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Episode 58 ~ Old Magazines, Good Tips

2011-04-09 :: Brye Lynn
Length: 52s

April 9, 2011 ~ This was recorded over a week ago, took me a bit to get it posted. No show notes this week.  Just me chatting and some tips from some old magazines. Enjoy!!…

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Episode 57 ~ Hot Ribbon Applique

2011-03-29 :: Brye Lynn
Length: 47s

March 29, 2011 ~ This week I caught you up on what I have been up to and discussed what I am learning in my monthly quilting class – Hot Ribbon Applique. So here is the process: This is everything that came in my first month’s kit: a picture of the block, the pattern, pattern [...]…

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Episode 56 ~ What I have been UP to

2011-03-20 :: Brye Lynn
Length: 1s

March 20, 2011 ~ Thanks for sticking around and putting up with all me delays.  In this episode I will catch you up on how I have been doing and all the crafty stuff I have finished or I am working on.  I did not take notes, so I am sure I will miss some [...]…

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Episode 55 ~ Machine Quilting

2010-12-08 :: Brye Lynn
Length: 57s

December 8, 2010 ~ Today we talked about a few tips when machine quilting.  Not much for show notes, but here is the list I ran down. 1.       Create a flat surface around your machine 2.       Extend the flat surface to the back of your machine 3.       Sit up higher – ergonomics 4.       Good needle, [...]…

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Re-post of 54

2010-12-06 :: Brye Lynn
Length: 57s

December 6, 2010 ~ Several people told me that they could not download episode 54 or that only the first half downloaded.  So here it is again, at least just the part about Why I will NEVER buy another Janome.…

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Episode 54 ~ I will NEVER buy another Janome

2010-11-09 :: Brye Lynn
Length: 1s

November 9, 2010 ~ Today, I tell you the ugly truth about my high-end sewing machine; Janome Memory Craft 11,000 Special Edition (MC11000 aka MC11000SE) In the shop 7 times within a year; needs to go back again. Bobbin case keeps turning and the needle goes through it. Dealer broke two bobbin cases trying to [...]…

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Episode 53 ~ Quilt Names and Labels

2010-10-19 :: Brye Lynn
Length: 44s

October 19, 2010 ~ Today we talked about naming your quilts, why name them, labeling your quilts, what info to put on the label and different ways to label them. Check out this award winning quilt by Cherry.  Beautiful!!!!  I love the quilting.  Thank you so much for sharing this with us Cherry.  Don’t forget [...]…

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Episode 52 – WIPs are like Broken Windows

2010-10-03 :: Brye Lynn
Length: 44s

October 3, 2010 ~ No show notes today.  Enjoy!…

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Episode 51 ~ Where have I been?

2010-09-07 :: Brye Lynn
Length: 1s

September 7, 2010 ~ This episode I catch you up on what I have been up to and why I have been off the air for the last two months. Thank you to everyone who sent well wishes, wondering where I was. I really appreciate everyone getting in touch. Check out this beautiful black and [...]…

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Episode 50 – Drunkard’s Path with Circular Attachment

2010-07-11 :: Brye Lynn
Length: 54s

July 11, 2010 ~ Today I talked about making the drunkard’s path block using a circular attachment – I cheated! Jackie shared this great picture with us.  I love black and white quilts.  She says that the podcast has inspired her to quilt more, but her B&W inspired me to do my dunkard’s path.  She [...]…

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Episode 49 ~ Egronomics in Sewing

2010-06-27 :: Brye Lynn
Length: 1s

June 27, 2010 ~ Today we talked about some ergonomic principles as they apply to sewing. Thank you to everyone who stopped by the website these past two weeks and left comments, emails, or sent pictures. Daphne sent these great pictures of her attempt as fusing plastic.  She agrees with me that the fusing part [...]…

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Episode 48 ~ Water Soluable Thread

2010-06-13 :: Brye Lynn
Length: 1s

June 13, 2010 ~ Today we talked about Water Soluble Thread. Thank you to everyone who left comments, sent emails, called me or left iTunes reviews. I really appreciate it. Check out this quilt top from Kathleen. She calls it Starry Night. By now she probably has this finished. These picture are on her design [...]…

