Thursday, April 19, 2018

April Meeting

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Please note the change of location for this meeting.

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Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Dyeing Tatting Thread

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Marilee Rockley (Yarnplayer) shares her technique for dyeing thread for tatting in her posts:

      A Dyeing Art

      From Messy to Beautiful

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Hand and Finger Exercises




Hands getting tired and sore after a long day of quilting, sewing, knitting, crocheting, or spinning? 

These helpful hand and finger exercises will help loosen up your hands to help keep you creating.

The exercises look easy, but you will notice your hands get a little tired, but that means they’re working.

These simple 2-minute exercises will help keep your hands flexible and strong. They should be used at least once a day and as needed to give your hands some relief. Don’t forget to do both hands.


Monday, April 16, 2018

Triangle Block Cheat Sheet

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Hello Melly Designs takes all the quess work out of making Half-Square and Quarter-Square Triangles for quilt designs.

A free, printable Triangle Block Cheat Sheet can be found here

Thursday, April 12, 2018

Take Note. . .

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The location for the April meeting has been changed - mark it on your calendar.

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Wednesday, April 11, 2018

How to Trim Large Blocks

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Big block quilts can be quick, easy and fun to stitch together, but how do you properly trim the individual blocks if the tools you have on hand are not large enough?

Karen Walker explains how to trim a large block with a six-inch square ruler in a photo tutorial: