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What Makes a Traditional Quilt "Traditional"

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What Makes a Traditional Quilt "Traditional"
So what is it that makes a traditional quilt "traditional"? To find out we need to look at a little bit of the history of quilt making in the U.S.

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Summer Special! $4.95 Shipping No Mater How Much You Order!

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Summer Special! $4.95 Shipping No Mater How Much You Order!

In honor of the first day of summer, I've lowered my flat rate shipping to $4.95! Order one yard - $4.95, order 10 yards - $4.95. Summer time is a busy time for most of us - things to do and places to go. So here's a little incentive to build up your stash in anticipation of more sewing time in the winter.  

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Free Tutorial - Flight of Fancy Traditional Quilt Block

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Free Tutorial - Flight of Fancy Traditional Quilt Block
Today I'm going to show you how to piece together the traditional quilt block called Flight of Fancy. I really had fun putting this block together and I hope you do too. 

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Traditional Pattern - Pinwheel Star Quilt Block

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Traditional Pattern - Pinwheel Star Quilt Block
Today we're going to put together a traditional Pinwheel Star Quilt Block! It starts out with an on-point pinwheel quilt block, add some triangles and finish with Flying Geese units. It's lovely block - let's get started!

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So What's the Big Deal about Cork?

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So What's the Big Deal about Cork?
Have you been wondering about how cork fabric is made or what it can be used for? I found this article about cork and cork fabric and thought it would be nice to share it with you! I had no idea what a sustainable product it was - and eco-friendly! 

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