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Episode 47 ~ Basting your Quilt

2010-05-23 :: Brye Lynn
Length: 1s

May 23, 2010 ~ Today we talked about basting your quilt and making a quilt sandwich. Thank you to Patricia for sharing her completed quilt top with us.  This was a block of the month she did.  I love the colors and the variety of basket blocks.  My favorite is the one with appliqued handles.  [...]…

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Episode 46 ~ Locking in Seams

2010-05-19 :: Brye Lynn
Length: 32s

May 19, 2010 ~ Today we talked about locking in seams.  This is a few days late being posted.  I recorded it on time, but got real busy and couldn’t find time to post it. Check out this get miniature that Celia made.  You know how I love miniatures.  This is also a great idea [...]…

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Episode 45 ~ Reusable Shopping Bag, maybe

2010-05-09 :: Brye Lynn
Length: 42s

May 9, 2010 ~ Today, you are going to think I am nuts!  I tried to make a reusable shopping bag with plastic bags. Thanks to Gidget for sharing her first block in her Civil War Tribute quilt.  The pattern is from Homestead Hearth’s BOM that started in January.  I love the design and the [...]…

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Episode 44 ~ Sashing your Quilt

2010-04-25 :: Brye Lynn
Length: 54s

April 25, 2010 ~ Today we talking about sashing for quiltblocks. Thank you to everyone who left comments this week. Almosaquilter suggested Aurifil thread to help stay within a quarter inch Denise reminded me that thread position can help with thread troubles. Beach Town from Jaye at www.artquiltmaker.com.  The colors are wonderful!  get a closer [...]…

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Episode 43 – Staying Within a Quarter Inch

2010-04-18 :: Brye Lynn
Length: 55s

April 18, 2010 ~ This week we talked about how to make sure you are sewing an accurate 1/4″ seam. Sally sent us pictures of this wonderful table runner.  Her dining room table is square and she has a toddler; no little fingers are going to pull this one down.  One side is hand stitched [...]…

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Episode 42 – Quilting Natural Florida

2010-04-12 :: Brye Lynn
Length: 1s

April 12, 2010 ~ Today we talked about my visit to the Florida Museum of Natural History and the Quilting Natural Florida exhibit. Check out this great picture that Vanessa sent us.  Vanessa had 8 dresden plate blocks completed and had to come up with a way to put them all together.  Don’t you LOVE [...]…

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Episode 41 – Squaring it Up

2010-03-21 :: Brye Lynn
Length: 15s

March 21, 2010 ~ This week we talked about squaring up your quilt blocks and quilts. Thank you everyone who stopped by this week. Be sure to check out Jaye’s blog at www.artquiltmaker.com Check out the hand painted yarn that Lisa picked up at Tuesday Morning  www.astitchoffaith.blogspot.com Check out the tote bag that Gloria made. [...]…

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Episode 40 ~ English Paper Piecing

2010-03-07 :: Brye Lynn
Length: 1s

March 7, 2010 ~ Today we talked about English Paper Piecing.  This is way different than foundation paper piecing. Thank you to everyone who left comments this week or sent in donation.  You truely keep me going. This week Lori sent us a picture of her first paper piecing project.  The pattern is from www.quiltbynumber.net [...]…

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Episode 39 – 1 Year Anniversary

2010-02-28 :: Brye Lynn
Length: 59s

February 28, 2010 ~ This week marks the 1 year anniversary of the Sew Stitch Create Podcast.  Today I discussed the origins of the podcast, where I plan to go with it, as well as the projects I completed over this past year.  In the next few days I will create a page showing you [...]…

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Episode 38 ~ Local Quilt Show

2010-02-21 :: Brye Lynn
Length: 57s

February 21, 2010 ~ Lots of eye candy this week! We talked about the Quilt Show held by a local guild. Thank you to everyone visited the website and left comments.  I heard from Vanessa, Toni, Lisa, Gidget, Patricia, Samanta, nancy, and Jandi. Melanie sent us a great picture of a wall hanging she gave [...]…

