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What I Hate About Show & Tell

 It never fails. Your guild announces show and tell is about to start. People with something to share anxiously line up. They're nervous but excited to show us their latest creation.

Show and...

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Label Your Quilts! - And How I Label Mine

 I'm here to implore you to label your quilts! There are a lot of reasons we don't label quilts, and they're all crap. You don't think it's good enough. (It is.) You'll remember all the...

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How to Trim Half-Square Triangles Perfectly

 When I first started quilting nearly 20 years ago, the method for making half-square triangles was pretty straightforward and limiting. Cut your squares 7/8-inch larger than the finished...

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The Biggest Mistake Quilters Make

 Do you ever get in a rut and think, “I just don’t want to make a __________ quilt again. What else is there?”

I think if you lined up all my quilts from first to...

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How to Use a Rotary Cutter for Quilting

 Last month, I compared the features of three different rotary cutters and shared my opinions on them. I hope you've been able to try some out for yourself and have your cutting mat...

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