To pre-wash fabric – or not?

Have you ever asked the question, “Should I pre-wash the fabrics going into my quilt?” How about, “Is it OK to wash a quilt with machine embroidered appliqué on it?” I’ve made quilts that have been in the washing machine, embroidered appliqué and all, and they come out just fine.…

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Spring Clean Your Studio 2018


Sometimes it takes a bit of motivation for me to get my workspace cleaned up. Frankly, I’d rather be stitching than cleaning! Many thanks to Cheryl Sleboda of who put together the #SpringCleanYourStudio2018 blog hop – and for inviting me to join in! A Bit About Me If this…

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Quilted in the hoop blocks using the Rejoice! Quilting Collection

Rejoice Quilting Collection Combo Design

Last week I was playing with some of the “combo” designs included with the Rejoice! Quilting Collection and wanted to share the results with you. The combo designs were the result of a few minutes playing in the software and there are 4 included, but many more combinations are possible. I was…

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