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Episode 37 ~ Make Your Own Bias Tape

2010-02-14 :: Brye Lynn
Length: 1s

February 14, 2010 ~ This week we talked about how to make Bias Tape. I ent over how to cut out the strips and sew thrm together. How to use a bias tape maker and how to make continuous bias strips. I have too much info to put all the pictures and notes on one [...]…

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Episode 36 ~ Paintsticks

2010-02-01 :: Brye Lynn
Length: 50s

February 1, 2010 ~ This week we talked about my adventures using the Shiva paintsticks. Thank you to everyone who left comments this week and visited the site.  I really liked the thread comments from Shelly Beth and Ingrid. Debby sent us pictures of her sewing space.  Isn’t this an AWESOME idea!  She transformed her [...]…

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Episode 35 ~ Bit of This, Bit of That

2010-01-24 :: Brye Wiskman

January 24, 2010 ~ No topic this week, just a bunch of crafting tidbits I picked up this week. Tiffany not only shared her paper pieced quilt with us but a site to get gourmet coffee. Check out Quilter’s Coffee. On the podcast, I said that Tiffany did not say the pattern but I was [...]…

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Episode 34 ~ Rotary Cutting

2010-01-18 :: Brye Lynn
Length: 41s

January 18, 2010 ~ Today we talked about How to Use a Rotary Cutter. Thank you to everyone who visited the website this week. Special thanks to Mindy for sharing this great picture of her paper pieced quilt. She made this for her “Tiera Babe” that was diagnosed with Breast Cancer and was undergoing Chemo [...]…

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Episode 33 ~ Mitered Corners, Borders

2010-01-11 :: Brye Lynn
Length: 44s

January 11, 2010 ~ Today we talked about doing mitered corners on borders – like this! Thank you to everyone who commented or emailed this week.  Special thanks to Mindy and Debby for sharing their paper piecing pictures. Lisa posted a video tutorial on her site on how to do a mitered binding.  Check it [...]…

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Episode 31 – Paper Piecing

2010-01-03 :: Brye Lynn
Length: 1s

January 3, 2010 ~ Today we talked about Paper Piecing and I caught you up on my going ons for the last three weeks. Congratulations, Patricia!!!  She got a new Long Arm machine.  Check out her first completed quilt using the machine.  I love the fabric choices.  Patricia, your stitches are wonderful. My knitted dishclothes. [...]…

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Episode 31 ~ Spreading the Quilting Word

2009-12-14 :: Brye Lynn
Length: 58s

December 14, 2009 ~ Today we talked about how to spread the word of Quilting and how to involve the younger generation. I also talked about the fellow quilting podcast community. My latest Frolic block I am moved in to my new house – here are more pictures  …

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Episode 30 ~ How to Make Chenille

2009-11-17 :: Brye Wiskman

November 17, 2009 ~ Today we talked about how to make your own chenille. Thank you to everyone who has left reviews on iTunes!  The Sew ~ Stitch ~ Create! podcast is now listed in the featured section on the Arts/Design page and is ranked in the top 100 podcasts in this section!  Wow!! Log [...]…

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Episode 29 ~ Thangles

2009-11-15 :: Brye Lynn
Length: 34s

November 15, 2009 ~ I recorded this days ago, but could not find the time to upload it until now. This week we talked about Thangles! Thank you to everyone who left comments this week. Check out the quilt that Gidget help make for Quilts of Valor Here is a picture of the new house!  [...]…

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Episode 28

2009-11-01 :: Brye Lynn
Length: 54s

November 1, 2009 ~ I didn’t talk about too much this week, just caught you up on what has been going on the last two weeks. Thank you to everyone who sent emails and left comments. Now that things are somewhat back to normal (at least until the house buying gets moving), I will have [...]…

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Episode 27 ~ Fabric Dyeing

2009-10-19 :: Brye Lynn
Length: 46s

October 19, 2009 ~ This week we talked about fabric dyeing basics Thank you to everyone who left comments or sent messages this week Melanie sent PICTURES!  Check out Melanie’s first applique project.  It is a wall hanging – don’t the fabrics look hand dyed?!  Look at the detail.  Each piece is machine appliequed with [...]…

