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7 Tips For Beautiful Needle Turn Applique

7 Tips For Beautiful Needle Turn Applique

I never used to enjoy hand sewing at all. I think it can be a young thing, as I was always about getting lots done and fast. Hand sewing just didn't appeal, as it felt like creating at a snail's pace. And it's probably just that fact, that when I becaume a mum, and...

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Happy Flower Quilt-Along Inset Seams – Blocks 19-22

Happy Flower Quilt-Along Inset Seams – Blocks 19-22

Welcome to blocks 19-22 of the Happy Flower Quilt-Along! How are you going with your blocks in the quilt?? I'm having lots of fun, but certainly not finding some of these easy! There are no assembly instructions included in this lovely book, probably because with 99...

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Happy Flower Quilt-Along Blocks 15-18

Happy Flower Quilt-Along Blocks 15-18

This week's installment of the next four blocks of the Happy Flower quilt-along are a lovely mix of machine and hand sewing. I've loved adding a scrappy mix of fabrics, to mimic the 'use it up, wear it out' attitude that was the true origins of quilting. While it's...

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Joy – A Christmas Pillow Tutorial

Joy – A Christmas Pillow Tutorial

  Welcome to this quick and easy Christmas pillow tutorial. This pillow has been on my heart to make for a long time. I have a dear friend named 'Joy' and have wanted to make her a pillow with her name on it, as she is Joy by name, and spreads joy by nature. She...

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Tutorial: Patchwork Teddy Bib

Tutorial: Patchwork Teddy Bib

Hello, and welcome! Today I'm sharing the tutorial for this cute Patchwork Teddy Bib that I originally showed you last week here...so let's get started! I recommend reading right through before you begin šŸ™‚   Gather your supplies: Pattern 12 inĀ squareĀ (30 cm)...

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TGIFF: Triangular Quilted Pillow Tutorial

TGIFF: Triangular Quilted Pillow Tutorial

Hello! And welcome to Thank Goodness it's Finished Friday! Thankyou for stopping by today... A few months ago, I designed this pillow for a friend's new grandson. It's a really simple design, but a great way to showcase some favourite picture prints, and certainly not...

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Easy China Bunny Pincushion Tutorial

Easy China Bunny Pincushion Tutorial

I have a really quick and easy tutorial to share with you today. I've started collecting little china ornaments at thrift shops and op shops that have a little space for a pincushion. Some of these are really vintage era, like miniature vases that my Nan used to have,...

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Liberty Clamshell Pincushion

Liberty Clamshell Pincushion

One of the projects I've made to use in my new studio, is a cute Liberty clamshell pincushion. It's the perfect size to sit in the bedĀ of my sewing machine, and carelessly ram pins into as I'm sewing small projects. I've had a clamshell project on my list to make for...

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Boxed Pincushion Tutorial

Boxed Pincushion Tutorial

  I'd like to share with you a simple pincushion that I made using one of the lovely paper pieced patterns designed by NicoleĀ from Lillyella. She has kindly made these available for free, so if you'd like to make one of these butterflies, hop on over to her blog...

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