Category Archives: Quilting

Part 4 of the Summer Stich Along – Preparing the cotton applique and using a stabilizer.

I’m back with a few more hints for the Stitch Along.  If you have missed the previous blog posts on the stitch along, just look above and click on the Joyful Stitcher Info and Summer Stitch Along.   First – I have … Continue reading

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Tricks For Preparing Wool Applique Shapes

As part of the Summer Stitch Along that I’m doing for my Joyful Stitcher book, I wanted to quickly share some basics steps on preparing the wool applique shapes.  These steps will apply to any of the projects from the … Continue reading

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Summer Stitch Along – Supplies and Prep, Part 2

Has anybody been shopping for wool yet? If you have, there might be some prep that you need to do – It will depend on what you bought. If you bought felted wool that is hand-dyed, you don’t need to … Continue reading

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Sourcing Materials for Wool and the Joyful Stitcher Projects

In my last few posts, I mentioned that I would get to answering some of the questions that you all had about the projects in my new book, The Joyful Stitcher.  Many of them centered around where to get materials, … Continue reading

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The Joyful Stitcher Winners

Life has been really busy since I got back from Quilt Market, so I am still playing catch-up.  On my to-do list is getting this blog post done so I can announce the winners of the Joyful Stitcher books.  I … Continue reading

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The Joyful Stitcher – Part 3

I leave for Quilt Market tomorrow and I really wanted to get this post done before I left.  It’s almost midnight and I just finished my last two quilts, got them quilted and the binding sewn on.  I’m mostly packed and … Continue reading

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The Joyful Stitcher – Part 2

Today I’m going to continue with my preview of my newest book, “The Joyful Stitcher”.  (To see part 1 of the preview, click here.)  I will share 4 more projects from the book today and in Part 3, I will … Continue reading

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