A Quilty Adventure Part I: How to Sew with Denim

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This next series of posts is going to take you on the adventure of a lifetime (and y’all know me. I never exaggerate.) Prepare yourselves to boldly go where few quilters have ever gone before: on an exploration of seldom-used, underrated, crazy-difficult or just plain strange fabric options that you may have never even thought of before.

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Quilting with Flannel: Tips of the Trade

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I love quilting with flannel. So soft. So snuggly. So many different plaids! But quilting with flannel can get a little tricky because of a few of flannel’s hidden quirks.

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How to Make a Simple Square in a Square Quilt Block

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Subtitle: The Life-Changing Magic of Beautiful Fabric

One aspect of sewing that all quilters deeply experience is the power of beautiful fabric. Beautiful fabric will make us quilters do crazy, irrational...partially erratic things – like convert a guest room into more fabric storage, even though you have lots of company and they would REALLY appreciate not having to spend the first hour of their visit pushing fabric off all of the furniture; like labeling boxes of fabric “MORE TAMPONS” so your husband never fully knows how much you actually have; like buying yardage from your favorite designer knowing full well that you love it waaaay too much to ever cut into it – thus perpetuating the cycle of having stacks and stack of too much fabric.

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