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How to sew a French Seam.

or as the French call it a “couture anglaise” an English Seam. Hmmm… isn’t that funny?!! One of the most common searches that brings people to my blog is the phrase How to sew a French seam. I’m not sure … Continue reading

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A bag for bags

I’ve been intrigued by this tutorial, over at In Color Order, that Jeni put together, for quite some time. Maybe it is her fabric choices, I don’t know, but it’s been bookmarked,  waiting for me to *need* a new bag! … Continue reading

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How did you…

…continuous quilt Color Blocked, she asked. Well, to explain, I first had to learn how to draw on a picture. Obviously, most bloggers know how to do this, but I wasn’t one of them. And although, graphic designer, daughter could … Continue reading

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Easy Peasy Pesto

So easy that any 9 year old can make it. Start with cleaning and cutting 4 packed cups of basil.  A handy, dandy cute as can be grandson works great for this task.  If you don’t have a cute grandson … Continue reading

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