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Moda's new Barkcloth

Posted by Barbara on September 8th, 2015

This month our reps will be showing quilt stores samples of Moda’s new Barkcloth towelling. 
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Here’s what Moda say about it

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HOFFMAN BATIKS CREATED IN BALI

Posted by Barbara on July 12th, 2015
Hoffman bali batiksYears ago Bali fabrics arriving from Hoffman would, every now and then, feature a foot print or bicycle track as part of their artisan charm.  I always thought these little gems really added to the authentic handcrafted nature of the ...
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MAKING IT FUN AND EASY

Posted by Barbara on July 5th, 2015

IMAGE TRANSFER PAPERS – offer exciting  opportunities for easily printing images to fabric, direct printing of applique patterns onto fusible sheets and all manner of textile art.  I have memories of learning to transfer an image onto fabric using some kind of solution in a jar and the back ...

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EMBRACING THE NEW

Posted by Barbara on June 28th, 2015

Am I the only person who used to crawl around on the kitchen floor tacking quilts together before laboriously hand quilting them over a period of many months, or even several years?

New technology’s a wonderful thing isn’t it?  I remember when machine quilting was frowned upon by ...

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SHOP HOP WITH SCONES

Posted by Barbara on June 3rd, 2015

A heavy cold put paid to my plans for “doing the Northern Shop Hop” over the weekend.  It didn’t seem right to inflict my nasty germs on undeserving members of the public nor on the wonderful women in the stores who worked so hard to make the Northern Shop Hop ...

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