Category Archives: Quilting

Ideas for Stitching Stems

As part of the Summer Stitch along, I wanted to share some ideas for stitching stems. You can use the whip stitch that I shared in this post, but it’s kind of fun to mix it up a little.  The photo … Continue reading

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Big Splash, Part 2

My latest fabric line, Big Splash previewed at market this spring.  I shared a little bit about the inspiration for the line in this post, if you want to read more about it.   It comes out in November, but is … Continue reading

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Summer Stitch Along – Part 7

  Summer is flying by! I have been getting some stitching done, but not as much as I would like.  This week is a good example of why – We are having 30 people for supper tonight and another 30 … Continue reading

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Garden Party

I finished a quilt that I have been working on for the last 11 months.  Yeah!  I saw it last year at the Minnesota quilt show in the Fiberworks Quilt Shop booth.  I debated for quite a while over if … Continue reading

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Summer Stitch Along, Part 6 – The Whipstitch

How is everyone coming with their Joyful Stitcher project?  I’m curious to hear where everyone is at.  I am sewing on mine much faster than I am blogging on it, but the next blog posts should be a lot less … Continue reading

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My Contact Paper Trick – Summer Stitch Along Post #5

Today as part of the Summer Stitch along, we get to talk about two of my favorite tricks – Layering cotton behind wool applique and using contact paper to get those applique shapes placed perfectly onto your background fabric.   … Continue reading

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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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