Category Archives: Quilting

Care Wear – Charity Sewing – NSM

Since it’s National Sewing Month I wanted to once again highlight one of the reasons why I sew: charity projects. For the most part I’ve just been sewing dresses for my Dresses for Missions ministry through my church. The dresses … Continue reading

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Memory Quilts – NSM 9-28-15

I know that I said I wasn’t going to post about quilting, but this particular type of quilting has been very prominent in what I’ve been reading about in the last few days. So I guess that I should post … Continue reading

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Back and Forth Pedal Sewing Machines – NSM 9-21-15

I’m sorry. I just couldn’t help myself. In a previous post I mentioned that I had found an ad on Craigslist for a treadle sewing machine, but it was referred to as a ‘back and forth pedal’ machine in the … Continue reading

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My Mom’s Sewing Room – NSM 9-20-15

Over the past two weeks you have read a lot about my mom and her influence on me in regards to sewing. I thought that I would give you a little tour of her sewing area. To be fair, I … Continue reading

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Quilt Fashion Show – NSM 9-11-15

I don’t quilt. Maybe one day I will, but for now I have zero interest. The biggest reason for this is probably because I have the best quilter at my disposal. I don’t remember when my mom seriously got into … Continue reading

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Double Wedding Ring Quilt – NSM 9-3-15

This morning I have a little help as I post pictures of the Double Wedding Ring quilt that my mom made for me a few years ago. Bissell thought it was his quilt since it had a ‘B’ on it. … Continue reading

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Website Review: Craftsy.com

Do you enjoy quilting, sewing, crocheting, cake decorating, jewelry making, gardening or cooking? Do you enjoy learning new techniques for one of your many hobbies? Do you want to learn a new hobby? If so, then you definitely need to … Continue reading

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Quilts in the Civil War

You may have heard this before, but quilts have played many roles in the Civil War. The most popular use was along the Underground Railroad. Each quilt pattern had a different meaning, and the escaped slaves were well versed in … Continue reading

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Quilts

For a long time I’ve told my mom that she needs to take pictures of the quilts she makes. She is a wizard with the sewing machine, thread, and needle. I took some pictures this weekend to show off to … Continue reading

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