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Hexy Talk

On a recent trip to Harsens Island, my friend Brenda (from just-a-bit-frayed) got me completely hooked on English Paper Piecing.  Now I can’t sit still without having a stack of hexies to work on.  It is a fun (and addicting) way to hand piece hexagons (and other shapes) and you can use scraps!  Brenda shows you how … Continue reading

Quilty Time Capsule: Pascal’s Triangle

Quilty Time Capsule: Pascal's Triangle

In the spirit of nostalgia and spring cleaning (which are not as opposite as you may think) I dredged up this quilt top and finally batted, backed, and bound it. This top started before I knew _anything_ about quilting. My template for the triangles was from a pizza box and I cut out every single triangle with scissors (this was before I even knew about rotary cutting.) It is done in all black and white fabric from my own pattern. So, could I do this better now that I know more? Absolutely. But, it’s kind of a nice reminder how much I have learned in ten years and I may even attempt this pattern again.

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