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Here are a few tips in case you need help getting your diamonds to meet properly! First you will need to copy the diamond template! You can grab a copy of the template Here. Transfer your template to freezer paper or quilters template plastic to cut your diamonds from fabric. If you have a directional print and need to cut so the sides of your diamond is running along the bias, just be careful not to stretch your fabric while sewing - and use pins! If you are English Paper Piecing the diamonds, stretching will not be a problem since...

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It's time once again for the Sunny Stocking Sew Along #sunnystockingsal      Since we have so many new followers, I wanted to give you a little preview! It's loads of fun and full of AMAZING inspiration!!! The Sew Along begins October 5th and runs through November 3rd However, we have many little elves making stockings after the Sew Along wraps up. You are welcome to continue stitching stockings after the sew along has ended and post with the hashtag, #sunnystockingsal This year we have even more amazing sponsors! Please, help us welcome the sponsors by following them on Instagram....

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I made this fun little needlebook about a year ago when Sunny Day hosted a Needlebook Sew Along. It's pretty cute and easy to stitch up! I hope this tutorial inspires you to make your own Sunny Clamshell Needlebook #sunnyclamshellneedlebook Clamshell Exterior Template Clamshell 2.25" Template    Materials: Variety of fabrics for the clamshells Quilters Template Plastic or cardboard to make clamshell template Muslin of light colored solid fabric for the foundation (8" X 8") Felt Small piece of Vinyl for a pocket 8" X 8" fabric for lining 8" X 8" batting 1 yard of bias binding  Snap or...

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I am well into the quilting phase of my Norah Quilt! Yayyyy! Here is a link to my tips for hand quilting with perle: Hand Quilting   And, please, watch Sarah Fielke's video for fabulous tips and superb hand quilting technique. You can find the video here:  Sarah Fielke Hand Quilting  Happy Stitching!  

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The idea for a Sunny Log Cabin Sew Along took root with the desire to put together another single block log cabin, similar to the one I made for the baby Norah.  A few friends wanted to join in on the sewing,and before long we had the makings of a Sew Along! But what a perfect Sew Along! The log cabin is an old block, dating back to the time of the Civil War. In fact, the block likely was to pay homage to the humble beginnings of Abraham Lincoln. It's an easy block to sew, and, very often, the...

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