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Free Projects Technique Tutorials

FREE Project – Origami Drawstring Bag

Quick class update – the Color Tools & Color Confidence Zoom class is coming up this Saturday, Feb. 26, 2022. Click here to register through Lakeshore Sewing. 🙂 Interested in other Zoom classes? Check out the Upcoming Zoom Classes page on this site. Hope to see you soon! And now to the FREE PROJECT! This […]

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Classes Quilting Reviews

Finishing Spree & My Top 4 Favorite Patterns of Summer 2021

Since I like to work on multiple projects at a time, I occasionally experience a bottleneck of quilts that are all at the same stage. Such has been the case this month, when I ended up sewing bindings on 8 different quilts in a little over a week. Wow! My arms are ready for a […]

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Classes Quilting

New Classes for Fall 2021

Registration is now open for my new fall classes! Stop in or call the Wyoming, Michigan Lakeshore Sewing location at 616-531-5561 to register for these ZOOM classes. Note: Lakeshore Sewing will be closed Saturday – Monday of Labor Day weekend. And don’t forget – locals can save 10% on class supplies at Lakeshore Sewing! It’s […]

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NEW Free-Motion Quick-Start

I’m working on a bunch of new non-class-related info for the blog; but meanwhile, I do want to let those of you who may be interested that I’ve added another brand-new Zoom class. 🙂 Free-Motion Quilting Quick-Start – NEW Are you interested in free-motion quilting, but need a boost to get going? Join Beth Ann […]

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The New Zoom Class Schedule is Up!

The new January and February Zoom class schedule has finally been published!I’m excited about the mix of classes I have coming up – some brand-new offerings you’ve asked for, plus a few repeats of popular classes. You can see the full list (and download supply lists) on the Upcoming Zoom Classes page on my website, […]

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Classes Quilting

NEW Online Class

Some exciting news – I’m teaching my first online class next week! 🙂 I’m a little nervous, but also very excited about engaging “live” with fellow quilters again – I’ve missed everyone so much while keeping safe at home during this pandemic. Here is the info from the Lakeshore Sewing website: Creative Machine Quilting with a […]

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Quilting Reviews Sewing

A New Machine!

I love my Baby Lock Symphony, and plan to keep it; but I’ve had my eye on the Baby Lock Jazz for a while. This month, Brian from Lakeshore Sewing offered a deal too good to pass up and I finally took the plunge. I’m excited about using this machine for home dec (particularly large […]

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Bargello Color & Value Quilting Technique Tutorials

Making a Bargello Quilt – Cascade

This is the first in a series of sew/quilt-along posts about making a bargello quilt. For a little more background information, you can check out my previous post, Colorwash Bargello. For this series, I’ll be referring to the Cascade pattern from my book Colorwash Bargello Quilts.  If you don’t have the book or would rather […]

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Reviews Sewing

Pattern Review

Sewing with Seat Belts – Market Tote from Cozy Nest Design Notes: All pattern information is from Cozy Nest Design. Seat Belt Series: Market Tote Sewing Pattern $6.99 (PDF download) The Market Tote sewing pattern will take you step-by-step to creating a customized bag made of seat belt webbing!  Seat belt webbing is shimmery and luxurious, yet extremely durable  and easy […]

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Celtic Quilting Sewing Technique Tutorials

Celtic Quilt to Celtic Pillow – Sewing Machine or Serger

The Celtic True Lovers’ Knot has been appliquéd, quilted, and trimmed, and is now ready for the binding. This would allow you to use the completed piece as a wallhanging. I did consider a wallhanging – I especially liked how it looked when I hung it on point –  but I already have several of […]

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