Category Archives: Books

What to do with Selvages

I’ve posted about this before, and I’ve learned that working with the selvages leftover from your quilt fabrics is a lot of fun. So here are a few quick ideas. Make a pincushion! It doesn’t take very many and can … Continue reading

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Hand Embroidery

As the nights get longer and colder, it’s good to have some handwork to keep your fingers busy while watching TV. Personally, I get a little stir-crazy when I don’t have something else to do in the evening. But did … Continue reading

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Sunflower Baby

This little pattern has been a fan favorite over the years. It’s very simple, yet has that old-timey charm. It can be customized to have freckles, different colored eyes, hair, and even glasses. Make one for each of the children … Continue reading

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Beautiful Big Dogs

This book has a few surprises in it. Besides being packed with thirty-five different large dog patterns, it also has several duck decoy patterns which could be made into a  duck quilt for the very special guy in your life. … Continue reading

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Selvages are a Hoot!

Find out more about this project — http://www.ashtonpub.com

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Owl Bring You Some Flowers

From the book “Outstanding Owls for Applique” http://www.ashtonpub.com

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Happy Groundhog Day

OK, It’s not a groundhog. But It’s the closest thing I have. This cute little guy can also be found as a digitized pattern at Anna’s Awesome Applique Designs.com

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Paper Cut Valentine Classes

I have a Paper Cut Valentine class scheduled at Oklahoma Quiltworks on April 14, 2015. Find the book here

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Digitized Frogs and Turtles

My digitizer, Anna Aldmon of Anna’s Awesome Applique Designs, is busy digitizing the frogs and turtles from my Aquatic Creatures book. Here are the first few stitch outs. I think they are pretty darn cute! Here is a link for … Continue reading

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Embroidered Filler Stitches

My newest stitching joy is adding embroidered filler stitches. It’s so fun and easy. It makes the perfect TV project, it’s similar to hand quilting but you don’t have to work as hard and you get to change colors! I’m … Continue reading

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