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I am a huge lover of all things plants, but until recently I thought my green thumb was only functional outside. Surely I couldn't keep houseplants alive, could I? Last fall I couldn't stand the idea of not having something green around me, so I brought in lots of my potted plants and have gradually added to my collection every time I pass a nursery! I've lost a few here and there, but overall I'm pretty happy with how my indoor green thumb has been developing. I found this beautiful snake plant for a steal, but didn't have a pot...

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We feel so fortunate to have a guest post today from Sara Sunderlin. Besides being a customer, Sara is a dear friend of all of us at Modern Textiles. Sara learned to sew from her grandmother and mom when she was five years old. As a self-proclaimed fabric addict she loves to visit Modern Textiles frequently. Sara teaches in the Apparel, Retail Merchandising and Design department at NDSU. Thanks for sharing your story with us today Sara! Every quilt has a story, make sure to tell the story. I was recently reminded of the importance of this statement. When I...

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For my niece's 14th birthday I made her a travel notebook using our Journal Cover Kit. She is planning a road trip to Utah to see Arches National Park with a friend when she's old enough to drive. It's fun to have something to connect with her. I love a good road trip and I've had the privilege of exploring a bit of the Southwest and it's National Parks. So I put together a map of the area and labeled the spots I think she should see with page numbers from the guide book I got her. Instead of just...

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Love this quilt? Click HERE for the Picnic Quilt Pattern! We are excited to announce a new pattern series from Modern Textiles - Pretty Easy Patterns. These patterns are quick projects with great design - basically pretty and easy!! Another great feature - they are each only $3.99. Our first in the Pretty Easy Pattern series is the Picnic Quilt. The Picnic Quilt, which is 62-1/2" square, is made up of large blocks with a simple, but bold design. The half square triangles are made four at a time. With 16" square blocks making up the rest of the quilt...

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We got a huge stack of yarn dyed woven fabrics in the shop recently - Carolina Gingham, Manchester and Essex, which are some of my all time favorite fabrics. Classics that mix and match with other fabrics or look amazing on their own. Having these fabrics in my stash just makes me happy! But I also want to see and use them everyday! Because they are yarn dyed before the fabric was woven they are pretty on both sides, making kitchen towels and cloth napkins the perfect project. Guaranteed to be used and appreciated (by me at least) everyday. I've...

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