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Iraqi Bundles of Love

I first heard about this project at Sew, Mama, Sew! a week or two ago. There is an army major stationed in Iraq, Major Art LaFlamme, whose wife is a quilter. He has asked any quilter who wants to help, to send him quilt supplies (or knitting supplies) that he will take to Iraqi ladies….

Fabric Covered Notebooks

The other night I was jumping from blog to blog and somehow ended up at this blog: Wise Craft tutorial of fabric covered moleskines. I had been planning on making some quilted covers for composition notebooks having seen this Quarterly Challenge from American Patchwork and Quilting to make a journal cover. I had even suggested…

Scrap Quilts for Dolls

What to do with fabric strips 5″ long of mostly, but perhaps not exactly, the same width? Make a scrap quilt! I had a four year old home for a week while her three older siblings were at Grandpa and Grandma’s house. She liked these scraps so we made them into a doll quilt for…

Scrap Quilts for Charity

What to do with leftover strips 9″ long of various widths? Make a couple charity quilts of course! Here is what I came up with: I used the strips between 9″ squares, rotated every other row since they weren’t going to line up anyway and trimmed the rows to the same length. The striped fabric…

Hungry Anyone?

First you should know that I am not a great cook. Second you should know that one of my favorite places to eat is IHOP. I usually go about once a year. I always order stuffed french toast. Once, years ago, they had a cinnamon roll that was cooked like french toast. Also yummy. A…

New book coming soon! Freebie coming soon!

I am finally back after having fallen off the face of the earth for a little while. I do that some times. First I was cleaning, cleaning, cleaning to have company come. Then I was working, working, working because Grandma and Grandpa took the three oldest kids for a week of summer fun. Then we…

Thanks and a Winner!

Thanks for the input on the novelty fabrics. I was surprised at the result. Here are the two that got the most votes: The monkeys from P&B Textiles collection called Safari So Good coming out this fall, and the Farm Toile from the Benartex collection called Farmyard Toile. So I will have to add my…