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Starting up the Honeymoon Quilt

Starting up the Honeymoon Quilt

Shanti Stupa in Leh, Northern India For our honeymoon last year, Bill and I decided that no holds barred, we were going gangbusters.  We were in India for two weeks (way north in a town Leh which is the capital of the Himalayan kingdom of Ladakh), Bali for a week, and then had a layover in Hong Kong for 48 hours.  When I got back from the trip, I was so inspired that I wanted to make something that would last […]

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DIY Bias Tape

DIY Bias Tape

A month ago, I had never heard of such a thing and upon hearing such words, I would have thought I offended you somehow.  Instead, what I found is it’s a type of edging used on quilting, clothing, and all sorts of things to make any sewing project look ‘finished.’  In keeping with my NY Resolutions, I decided to make bias tape with a sheet bought from my favorite thrift store.  I found a quality high count thread sheet $4.99.  […]

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