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11-22. Star and Cross was first documented by the Ladies Art Company (#284, c1895); but like so many of their patterns, it appeared much earlier. Lockport Cotton Batting Co notedin its1940s batting wrapper that it is “truly an antique in every sense of the word … the original quilt from which this pattern was taken was made over 95 years ago”. This would date the original quilt in the 1830s.Lockport called the block North Star, while it was also published as Shining Hour by Farm Journal in…

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Tips to Master Basic Sewing Stitches for Beginners

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Grandson's Baby Quilt

How To Make A Baby Quilt from Learn how to make a quick and easy baby quilt with these step-by-step instructions.

Free Pattern. LEGO Paper Pieced Star Wars Quilt -- "All of the patterns for Kristy’s fabulous LEGO Star Wars Quilt are available for free in her Craftsy shop. Find the link and more photos of the quilt at Quiet Play." ~Sew Mama Sew #giftidea

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50 favorite simple sewing tutorials

Who out there loves to sew, but doesn’t have the confidence for elaborate, time-consuming projects? This post is for you. I’m sharing 50 simple sewing tutorials that can be completed qu…

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How to make a rag quilt

I always wondered how to make a rag quilt, and this is a great tutorial. Has a video and a photo step by step. Snuggly-wuggly goodness :-)


Free Star Wars Sewing Patterns -

After reminding ourselves the past couple of weeks how awesome the original Star Wars Movies are…..we went to the newest one.  While I won’t give any hints or give anything away, it’s good. But for now, I’m sure there are more than just me that love Star Wars.  There are some of us who have …