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Birdie's Blog – January 2010 Archive (2)

Pucker Up & Applique!

When appliqueing, I think the idea is to do it

without puckering up, but I'm learning, so I puckered. This venture was attempt number two. You may have never heard of a

Challah cover, but it's what both Jewish & Messianic believers (me being the latter of the two) use to cover two yummy loaves of bread for the Shabbat, or "sabbath". I wanted to try my hand at making our own for our Shabbat… Continue

Added by Birdie on January 28, 2010 at 3:00pm — 25 Comments

Name that Sewing Term!

Sorta like a game show, only without the TV cameras, annoying hosts, pretty people...or prizes.

OK here's the term:


Now you guess what it is.

No Googling!

I just found this term today. Call me sheltered, but I was clueless. I was online, reading along, came across it & I thought -- "what on earth?" How do you even pronounce "armscyes"? My suspicion: a man came up with the term... *wink*

OK so you guys… Continue

Added by Birdie on January 21, 2010 at 3:00pm — 26 Comments

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