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SCRIBBLY GUM STOCKTAKE SALE! Up to 25% off fabric lengths and 15% off everything else- ends 30th June. Use code STOCKTAKE15 at checkout
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Gifts for you (or a friend)

Gifts for you (or a friend)

Want to give a hint to someone about what YOU'D like for the upcoming gift giving season?  Here are a few suggestions- perhaps you might want to send them a link to this post :-) Or maybe you are looking for a gift for your sewing friend? In which case- read on! 1. Quilting Books I have three beautiful quilting books available- Quilt Recipes by Jen Kingwell and Inheritance by Riane Elise and Quilting by Hand by Riane Elise. They are all full of beautiful quilting patterns, and three of my absolute favourites!  2. Gift Certificate Scared of committing to a choice? Maybe a gift certificate...

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Quick Christmas Gifts Part 1- Cushion Cover

Quick Christmas Gifts Part 1- Cushion Cover

Need a quick gift that's made by you and is modern? Or maybe you have a friend or family member that you want to make something for but they are not quite at quilt giving status?  I've got you covered with this tutorial on how to make a simple and modern Euro size cushion (60cm x 60cm / 24" x 24"). Bonus- i've got kits in all sorts of colours that include all the 100% linen fabric, batting and notions you need - you can find them here. I love the hand quilting effect which makes it extra special but this...

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How to: Make a quilted Floor Cushion

How to: Make a quilted Floor Cushion

I love quilts with their soft fabric and plush batting. But what makes a quilt even cosier? If it's a floor cushion! This quick and fun project will make you a huge comfortable floor cushion (about (or if you're a crazy dog lady like me, also a perfect dog bed!)  The instructions assume you already have a quilt top (this also works for Lo & Behold Stitchery's Ombre Puff quilt) but if you're looking for a quick pattern like the one pictured below, click here.   The instructions assume a the finished size is approximately 37.5" x 37.5" and is...

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Low waste fat quarter friendly quilts

Low waste fat quarter friendly quilts

If you're someone who LOVES scraps and leftover fabrics, perhaps skip over this one. But if you're anything like me and scraps just stress you out because you'll likely never use them and your scrap pile continues to get bigger and bigger- then this one's for you! A quick note: This is absolutely not a judgmental post i.e. it's not judging those patterns that didn't make this post!  Fat quarter patterns are my absolute favourite and I will still make a quilt and love making a quilt even if it doesn't use up most of the fat quarter. So please view this as...

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How to: Make an Alabama Block quilt (Free Pattern)

How to: Make an Alabama Block quilt (Free Pattern)

Introduction: How I didn't invent a quilt block :-) When Gabrielle from Gabrielle Neil Designs asked me if I would like to make a quilt using her gorgeous upcoming Heartsong collection, of course I had to say yes. But what pattern could I use? I knew that I wanted to use a new design so I did some scribbling on graph paper and came up with what I thought was a brand new (never seen before) quilt pattern design! Long story short, it turns out my scribbles weren't a brand new never seen before pattern but actually very similar to a traditional Alabama Block. :-)  But I loved...

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