Episode 18

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Winners – What’s the hardest pattern you’ve ever attempted? A big thank you to my caller-inners, Cindy Larson and Emily Hinkel!  Here are their hardest patterns:

Cindy Larson – Pattern as seen in American Patchwork and Quilting- Star Power

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Emily Hinkel – Anything with reverse applique – here’s an example of that

Sun Gold tomatoes like to POP

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Check out www.tomatogrowers.com for less likely splitting varieties

Donate to your local school by collecting Box Tops for Education, and then walk those babies in.

Around the sewing room

Long Arm templates to chalk – by Pam Clarke‘s Home Stitches Stencils

Superior Thread Card Samples – yummy

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Thread holders and calendar

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Rulers Galore!

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Cutting mat swivel thingy

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Folding open cutting mat/ironing board – good for classes

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Compass for creating circles

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It lives in my Stanley tool box

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Bobbin Winders are fun when you are using two different thread for the top and bobbin!

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Irons – Black and Decker Digital Advantage and Clover’s Mini Iron

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Going to Sewing and Stitchery Expo in Puyallup, WA, hoping tickets to Mark Lipinski’s show isn’t sold out

Magazines
American Quilter, features Rami Kim

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Sew Batik has gradated batiks in the same and multi colorways

Four colors from three paint chips.  Cool!

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Quilting Arts – has beautiful quilt in article Paintstick Passion with instructions on using Shiva Paintsticks

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Quiltmaker – has great “Vroom Vroom” Boy Pattern in it.

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Cleaning – great soap from Dr. Bronner

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Fine Cooking Make It Tonight – magazine has recipe for a great black bean and beef chili

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2 Comments

  1. Robin said,

    March 4, 2009 at 10:57 am

    Love your gadget listings! Very handy. I wanted to make a note along with your “box-tops” comment. You can also go to the “Campbell’s Labels for Education” and “Tyson Project A+” to find products with labels to help the schools. Even before I had my daughter I’ve been saving these labels for our school district. It’s such a huge help!

  2. Cindy said,

    March 21, 2009 at 11:52 am

    Thanks for the info on the back exorcises 🙂 Having some issues myself 😦 I have that little clover iron. Took it to class about a week ago and the burn on my thumb is almost gone 🙂 LOL
    Cindy


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