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Sew Home – Book Review! aka I Made a Tablecloth and I Liked It

September 22, 2016

My friend Erin asked me a few months ago if I wanted to be a part of her book tour.  I knew that she was writing a book but I didn’t really know much more than that.  She sent me some photos of the projects for me to look over before I agreed.  WOW!  So many projects!  As I was looking through the photos I kept thinking, “I need to make this, and this, and this, and this….” Of course I said that I would make something from her book! Choosing what to make for this post was really hard.  Needless to say, you will most likely see more posts from me with projects from Sew Home.  Before I show off the cute tablecloth I made, let me tell you why I love this book.  First of all, Erin took a lot of time to explain different home decor fabrics and what to look for when choosing fabrics for your..

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Greek Crossing – Free Quilt Pattern for Olfa Designer Spotlight Series

December 10, 2014

**  FREE Pattern for this quilt is HERE on the OLFA blog! ** Do you ever have a pattern that just sticks in your head?  Like, “Man, I really like this!  I need to make it!”  That’s what happened to me with this Greek Cross block.  I really like it.  I think it’s simple in design but still interesting.  I just HAD to make something out of it.  And I REALLY wanted to make something with all my Cotton+Steel fabric.  I bought the whole first collection for myself.  I love that it will all match with future collections and that it all worked together.  It’s kind of like an instant stash.   But anyway, I supersized the Greek Cross block to 18″ for this quilt.  I wanted to show off some of the feature prints from Cotton+Steel and this gave me a big place in the center of the block to do just that.  This is a quick quilt to..

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