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Chemo Ports: A Noble Cause  For Your  Fabric Scraps in 10 Easy Steps

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Chemo Ports: A Noble Cause  For Your  Fabric Scraps in 10 Easy Steps

Every quilter has scraps. Right??  Here's a great way to use them up, feel good about yourself and "pay it forward"  to someone in need.  All you need is a few scraps of fabric, some Velcro, fiberfill and a little time to share.

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How to Decide What’s Best for You: New Year’s Resolution or a Helpful Word

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How to Decide What’s Best for You: New Year’s Resolution or a Helpful Word

                                                    Around the end of December news documentaries recount what’s happened during the past year.  I start thinking about my past year and what I accomplished (or didn’t).                                Year’s ago, I used to make a New Year’s resolution (lose weight, exercise                                   stop spending, quit...

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Home For the Holidays

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Home For the Holidays

3 "quilty" decorating tips and a quick and easy 6-step never-fail fudge recipes too!

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Prewashing Fabric: How to Decide Which is Right for YOU!

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Prewashing Fabric: How to Decide Which is Right for YOU!

Various quilt-related products on the market for washing fabric like Syntrhapol and Retayne are discussed.  How to do a color test to anticipate if fabric will bleed. A few suggestions to help you make the decision on whether to prewash fabric or not for quilting.

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8 Top Reasons Why Quilters Don't Need to Prewash

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8 Top Reasons Why Quilters Don't Need to Prewash

Prewashing your fabric for that quilt or craft project debate is discussed. Learn about fabric shrinking and color bleeding. Discover solutions like Retayne and Synthrapol. Learn how to prevent fabric fraying when being washed and a helpful colorfast test for all your dream quilts.

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