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fabric stash
Do you have an entire room for sewing, one with many shelves and cabinet spaces? Or are you spending most of your sewing time in a guest bedroom, with fabric stacked high in the closet (too bad for guests who need to hang their clothes, won’t 3″ of space be enough?)? Either way, your fabrics...
As I mentioned in my editor’s letter in the August TQL, Wendy Hill has no stash. When she told me that, my first impulse was to feel sorry for her. After all, I derive so much pleasure from the care and feeding of my own prodigious stash. But Wendy insists she’s fine—happy, even. Here’s how...
For the uninitiated, the term “selvage” can conjure up images of wrecked and decrepit vehicles languishing in a junkyard. But to intrepid quilters and sewers, lots of colorful images and fun projects materialize. Let‘s take a moment to review what selvage means to a quilter. Selvage refers to the tightly woven area that runs along...
If scrappy quilts are not your style, and if you like applique, and if you’re trying to work out of your stash to save money, then Dilys Fronks’ latest book is just the ticket. In Dual Image Applique she describes how to get two images from one cut. You save time as well as money,...