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Episode 26 ~ Quillow

2009-10-12 :: Brye Lynn
Length: 50s

October 12, 2009 ~ Today we talked about how to  make a Quillow.  Detailed instructions will be posted later this week.  Listen to the podcast for more information now. Thank you to everyone who donated and left comments this week. Shelly Beth shared her wall hanging that we accepted in a juried  art gallery show.  I [...]…

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Episode 25 ~ QuiltFest Jax

2009-10-04 :: Brye Lynn
Length: 1s

October 4, 2009 ~ This week I reviewed my trip to QuiltFest Jax!  I couldn’t fit all the pictures into this post – so look for more postings over the next few days.Congratulations to Plynne!  She won the free seat in Annie Smith’s online class – Quilting 101. Thank you to Lisa who shared her [...]…

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Episode 24 – Contest!

2009-09-20 :: Brye Lynn
Length: 32s

September 20, 2009 ~ Just a quick podcast today to announce the contest for a FREE seat in Annie Smith’s next online class. Check out this new podcast – Mirkwooddesigns – Adventures in Creativity Check out this “New to me” podcast – Creative Mom My new coffee pot This is the cutting board my son [...]…

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Episode 23 – How to Quilt by Hand

2009-09-13 :: Brye Lynn
Length: 53s

September 13, 2009 ~ Today we talked about how to quilt by hand. Thank you to everyone who has been visiting the site and leaving comments.  I especally want to thank everyone who took the time to register and use the new Discussion Board. Check out Darla’s latest project.  She recently took an applique class.  [...]…

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Episode 22 ~ Embellishments

2009-09-07 :: Brye Lynn
Length: 53s

September 7, 2009 ~ Today we discussed a little bit about my machine embroidery and embellishments for your quilts Check out Cherry’s latest quilt. Isn’t it spectacular! She did this during Annie Smith’s online quilting class. Can you believe that you can learn these skills from an online class?!?! Check out Annie’s classes at www.simplearts.com. [...]…

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Episode 21 ~ Marking Tools

2009-08-30 :: Brye Lynn
Length: 1s

August 30, 2009 ~ Today we talked about marking tools Thank you to everyone who left comments on iTunes, on the website, or through email this week. Cindy, ruthann, Debby, Lisa Melanie – thanks for the knitting tips Emily sent us PICTIRES!!!  She just finished this baby quilt – it came out better than she [...]…

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Episode 20 ~ Sewing Machine Needles

2009-08-25 :: Brye Lynn
Length: 56s

August 25, 2009 ~ Today we talked about sewing machine needles. Thank you to all my commenters this week Material Mama – Nutmeg Prudence Claire Snowquilter & Pat for the great iTunes reviews Patricia sent us PICTURES!!!!  This is a basket block of the month she joined.  Don’t you LOVE the colors.  My favorite is [...]…

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Episode 19 ~ Fabric Styles

2009-08-16 :: Brye Lynn
Length: 1s

August 16, 2009 ~ Today we talked about the different styles of fabric…eventually.  We did finally get to it after we went over me busy week. Comments this week Thank you to Allison Rosen from Within a Quarter Inch for the shout out on her podcast. Denise shared what it was like to sit in [...]…

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Episode 18 – How to Properly Press

2009-08-09 :: Brye Lynn
Length: 54s

August 9, 2009 ~ Today we discussed the all important technique of Pressing (no, not ironing).  Pressing can make the difference between a good block and a bad block. Thank you for everyone’s comments this week. Ann – recommends QNNTV.com Ginger – says Project Runway starts this week Jannie sent us PICTURES!  Check out Jannie’s [...]…

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Episode 17 ~ Whole Lot of Crafty Goodness

2009-08-02 :: Brye Lynn
Length: 44s

August 2, 2009 ~ I had a very busy, crafty week.  I didn’t have time to organize a planned topic, so, instead of skipping a week I thought I would share everything that went on. Thank you to Nicole for sharing her pictures.  Nicole took one of her husband’s old shirts and made this dress [...]…

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Episode 16 ~ Fabric Postcards

