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2017, Bicycle Quilt, bike theme, Category_Events, Cute, Easy, Joyride, Kit, Mini Quilt, Modern, North Dakota, On the Go, Quick, Row, Row by Row, Row by Row Experience, Row Kit -

Wednesday, June 21st is the kick off for the 2017 Row by Row Experience! Some of you have your plans all made - you know what rows you want and have mapped out your route! And the rest of you are thinking what the heck is Row by Row, am I right? Not to worry - we're here to fill you in! Row by Row Experience began in 2011 in New York State with just 20 quilt shops. It grew to 62 shops in 2012, 138 shops in 2013 and then went nationwide in 2014 with 1250 shops participating. We...

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I’m a really curious person by nature. I was like a broken record as a kid, “Why? Why? Why?” I never mean to sound like I’m questioning you. I just want to know why you did it that way, and how it works, and why it works that way! And the only way I can really learn something is by doing it. Jump and see if it hurts. Once I was racing a friend on horseback. There was a tree directly in my path. The horse went left, I went right. Do you know what went through my mind in...

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A Line, Bias, Book, Category_Book Review, Category_Garments, Cute, Easy, Everyday Style, Green, Knee Length, Lotta Jansdotter, Peppered Cotton, Quick, Shot Cotton, Simple, Tedra, Tedra Skirt -

I’ve had the Tedra skirt from Everyday Style on my list for some time now. This weekend I was able to sneak in a little sewing time. It felt so good after being away for a few weeks. I’m really pleased with how it turned out. I think the simple bias construction is very clever. It’s just two pieces with an invisible side zipper. I’ve never done a waistband this way before. The book calls for Petersham ribbon. We don’t carry that type of ribbon so I used our 1” wide twill tape. I think it worked great. The fabric...

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Category_Free Patterns, Category_Home Decor, Category_Tips and Tricks, cutie, diy, drawstring bag, Easy, free, gifts for a friend, gifts for mom, handmade, Modern, plant, Quick, Random Acts of Kindness, what to make -

One of my resolutions this year was to spread a little more kindness through gift giving. I'll admit - the first few months of the year got away from me! How is it March already? Regardless, I'm ready now! A good friend of mine is having a birthday this week and I wanted to make her a little something. Side note...Do you find it challenging to sew gifts for people that also love to sew? I find myself doubting my simpler ideas just because I know that she could so easily make that herself. But that's not the point is...

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accuquilt, Category_Free Patterns, Category_Quilts & Blankets, diy, Easy, fat quarter quilt, free pattern, Hexi, how to, Quick, Quilt -

I am so excited to share this quilt with all of you! Do you love hexies as much as I do? Have you always been terrified of all those Y-seams? Fear no more, I have found the best tutorial for sewing hexagons! I put the tutorial to the test on this quilt, and I have to tell you - I loved every minute of working on it. Here's how I did it: Supplies: 14 Fat Quarters (or 14 quarter yards) 1-1/2 yards Backing 1/2 yard Binding Crib size batting Here's the best part...this entire quilt was cut on the Accuquilt...

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