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Sewing with Curves

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Sewing with Curves

Some of the links below are affiliate links, meaning, at no additional cost to you, I may earn a small commission from the sale if you click through and purchase. Are you scared of sewing with curves? Have no fear! Today I am sharing a few tips and tricks that have been helpful for me. Give this post a read and try out the Sunroom Quilt Pattern.   1. Sew slow.  It's tempting to put the pedal to the metal when you're comfortable sewing, but with curves it's all about slow sewing. You want to take your time and ease...

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How To Clean Your Quilting Gloves

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How To Clean Your Quilting Gloves

Some of the links below are affiliate links, meaning, at no additional cost to you, I may earn a small commission from the sale if you click through and purchase.       Alrighty friends - time to clean those gloves! Half-way through quilting this lovely Playroom Quilt I realized the ink from the backing was rubbing off on my quilting gloves. I was horrified at first and cursed myself for not pre-washing my fabrics.   Ever been here before?! (Before photo! EEK!)     Not to fear! Today I am sharing a quick and easy fix. (Seriously this might...

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Make Eight Half-Square Triangles

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Make Eight Half-Square Triangles

Some of the links below are affiliate links, meaning, at no additional cost to you, I may earn a small commission from the sale if you click through and purchase.     If you haven't seen this method before - get excited! This is a very fast way to make half-square triangles eight at a time. This saves so much time in my opinion.      1. Cut your squares.  There is a simple way to calculate what size your starting squares should be. You will need one for the background and one for the triangle. If you know the size...

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Sewn Home Series: Playroom Quilt Pattern

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Sewn Home Series: Playroom Quilt Pattern

    The Playroom Quilt pattern is here! This pattern is the second to release in the Sewn Home Series.      I love how playful this pattern is without being overly complicated.  This is a simple and easy pattern! It's the perfect beginner quilt.    Do you recognize that backing? I finally made use of my Itajime Shibori fabrics. Read more about that process here. I have made this quilt four times and every time I am surprised at how fast it comes together. Fun Fact: This pattern was actually the very first one I designed for the series....

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Chain Piecing: How I Stay Organized

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Chain Piecing: How I Stay Organized

Some of the links below are affiliate links, meaning, at no additional cost to you, I may earn a small commission from the sale if you click through and purchase.      Do you chain piece your quilts? I didn't before I started the Playroom Quilt. I have now made this quilt three times and every time I have chain pieced it.   It feels like an easier way to keep everything in order. It definitely takes some organization. I use these clips to keep the columns in order! I have two of each color.   Step One: Lay your quilt...

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