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The Conversion Project – ICE STAR (With free downloadable pattern!)

Okay I seem to have moved beyond traditional pattern conversion into pattern design. *shrug* What can I say, I love it! This pattern is a modification of the Fusion Star pattern I shared earlier this week. I just added another couple of chevrons and Bob’s your uncle! I did originally have more complicated corner pieces, […]

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Screen Printing Tutorial Part 2 – Make Your Own Cheap and Easy Screen Exposure Unit

I don’t remember where I heard it, but recently someone said something to the effect of – when you are trying something new and difficult, or it might have been about launching a new business, prioritize the things that you hate the most. The things that drive you nuts, that take hours longer than they […]

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Tutorial: Convert standard piecing templates into paper-piecing templates

Recently it was suggested that I write a tutorial on how to convert a traditional standard piecing template for a quilt block into a paper-pieced template. You might want to do this if the quilt block in question has lots of weird shapes or Y-seams (aka set-in seams). The block we’re going to work with […]

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