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Create Collection Tour

Create Collection Tour

Kristy Lea (@quitetplay) has released her first fabric line through Riley Blake Fabrics, named CREATE, and today is my day to tell you how awesome it is! It was so nice during this pandemic to have happy fabric to play with! I decided to design a new foundation paper-pieced pattern to celebrate called Rainbow Dash. I focused on the tone on tone small scale prints to play with for this pillow cover to fit an IKEA pillow.   These yummy saturated prints are perfect to add to your stash and I HAD to make a mask from the larger prints...

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Sallie Tomato Faux Leather Tour

Sallie Tomato Faux Leather Tour

I’m excited to show you a couple different ways that I used Sallie Tomato's new Faux Leather. It is a vegan material with 3 different finishes and lots of colors and so easy to work with. At $.44 per inch (it is 25-27” wide) you can afford to grab them all! I loved playing with the different color and texture combinations and finally decided to make 2 different projects! Kwik Cosmetic Bag is really a perfect bag for many things. I chose the Mustard Pebble and Navy Legacy with some vintage Alison Glass fabric for the lining. I use it to...

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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

Giveaway

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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