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Coming in February - Jeweled Facets Sewalong!

Jeweled Facets Sewalong

Coming in February - Jeweled Facets Sewalong!

Join us for 8 weeks of sewing and prizes during the Jeweled Facets Sewalong!Beginning February 3rd, follow the prompts and post to Instagram or Facebook to be eligible for fun prizes from sponsors like Daylight Company, Andover Fabrics, and Oliso.The rules are easy:  You must complete five (5) Jeweled Facets blocks Post your progress photos for each week's prompt and use the hashtags #jeweledfacetsSAL and #iblamekarie  Each week one lucky winner will be chosen from the previous week's posts. Your 5 blocks must be completed and posted TOGETHER in one post to be eligible for Week 8's grand prize.  Your blocks can be...

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Kwik Sparklers BOM - Month 12

Kwik Sparklers BOM - Month 12

WELCOME TO MONTH 12!Thank you so much for playing along. It was a lot of fun planning this BOM. We will be having a Jeweled Facets Sew Along starting the end of January too,  so stay tuned!  I am all about options, so here are several options for finishing your BOM quilt! For the original setting, place each of the star blocks from Months 10 and 11 (pictured below) on an 11" x 11" background.  Add a 3” border to each side of each 11” block to make 4 -  16” blocks. These are the blocks for the 4 corners. For the next...

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Oliso® Mini Iron Giveaway

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Oliso® Mini Iron Giveaway

I have owned my full size Oliso® Pro™ Smart Iron (pictured, yellow) for 5 years. I first used an Oliso at a quilt retreat and promptly ordered one for myself at Quilt Market a couple weeks later. I adore the iTouch® system and it will totally spoil you for all other irons!  The new Mini Travel Iron™ from Oliso’s is just as awesome. It gets hot and stays hot. The diamond coated sole plate maintains heat and glides smoothly over the surface, with a detailer tip for getting into corners. It also has an 8ft cord!  Each Mini Travel Iron™ comes with the silicone Solemate™ resting pad...

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Kwik Sparklers BOM - Months 10 & 11

Kwik Sparklers BOM  - Months 10 & 11

WELCOME TO MONTHS 10 & 11! Once again we are again playing with the leftover mini and regular diamond pieces.  You will be making a total of 4 stars (like Months 3 and 4) in each size - 2 sets for Month 10 and 2 for Month 11.  You can play with light, medium and dark fabrics to create movement. The mini pieces sew together very quickly but can be a little more challenging to remove the papers.   Sew Diamonds into sets of 2. Sew into sets of 4 according to the directions in your pattern. Sew 2 sets of 4...

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Kwik Sparklers BOM - Month 9

Sparklers BOM '19

Kwik Sparklers BOM - Month 9

WELCOME TO MONTH 9!  We're so close to the finish line!  This month we are using 16 Diamonds to make the block.  Sew Diamonds into 8 sets of 2 and then into 4 sets of 4 Tack tips together If desired, add a fussy cut to the center opening: applique the fussy cut into place, then press the seam allowance in towards the center so the raw edges are hidden Fold the background diagonally so you can line up the block Sew in place using the technique you chose in Month 1 Don't forget to post at Karie's Sewing Spot so we...

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