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Zig Zag Quilt Finished!

color challenge DIY free quilt sewing stash

Happy Easter!  And, happy finished Zig-Zag Quilt! The FMQ foot for my new machine is still on back-order so I decided I should just stop waiting and finish the quilt.  So... I did!  I used a couple of tools to help me finish the quilt which I can recommend... Firstly, I used the Robert Kaufmann Android phone app to help me calculate how much fabric I needed for binding and sashing.  You can find that here.  For i-phones you can find it on i-tunes. Secondly, I used this tutorial to get a kind of hand cross-stitch look with a plain...

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Show and Tell: New Stash

fabric stash yarn

I finally got around to photographing some of the lovely new fabric I added to my stash last year... My favorite is this Charles Rennie Mackintosh-inspired print from Liberty's Lifestyle Stile collection.  I luuurv it so much.  It tickles the sewist, quilter, and illustrator in me!  To read more about the collection see here. This particular print is called "Mackintosh Red" The second fabric I'm sharing is this lovely lightweight cotton lawn from Alexander Henry in a print called "Lydia".  It's a small chunk, only a half yard or thereabouts, so I'm not sure what to do with it yet.  Any...

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