Daily Archives: September 23, 2009

Hexagon Hell

I’ve seen dozens of posts extolling the virtues of these little hexagons: They’re hand-sewn using hexagon templates. The templates can be any number of substances – construction paper, [..]

Hand-Sewing ,

Variety in Fabrics

Somewhere, I read a line something quite like the following: “Be sure you have plenty of solid fabrics in your stash – if all you have is a [..]

Design, Fabrics, Tips , , ,

Design Wall

Many quilters use a “design wall” to lay out their patterns. This allows a person to better see what the overall effect will be, as looking at something [..]

Equipment ,

Google Reader Quilting Overload

Tip: No quilter is an island. At least, I suspect none are. Maybe a few. Point being, talking to other quilters and seeing their designs and finished products [..]

Community, Tips , ,

Christmas in September!

Many sewing (and especially quilting) sites talk about setting a budget and sticking to it. This is something at which I’ve never been much good, but I can [..]

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