Monthly Archive: December 2016

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Is it Spring yet?

I hope everyone had a great holiday and spent it well with friends and family.  It’s this time of year right after the holidays where I am over the snow and wish it were Spring.  The only thing that is nice this year is being off of work the week between Christmas and New Year.  Lots of quilting going on in my house with lots...

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A Partial Seam Tutorial

  What is a Y-seam? A Y-seam is when there are 3 fabrics that come together and form a shape of a “Y.”  Typically you’ll see these with diamonds, hexagons, and other shapes that are not square!  In addition, there is a special Y seam that is created with the block below.  Notice the corner of the center square meets with two other fabrics at...

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Let it snow!

It’s definitely winter in Minnesota now.  The snow is really pretty…but only for about the next 12 days.  On the 13th day, it’ll be annoying and I’ll wish it away for spring and some warm weather. But alas, this is only the beginning of snowy days and below freezing temperatures.  The only good thing about the winter is a break for quilting and sewing.  I...

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Massdrop is my new love

Since it’s the holiday season and I’ve been purchasing a lot of items online, I have been keeping a running list on my Google Keep of items I’ve ordered but haven’t received yet.  Lately I’ve noticed that the items that take over the list are from Massdrop.  Massdrop is a website that utilizes group purchasing to get a cheaper price on items by buying in...