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There is something very special about putting a lot of time and creativity into making a quilt and then passing the finished quilt on to its new owner. When we make for family or friends, we want out quilts to be the…
I think you have done well to stand firm on this, and let family and friends know why. I wonder if they even realised that what they were doing was the same as asking you to buy a present (the value of your labour) to give to someone you didn’t know. I personally don’t sell quilts, or even take money for materials, but then I have decided I will…[Read more]
This is a fat quarter friendly way of quickly and easily making reusable gift bags, as an alternative to gift wrapping paper. I made some of these at Christmas to try them out and have no hesitation in asking for…
Thanks for the inspiration Corinne! I’ve made some reusable fabric gift bags this Christmas. I modified yours, by skipping the ‘threading through’ part and instead added a ribbon in one of the side seams to use for a simple knot & bow to close the bag. Happy Christmas xx
That is a great idea, Nina, and makes it an even easier make!
Loving something with its “warts and all” is loving it in spite of any obvious blemishes or scars. Sometimes you make or receive a quilt that isn’t quite perfect, or even a long way off perfect, but it can still…
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