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Introducing the Beach Quilt Pattern Inspiration The Beach Quilt Pattern is a block based quilt pattern with strip pieced borders to mimic the look of a beach towel - but one big enough for the whole family! As a family we always gravitate towards using one quilt for certain task or outing. During the summer months in northern Minnesota we spend many days at the beach that's walking distance from our house and I realized we didn't have a "Beach Quilt". You know that quilt that everyone knows exactly what your talking about when you say "grab the beach quilt!"...

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How are your summer sewing projects coming along? Room for one more? Kerry Finn from Blow's Sew and Vac made us this adorable sample for our summer display using a free pattern from which is sponsored by Bernina. Kerry's sample is made from an Anna Maria Horner rayon challis (that's currently on sale even!). Rayon gives it a beautiful drape and softness. Store bought clothes made from rayon are usually labeled as dry clean or hand wash only. The great thing about sewing your own garments is the chance to truly pre-shrink the fabric. We have had great luck...

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