before December 1st but…

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    The Fat Quarter Shop has this really cute Panda pattern called Panda-Moniam. A very easy block to sew together and even easier with Kimberly demonstrating how to make the block in the You tube video . My Panda is made from assorted textured…

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    Pat Sloan is hosting a BOM called Globetrotting. You can find all the details here  and when you have finished your block, please post it in the Quilt Along with Pat Sloan FB group. I had a FQ pack of Geeky…

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    The Story of the Stripey Dresden Quilt

    Once upon a time, in a land far, far away, there lived a group of royal quilters. They were a very clever bunch of quilters who delighted in making blocks for others and collectively called themselves the QCA Bee #2 (Quilt…

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    My top 10 Favourite Backgrounds

    Background fabric plays a major part in the staging of your quilt. It can blend in with the block and make it float or provide a stunning contrast to lift the pattern out of the block. Currently, my Top 10…

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    Flat Bunnies

    I had the pleasure to meet Angela Yosten when I was at Market last year. When I found out that Angela was releasing her first collection – Flats – I just had to ask Angela if she would send me…

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    The long and the short of it

    I try to hang all my rulers and templates on 3M hooks but some of my longer templates don’t have holes for hooks and they are too long to fit in draws. So, to keep them from being broken or…

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    No paper in this house

    The year one teacher asked the parents to provide a shoe box wrapped in Christmas paper with a slit for posting mail. Yeah, like I have paper in this house!