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Perfect Half Square Triangles part 1 - THANGLES

Elizabeth Chappell

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Perfect Half Square Triangles part 1 - THANGLES
A quilter's secret weapon for perfect Half Square Triangles!

To Starch or Not to Starch?

To Starch or Not to Starch?

Should you spray your fabric before you cut?  Which products are the best?  Let me share what I found during my little experiment! 


What Shade Are You Blog Tour

Elizabeth Chappell

What Shade Are You Blog Tour

If told, "You can make ANY quilt design with ANY colors you want," what would you choose?  That's exactly what RJR is doing with their 'What Shade Are You' blog tour.  They are asking different pattern designers to come up with a new quilt pattern and choose ANY of their Cotton Supreme Solid fabrics to make it.  When RJR asked me to participate, I MAY have had an, "Oh my goodness - I can't believe they asked ME!" moment.  And right after, or possibly at the same time, my mind went to work thinking up designs for a quilt and...


How to Start a Subscription Box

Elizabeth Chappell

How to Start a Subscription Box

​​SMLXL   First things first: Know that there is room enough for everyone.  There are a few quilting related subscription boxes, and it's wonderful!  Each one is unique and offers something different.  Don't be scared if there is competition.  Your box will be unique because you will be behind it.  And you will bring something no one else has, because you are different from everyone else. Second: Do your research!  Here's where I can help a bit.  I'll share with you some tips I have learned along the way.  Here are a few things to look into: 1. What will...


Hand Quilting / Stitching

Elizabeth Chappell

Hand Quilting / Stitching

​ ​​SMLXL ​Have you wanted to try hand quilting?  I have been wanting to try for a while, but felt paralyzed.  I didn't know how to do it or where to start.  So, as with most things in my life, I watched a video on it, read an article, and jumped in! And guess what?  I LOVE hand quilting!  And I want to help anyone else who is wanting to try it out. First things first, you need a few items to get started.  Here is what I used: 1. MATERIALS - Click HERE for a link to buy any...

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