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Rainbow Sunset Mug Rug Tutorial

This fun quilt as you go mug rug is a great way to use up scraps and make something useful in the process. Mug rugs are great for keeping those condensation rings off your furniture and allow you to practice quilting techniques on a very small scale. This Rainbow Sunset Mug Rug is a simple, straightforward project that will bring lots of joy as you use it. And if you love the look of this mug rug, but want to…

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Quilt As You Go tutorial

Quilt as You go tutorial by Top US sewing blog Ameroonie Designs. image of: mug rug with quilt as you go fabric background

I love projects that let me use up scraps and create something useful from left over bits. This Quilt as you go tutorial will show you how to sew scraps to batting to create a new piece of quilted fabric that is perfect for mug rugs, pouches or even tote bags or pillows. Depending on what you are using your quilted fabric for will determine what kinds of fabric you select. In this example I am creating backgrounds for raw…

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Walk Jog Run Book Review

I was given a digital copy of the book Walk, Jog, Run to read and review. All opinions are my own. Have you ever decided against doing a project because you didn’t want to have to quilt it? Have you ever wished you could improve your free motion quilting skills? If so, this is the book for you! Walk, Jog, Run by Dara Tomasson will walk you through all the information you need to tackle free motion quilting like a…

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Quilting Book Review: Fresh Fat-Quarter Quilts

Can I admit something to you? I am not a perfect quilter. I love sewing, and I love quilts, but making full sized quilts is just not something I have done much of. So, when I was asked to do a quilting book review of Fresh Fat Quarter Quilts, I was a little nervous that I wouldn’t have enough experience to do Andy’s book justice. I shouldn’t have worried. The patterns are written so well with diagrams and instructions that…

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Yellowstone Panel Mini Quilt

Flying geese in borders of Yellowstone Panel Mini Quilt

I am so excited to be here on the National Parks Fabric Panels tour. We recently moved to Wyoming and I am thrilled that we live so close to some of the most amazing national parks. These National Parks Fabric Panels have gorgeous artwork and the colors are rich and awesome! I knew a Yellowstone Panel Mini Quilt would be a perfect nod to our new home. The fabric was provided by Riley Blake Designs, but the opinions and projects…

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Holiday Hot Pad Gift Set

This holiday hot pad gift set makes the perfect hostess gift during the holidays. Or, package it with some baking goodies and make neighbor gifts or gifts for friends. No matter who you are making them for, they are sure to be a hit. When I was invited to sew with some seasonal basic fabric from Riley Blake Designs I thought immediately of this hot pad and trivet set I designed a couple months ago. I just knew they would…

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Quilt Block Hot Pad and Trivet Set

This post is sponsored by Nancy’s Notions. The project and opinions are my own. I am always on the hunt for a useful and beautiful gift idea. And if that gift idea is quick to make and economical to boot- it’s totally a win. This hot pad and trivet set is both useful and beautiful. Using traditional quilt blocks as the foundation of these utilitarian items makes them both lovely and timeless. This free pattern will show you all you…

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