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* Scraps to Small to Save *

December 27th, 2014 at 12:29 pm

Quilt blocks made from “Scraps to Small to Save”. These blocks are 12 1/2 inch square, but you may make them any size you like. These blocks get sewn when I am chain piecing. I call them chasers. Some people call them starters and stoppers. Saves thread and you don’t have to do so much […]

* Big Ruched Bouquet Brings Spring Early *

January 15th, 2014 at 8:36 am

Create a bold bouquet of blossoms with our NEW Jumbo Coin Ruching Guide TR700, produced by Quilting Creations International, and bring spring into your home early. You can make the flowers for Big Ruched Bouquet and Doily #1601 or embellish quilts and apparel. Big blossoms make a bold statement adorning hats, purses and tote bags. […]

* Punkin Has His Own Name Tag *

March 8th, 2013 at 8:38 am

Punkin, our Manager of Operations, overseeing the making of name tags for my class participants. The name tag base is cut from brown bags, and adorned with a gathered blossom. Student tags are pinned on, but Punkin prefered one to hang around his neck.

* Fun New Fabrics *

February 27th, 2013 at 10:22 am

What fun I have had creating projects for our new book due out in August. Shown here are fabrics from In The Beginning Fabrics and Moda, that we used in the samples of pintucks, pleats and Coin Ruching.

* Cutting Table Cleared for Action *

January 5th, 2013 at 2:43 pm

Not one inch of space to work. A clean workspace…now there is room to work and show you some of the fun things I am doing.

* New Year- Clean Cutting Table *

January 2nd, 2013 at 8:17 am

Two goals for today: 1. Clear off my cutting table 2. Learn how to size pictures for WordPress, so I can show you the before and after. By following my own advice, of keeping projects and tools handy to work on in bits of time, I have managed to finish a number of projects, in […]

* Welcome To Sage Country, Where Heirlooms Grow *

February 3rd, 2012 at 6:42 pm

Welcome to our blog. I hope you will visit us often to see what new things we are creating with Coin Ruching and other dimensional applique techniques. Each week I will give you an update on new patterns and what shops and sites are carrying them. I’ll post some photos of quick projects and some […]