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Changing the size of your applique templates

Posted by Ruth on 10 June 2011 | 0 Comments

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Do you need to change the size of your applique templates?

One way to simplify an applique pattern is to make the templates larger so they are easier to handle. This is easy to do. I use a program called PosteRazor which is free to download to your computer. You can find it online here: http://posterazor.sourceforge.net

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Applique - fusible webbing applique

Posted by Ruth on 5 June 2011 | 2 Comments

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How to make an applique daisy using fusible webbing. Part one - preparing the applique shapes.

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Applique Sunflowers anyone?

Posted by Ruth on 22 May 2011 | 5 Comments

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How many of you love sunflowers? How many of you love applique? Put the two together and you have one of my best seller applique patterns "Simply Sunflowers". 

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Free applique pattern

Posted by Ruth on 13 February 2011 | 2 Comments

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We have a free pattern for all our newsletter subscribers. I bet you can subscribe faster than you can do this jigsaw!

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Applique Pattern Highlight

Posted by Ruth on 28 January 2011 | 3 Comments

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You can only imagine how thrilled I was when I discovered one of my applique patterns on the cover of Clotilde's Catalog for their February 2011 issue. I almost feel famous <grin> Today I discovered my "Array of Color" applique pattern featured on Clotilde's website and on their catalog cover.

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Comfort Quilts

Posted by Ruth on 17 January 2011 | 0 Comments

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When I first started quilting, I made quilts for all my children. They got quilts for their cribs when they were young. Then as they grew up I made quilts for their beds. As new quilts replaced older ones, the older ones were then handed on to others. 

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An In Depth Look At “A Freshness Of Spring” – Part 3

Posted by Ruth on 12 January 2011 | 3 Comments

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If you have been following along you will have read our previous blog post about my "A Freshness of Spring" quilt. Just in case you missed the two earlier posts, here are links back to them.

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Free quilted butterfly

Posted by Ruth on 9 January 2011 | 3 Comments

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Learn to add a creative touch to any quilt, purse, tote, pillow case or sweatshirt.

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An In Depth Look At “A Freshness Of Spring” – Part 2

Posted by Ruth on 7 January 2011 | 5 Comments

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The Stitching.

One of the things I love about quilting is the actual stitching or quilting used to enhanced the design. Not everyone enjoys this process, but I certainly do. Using the sewing machine and various stitches (I have two favorite), I add coloring through thread work and extra detail with quilting stitches.

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Free Online Quilting Class

Posted by Ruth on 6 January 2011 | 1 Comments

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A lot of quilters ask "how do you take an online quilting class?". Everyone seems very interested and eager to try so I decided to make it easy for quilters and sewers to learn by writing a short class for newcomers to experience the concept of online quilt learning. Instead of just a question and answer page, I wanted a hands on experience and so the book cover with applique flowers was born. It is a wonderful creative idea for a gift with your personal touch.

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