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Jan 5

Log Cabin

New Year, new term, new students; but hopefully into the second month and second of our monthly classes we’re all beginning to settle back and relax a little. We always start the year with simple rotary cutting for new students – just a few strips to start with and then how to cut those strips…

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Quilting for charitable causes has become quite a thing these days .. the local sewing group I go to, Our Quilty Pleasures, has supported a number of charities over the years and we have recently been fortunate to receive a substantial amount of money to support our future efforts.  Generally, we sew for local causes…

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For ever my husband has wanted to own a log cabin.   It stemmed from a holiday we had in Dorset one year when our kids were younger and ever since he has brought up the idea again and again, but it just isn’t going to be happening unless the numbers come up on the Lotto. …

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How small a scrap of fabric do you keep? The answer is different for everyone. Some scraps I have are tiny but I might just need that particular shade of blue for an appliquéd eye at some point. So during lockdown I have vowed to tackle my scraps and reduce the ever-expanding bags/boxes that grow…

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Do you still receive a lot of cards at Christmas time? One unusual solution to the dilemma of where to display them is this Christmas Card Hanger and of course you get the pleasure of making something useful as well. It’s made using the ever popular Log Cabin patchwork. Using the Christmas Card Hanger Watch…

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It seems a life time ago that we attended the Bloggerati Retreat and already there are plans afoot for the next one.  The last retreat was precious time for me to concentrate on sewing, something I don’t often enjoy with a busy job and other obligations.  Not only did I have time to sew, it…

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Well, following a suggestion from Sue Griffiths, from Australia, the call went out for volunteers from the Bloggerati who would be interested in taking part in a Sew-a-Row Quilt. I have never done this sort of thing before and thought it would be fun to take part, so up went my hand!!!! Due to the…