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English Paper Piecing: Hexagon Flower Tutorial

I’m preparing lots of little projects for our little pumpkin due in September, and now that we know baby is a girl (yay!), I’ve been able to make plans for my pretty fabrics I have stashed. A girly Winnie the Pooh quilt is in the works… This tutorial will be connected to another project I …

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Ways to Make Yourself Miserable

It’s hard to maintain joy if you focus on circumstances, things of the world, media, or too much of the news. Your heart becomes restless, depressed and you become unproductive. “Set your affection on things above, not on things on the earth.”  Colossians 3:2 One thing that has disrupted my joy lately is seeing other …

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How to Sew a Band on a Sleeve

Making dresses! Sometimes things are obvious, and sometimes patterns just assume you know a lot. This tutorial may be useful for someone who is having trouble putting a band on a sleeve where the directions don’t really tell you how to. This is usually done when you gather the bottom of the sleeve, and you …

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Quivering As the Trees – When Fear Overtakes Me

Quivering As the Trees – When Fear Overtakes Me What is your fear? With the week’s responsibilities and trials, it’s easy to get weighed down and sometimes fretful. Have you been there? All of sudden the list of things to do comes rushing at you like waves out of control. I don’t know about you, …

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