2009-07-26 :: Brye Lynn
Length: 46s

July 26, 2009 ~ Today we talked about how to make a fabric postcard – Can you REALLY send them through the mail?! Thank you to everyone who left comments this week.  Shout out to Shelbe, Cherry, and Darla!  Loved hearing from you. Debby shared her latest project with us.  A CRAZY quilt block.  Don’t [...]…

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Episode 15 ~ Starting a Quilt Guild

2009-07-19 :: Brye Lynn
Length: 49s

July 19, 2009 ~ Today we talked about how to start a quilt guild. Thank you to everyone who left comments this week. I really appreciate it. I had an email mishap this week with my new phone and accidently deleted a bunch of emails. Sorry, if I didn’t reply to yours. I picked up [...]…

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Episode 14 – Catching Up

2009-07-12 :: Brye Lynn
Length: 53s

July 12, 2009 ~ This week I just caught you up on what I have been doing and how my projects are going.  No topic, but plenty of craftiness. My traveling with my stitching went very well.  Here are some pictures of how I organized everything.       Here is my lastest block finished [...]…

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Episode 13 ~ Have Quilt will Travel

2009-06-25 :: Brye Lynn
Length: 48s

June 25, 2009 ~ Today we talked about how to take your projects with you when you go on vacation, work, in the car, doctor’s office. . . wherever!! First – Thank you to everyone who left comments this week. Special thanks to Emily for sharing her wonderful project with us.  Leave a comment and [...]…

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Episode ~ 12 Applique

2009-06-17 :: Brye Lynn
Length: 55s

June 17, 2009 ~ Today we talked about my favorite type of quilting – APPLIQUE!!First, thank you to everyone who has been leaving comments and sending pictures!!!  This week, I shared Corrine’s recent project.  Check it out – don’t you love the fabric?!?!  Until I posted this picture, I did not realize she embroidered a [...]…

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Episode 11 ~ Pattern Drafting

2009-06-07 :: Brye Lynn
Length: 51s

June 7, 2009 ~ Today we talked about how to draw out a pattern. Check out how many pieces are in the next applique block I am starting – it is going to take forever!!  There must be 500 points!  This is it drawn out on freezer paper.  I still have to cut it out [...]…

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Episode 10 ~ Pre-Washing Fabric

2009-05-25 :: Brye Lynn
Length: 37s

May 25, 2009 ~ Today we talked about whether or not you should pre-wash your fabric. I haven’t posted for the last three weeks because I had a terrible cold that had me in bed for five days.  Ever since then, I just hadn’t felt well.  Plus, I was overloaded with work that was keeping [...]…

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Episode 9 ~ Fabric Cuts/Book Review

2009-05-03
Length: 54m 9s

This week I did not have a planned topic, so we discussed a variety of things. Thank you to everyone who left comments this week.  Be sure to read the comments from last week’s episode on fabric stashes.  Very interesting to [...]…

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Episode 8 ~ Fabric Stash

2009-04-26
Length: 47m 3s

Today we talking about keeping and organizing a Fabric Stash. Thank you to everyone who left reviews on iTunes and comments this week.  Kelley from Pioneer Quilter, Corrine, Claire, and Shelly Beth from Fibermoon.com What did I do [...]…

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Episode Seven ~ Whitework Quilting

2009-04-19
Length: 49m 31s

This week we talked about Whitework Quilting.  This topic was a suggestion from one of my listeners. Sorry I missed posting a podcast last week.  I forgot my headset microphone at work.  I plan on pre recording a few episodes [...]…

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Episode 6 ~ Where to Begin – Patterns!

2009-04-06
Length: 43m 33s

Today we talked about practicing and the patterns all beginners should learn – plus the order they should learn them. Thank you for all the great comments: Regular Contributors – Corrine, Colleen, Terri and Kelley Rona – [...]…

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Episode 5 ~ Websites and Book Review

2009-03-29
Length: 55m 9s

Today we are reviewing some websites and my latest book purchase. Thank you for all the great comments: Denise – shared her paper piecing project, inspiring me to try it on my Gator quilt. Terri sent me a Keativ Blogger award [...]…

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