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How do you mark fabrics?

How do you mark your fabrics when sewing?  That’s the question I posed earlier this month, via this blog,  Facebook, and Pinterest.  It’s fantastic to see such a range of marking ideas for so many projects. Think beyond the washable pen and chalk.  Enjoy the selected responses below, plus a spotlight on one featured reader. Here’s what … Continue Reading

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Quilting and Sewing Communities

Does your community have a sewing group, and are you a guild member? That’s the question I posed earlier this month, via this blog,  Facebook, and Pinterest. It warms my heart to find that, in reading your responses, not only are the sewing/quilting communities strong, but they are largely focused on sewing education and community outreach, two of … Continue Reading

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Describe Your Favorite Quilting Pattern

Describe your favorite quilting pattern? Appliqué? Pieced? Large? Small? That’s the question I posed earlier this month, via this blog,  Facebook, and Pinterest. Enjoy the selected responses below, plus a spotlight on one of my followers. Here’s what you are saying: Geometry “I like anything geometric.  I tend to like more modern patterns and I like to piece … Continue Reading

What People Are Saying About Attending Quilt Shows and Sewing Shows

Find Out What Sewing and Quilting Show Attendees Are Saying

  What is your focus when attending a sewing or quilt show? That’s the question I posed earlier this month, via this blog,  Facebook, and Pinterest. Enjoy the selected responses below, plus a spotlight on one of my followers. Quilt shows like Wisconsin’s Quilt Expo, pictured above, offer a range of activities during the event. It really is … Continue Reading

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Remember Your First Sewing Machine?

What is the first sewing machine you owned? That’s the question I posed earlier this month, via this blog, Facebook, and Pinterest. Enjoy the selected responses below, plus a spotlight on one of my followers. Note: The photo above features my mom in 1954 with her first sewing machine, a Pfaff 130. (Isn’t she cute!) This was the … Continue Reading

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Your First Sewing Book

What is the first sewing/quilting book you owned? That’s the question I posed earlier this month, via this blog, Facebook, and Pinterest. Enjoy the selected responses below, plus a spotlight on one of my followers. My favorite part about your responses is that many of you remember exactly what motivated you to grab the book and what you … Continue Reading

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Tips on Labeling Quilts and Sewn Projects

How do you document your quilts, and what do you include on quilt labels? That’s the question I posed earlier this month, via this blog,  Facebook, and Pinterest. Enjoy the selected responses below, plus a spotlight on one of my followers. How do you document your quilts, and what do you include on quilt labels? Here’s what you … Continue Reading

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What Charity Do You Sew With/For?

What charity do you sew with/for? That’s the question I posed earlier this month, via this blog,  Facebook, and Pinterest. Enjoy the selected responses below, plus a spotlight on one of my followers. Quilt to Give is a sewing and quilting community service project that is close to my heart. Thanks to generous 2016 Quilt Expo attendees for … Continue Reading

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What Quilting or Sewing Step is the Most Frustrating?

What quilting/sewing step is the most frustrating? That’s the question I posed earlier this month, via this blog,  Facebook, and Pinterest. From tedious tasks to complicated steps, there are quite a few areas that can be frustrating. Enjoy the selected responses, plus a spotlight on one of my followers. Below, be sure to check out December’s Share Your … Continue Reading

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What Gifts Are You Sewing This Holiday Season?

What gifts are you sewing this holiday season? That’s the question I posed earlier this month, via this blog,  Facebook, and Pinterest. The responses to the question ranged from practical to clever. Enjoy the selected responses, plus a spotlight on one of my followers. Below, be sure to check out November’s Share Your Insight question and if you’d … Continue Reading

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