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HST Tote Bag Pattern

Over the winter I taught several sessions of my tote bag class.  It was such a hit that I decided i’d make the pattern available for purchase.  I really love this bag and have made it so many times over the years.  It goes together quickly and effortlessly.  I use mine for shopping and holding

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Stash Builder Box

Just a few days ago I got this box in the mail and it was full of all sorts of sewing goodies.  Stash Builder Box is a monthly subscription service that delivers new sewing items to help you grow your stash, but it’s more than just that.  Last month Amanda contacted me about her new

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AGF Stitched // Blithe Quilt

Another year of AGF Stitched has started up!  If you aren’t familiar with AGF Stitched, it’s a collaboration between Art Gallery Fabrics and Fat Quarter Shop.  Each quarter a group of select bloggers makes a set pattern with Art Gallery Fabrics of our choosing, and Fat Quarter Shop puts together a video tutorial for making

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Binding Perfectly Mitered Corners

I had a couple of people on Instagram ask me about my mitered corners on my quilts, and how I got them to turn out so “perfect”.  Perfect is of course in the eye of the beholder, but I do tend to have nicely squared corners on my binding.  It comes from years of practice

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Binding // Joining Ends

I was reviewing my binding posts (1, 2, and 3) before my binding class at Modern Domestic last month, as I wanted to direct students there for a refresher after class should they forget a step.  I realized that while it’s still relevant, I don’t actually show the method i’m using now to attach the

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AGF Stitched // Locket Quilt

I’m a week late posting my AGF Stitched quilt for the last quarter of 2015.  December threw me for a loop, not least of which was because I had a horrible flu that just wouldn’t go away.  Despite all of that, I was able to finish the 4th quilt in the AGF Stitched series.  It’s

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