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Mason Jar Storage in the Sewing Room

There are better way to store thread, but I’m using what I have on hand. I use Mason Jar a lot. I use them for charm packs (so I can see them), for leftover scraps from projects, and for crumbs (tiny scraps) by color I can quickly grab for appliqué.  

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No Papers Hexagon Tutorial

If you are wondering why there is an explosion of hexagon quilts its because they are totally addicting. The cuteness sucks you in, you try just one, then BAM! You are forever addicted. Your family will never see you watch TV with an empty lap again. Every car trip will include a sewing basket. You […]

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Comparing Fabric Cutting Machines

Which is the best fabric  cutting machine?  AccuQuilt, Big Shot? Brother ScanNCut? Silhouette? It depends on your needs. I liked rotary cutting until I lopped off the corner of my finger and had stitches. Machine cutters are much safer. I researched machines for weeks before purchasing. Here is what I learned.Note: I’m blogging as a […]

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Organizing Quilt Stash with Pant Hangers

I just did a major closet purge and had a few dozen unused huggable pant hangers not in use (ya know, the ultra slim velvet non-slip ones). Light bulb moment: Why not hang my Layer Cakes  so I can see them! You can layer stacks across so you can see all the pretties.   This is Moda’s […]

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Chevron Quilts & Tutorials

How to Make a Chevron Quilt Without Piecing Triangles! No triangles, no half-square tirangles. Just rectangles easy to strip quilt. It  is basically a Rail Fence Quilt on point.   See the rectangles. I found several tutorials for Chevron quilts.  See fabric requirements and tutorials at the bottom of this post.     Chevron Quilt Tutorials […]

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Organizing Quilt Fabric Stash

I just started quilting again recently so my stash is small. I wanted to store my fat quarters so I could see them. So I cleaned up a shoe organizer from our mud room and it fit in my fabric bookshelf perfectly (after removing one shelf). My vintage sheet collection is on the shelf above. […]

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Double Sliced Layer Cake Quilt Tutorial

I’m quilting again after a 23 year break. I am working on this easy peesy Double Sliced Layer quilt.  It’s been a great refresher to get back into machine quilting. So here is a free tutorial to make this fun, scrappy quilt. Materials Needed One 42 slice Layer Cake makes a lap throw. You’ll need […]

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My Teaching Supply Center & Printable Labels

My boys each have 12 drawers using the Workbox System and now mom has 12 Teacher Supply drawers! I’m using the Trofast frames and sliding bins from IKEA. I was so excited to organize my teaching supplies. The scrapbook storage drawers I was using were bursting at the seams and the the drawers would stick […]

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7 Tricks to Organizing Your Pantry

It doesn’t require the skills of a gourmet chef to appreciate the fact that a well-organized pantry closet has more than a token import on the quantum of work in the kitchen. With all necessary ingredients within one’s reach, cooking is a snap. You can find things, sort them out and even stock them within […]

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Household Cleaning Uses For Salt

There are many safe and effective uses for salt for household use. Here is a list of salt uses by category.

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