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Love-ly Garden – A Free Applique Pattern / Quilting Gallery

I’ve made a Love-ly Garden wall hanging (or table runner) free tutorial, just for you! This project finishes at 22″ x 38″. You can visit Melissa’s blog to see the Love-ly Garden photo tutorial or download the tutorial and pattern … Continue reading

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Common problem for beginner quilters – Adding Borders to Your Quilt Top

A superb tutorial on adding a border to your quilt top by Jo Baner. One of the most common mistakes when adding a border is not measuring. This can create wavy borders and lead to difficulties and puckers when quilting. … Continue reading

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Quick and Easy Project Valentine Appliqué Towels

Simple white tea towels are embellished with pom pom fringe and hearts to make lovely Valentine’s Day gifts. Children will want to make a few sets to hand out to Mom, grandma and their teachers. Get the instructions for ––> … Continue reading

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Free Elephant Applique Pattern

Marching Elephants Machine Applique via bustleandsew.com Aren’t these marching elephants seriously cute? These would be great for decorating projects for the kids such as a cushion for their bedroom, a school library bag, or use just one and applique it … Continue reading

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free easy scruffy dog applique

Last night I went to a baby shower for a newborn boy. For the baby gift, I appliqued this little scruffy dog on a onesie and gave it with some nice soft stripey pants. Here are a few versions I … Continue reading

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Positively Perfect: a free quilt and throw pillow pattern.

The Positively Perfect Pillow Pattern. via aprilrosenthal.com If you are a beginner quilter, learning how to make some simple projects using free patterns can be an inexpensive way to improve your skills. There are lots of easy quilt patterns available. … Continue reading

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Tutorial for an easy quilt pattern

Do you have a charm pack in your stash, which you love but not sure what to do with? Why not make a set of these super simple placemats? I used a charm pack of ‘A Stitch in Color’ which … Continue reading

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