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Candlewicking Embroidery Tutorial

This Candlewicking embroidery tutorial was inspired by a technique called Candlewicking.  Candlewicking originates from the pioneer times of America, a time when women had very little access to varying fabrics and threads.  Instead, they would use the twisted cotton wicks that were normally used for candle making. YOU CAN GRAB THE FULL TUTORIAL WITH OUR PATTERN …

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Knitting, First Real Attempt

I’ve always loved the look of knit verses crochet. I don’t know if it’s smoother or just more delicate in appearance, especially in baby garments, but my eye always catches a pretty knitted item. When my children were younger, I attempted knitting, but I’d end up with a child running off with my needles which …

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Fall Charm Quilted Table Runner | A Free Pattern

A little something from my sewing table this fall… my Fall Charm quilted table runner. Isn’t that fun? I love all of the prints I used from Moda charm pack “Perfectly Seasoned” by Sandy Gervais. So fun with all of the purple and orange prints together! This Fall Charm quilted table runner was a very …

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Star Quilted Runner – Pick a Seasonal Theme!

The Star Quilted Runner is a simple star quilted piece that a beginner can try. Some quilting knowledge is helpful. Fabric theme is up to you! I made mine in the fall, so it has a fall theme. I’ll be happy to answer any questions in the comments! A star for any season! Instructions: Finished …

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