Bag Interfacing Reviews-All about Interfacing

I love to make bags but what type of interfacing do I want to use. Patterns tell you what type to use but is that what I want. Ask yourself how study do you want your bag, soft or more stable. I came across this article from SewMamSew reviewing the various types of interfacing.

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Happy New year

Out With The Old And In With The New Year

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Day 2 of our trip. We decided to start the day visiting the #USS Constitution and #Bunker Hill. There is so much history in this town, if I could only remember American History from high school, oh that was only 44 years ago! There were over 500 people stationed on this ship, amazing they all didn’t die from overcrowding. The tour was very interesting. After a hard morning on a ship, time decide about lunch. Found a great place right on the harbor, #Pier6. We had the best crab cakes. Yummy. After lunch, we headed across the river to old Boston. Wow, a very busy place. We first saw Paul Revere’s house. It was built 1660. Paul lived there 1770-1800.

From there we visited several more historical sites. Middle of the afternoon, had to stop and get some cannolies. There were 2 pastry shops we came across. So, had to buy some from both. Mike’s Pastry and Modern Pastry.

We ended the day with a great meal at #UnionOysterHouse. Another great meal was had by all. We were all tired so we headed back to the motel. As if we hadn’t had enough to eat today, we had to try the Cannolies and another pastry called Lobster Tails. The Lobster Trails was great. A puff pastry with a creamy filling. Very good. The cannolies were so different, the texture was more course. They were ok.



Talk to you tomorrow and see what happens on Day 3!


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Day 1
We are on a needed vacation. My husband, Ned, has planned this trip over the past year. We are spending a few days in Boston before departing on a cruise up the coast. We arrived in Boston yesterday afternoon. We had some problems getting our Reserved Surburban. There are 6 of us and need a big a– car. We finally got it and guess what, it has Tennessee tags. We got it loaded and headed out to the motel. Streets are narrow, crazy drivers, but made it without a scratch.
Next on the agenda where do we eat? was chosen. Off we went!
What do we eat? Too many choices. So I went easy. Clam chowder, lobster, seaweed faster, onion straws, Pomegranate martini and ended with true Boston Creme Pie!! Delicious!!! All full, back tithe motel for rest for day 2. See you tomorrow.

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Sewing Day


Step 3
Going to the shop and decide on setting triangles. We will be kiting this quilt.

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Sewing day


Step 2.

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Sewing Day


Home sewing today. We need new quilts for market and festival. Can you guess what #franklinquiltcompany pattern I am making?

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Simple Recipe to use Fresh Preaches

I have been doing a lot of baking. i love summer with all of the fresh vegetables and fruit. My employee,Joan, went to the peach farm and brought back some peaches. this recipe has 3 ingredients. going to make it tomorrow night. I will post pictures of the results.

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Hi everyone. How are you doing? Summer is going way to fast. It is ok, it means my new grand baby will be born in the middle of August. Melissa and Matt are ready. EmmaLee needs a quilt from Grammy.
A lot is happening in the shop. Kathy has been on vacation. Insisting with family in Buffalo. She will be back on Saturday. I have made a lot of changes in the shop. We sent in our packet to Quilt Sampler magazine hoping to be selected for 2014. We will see. I know a lot of you sent e-mails, but you can send more. Let them know who we are. Thanks everyone and keep your fingers crossed.
New fall fabrics are in and Christmas . It is not to early to start thinking about gifts. Come an check out the new stuff. We will have a lot of new x-mas kits coming.
Talk to you later.

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We are so excited to present a new ruler

We are so excited to present a new ruler, the Shortcut Binding Tool to help you with your binding. It will allow you to make a binding and flange all in one unit. It gives a great look to your quilt!! If you are in the Columbus area, come to the NQA show at the convention center and see us. We will demo it for you and we promise you will love it!

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