Monthly Archives: January 2014

Bargello Quilt

I love the effect of a Bargello quilt. The technique involves sewing strips together, then cutting vertically and re-sewing together, only offset into a pattern. I’ve seen beautiful quilts with bright orange, looking like a flame, and others that have … Continue reading

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Art of Quilting Squares

The Art of Quilting Magazine publishes one square per issue, complete with fabric. I challenged myself to sew each square as described, plus two versions with my own fabric. This works well to help me with my basic sewing skills, … Continue reading

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Portabello Pizzas

4 large portabello mushrooms 2 tablespoons olive oil 4 tablespoons pesto sauce 1 cup mozzarella cheese 1/3 cup cooked sausage pieces, or your favorite pizza topping Preheat the oven to 375. Clean the portabello mushrooms with a damp cloth and … Continue reading

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Minion Madness

Happy New Year! Since that last post I’ve made many many minion hats. Big ones, little ones as ornaments, and even one for a friend’s baby. Minion magic. New Year’s resolution: Keep this blog up to date by posting every … Continue reading

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