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February 2009 Blog Posts (22)

How Joyce's month goes.

HI everyone,

Haven't visited my blog for a bit. Seems like life has been keeping me busy. I am in charge of the "Boutique" for our guild quilt show and have been busy rounding up things for that. I like to get things done ahead of time and have a million (quite a few) items to price and mark for the Boutique that various gals donated for the guild to sell. Also, finding the cloths to put on the tables and getting ready to do some signs, posters, or whatever for the booth. Also need to… Continue

Added by Jo on February 25, 2009 at 12:31am — No Comments

Cutting Quilt Patches With Scissors

For those quilters who hand cut their patches, here is a shortcut way to hand cut the patch and know that your finished piece will be the right size. Rather than marking the cutting line on your fabric, mark the sewing line. That way, you have an accurate sewing line, regardless of how accurate your cutting line is. After all, the point of accurate stitching is to get an accurate patch when the block is sewn together.…



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Added by Susan on February 22, 2009 at 12:15pm — No Comments

Choosing the Best Scissors Or Shears For Sewing

If you're going to do any sewing, you need some scissors. In fact, even if you aren't doing any sewing, every household needs some scissors! They're a useful tool, so it's important to have at least one pair.



Scissors vs. Shears



First off, though people often use the name interchangeably, scissors and shears aren't really the same thing and are meant to perform different tasks. Shears are used for the heavier cutting jobs, whereas scissors are best used… Continue

Added by Susan on February 22, 2009 at 12:00pm — 10 Comments

Essentials for Enhanced Seam Strength (related video included)

A seam is the joint between the two parts of a garment. For the perfect fitting and look of the garment seam appearance and its strength has to be proper. Many factors like appropriate sewing, needle size and its type, fabrics used and its weight, stitches done on the garment, seam construction and tension level of thread influences the strength of seam.



Seam strength testing is basically an examination of the amount of pressure required to tear or break the seam of the… Continue

Added by Susan on February 22, 2009 at 11:30am — 2 Comments

Pillow case dress

Can anyone help me, I am looking for a patttern for a pillow case dress. I am trying to make my daughter a dress for her birthday which is on St Patricks day.

Added by heather on February 18, 2009 at 10:30pm — 1 Comment

baglady

Hi I am looking for different or unique tote or bag patterns, Can anyone help?

Added by baglady on February 17, 2009 at 4:45pm — No Comments

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Why I Am Lucky And Will Be OK...With Sketching

Despite days since my stomping on
The pain is flaring just as strong
But I’m trying to turn this mood around
Keep these swollen feet on solid ground

And remember how lucky I am.

This is the latest imaginaiad, Leni, she’s just a sketch right now but is looking forward to getting her colours… Rellacafa

Added by Caf on February 8, 2009 at 10:04pm — No Comments

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