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Justabitfrayed.com

Hello everyone!  In case you haven’t seen, I have a new blog!  I’m going to be taking all my tutorials and content from this blog and moving it over to http://www.justabitfrayed.com !  I have a shiny new blog and a … Continue reading

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Sweet Diamonds Top Finish

Ta Da!  Even though I have been busy getting the new brick and mortar location for Pink Castle Fabrics ready (soon!  very very soon!) I somehow managed to finish a quilt top.  Back in September of last year I started … Continue reading

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All About 108″ Wide Backing Fabric for Quilts

Hello friends! I’m very excited today to talk to you about 108″ wide backing fabrics.  Quilters in the traditional world have known about these extra wide fabrics for a while now but companies are just now getting on board making … Continue reading

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Camp Stitchalot – May 2013!

Hello everyone! In case you haven’t already heard I’m happy to announce that I will be putting on Camp Stitchalot this May! Pink Castle Fabrics is putting on this fun event.  Click on over to find out more about the event … Continue reading

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Nap Blanket Tutorial –

We just got in all these wonderful Sketch Flannels in our shop last week.  I kept looking at them and going over to pet them and I decided I HAD to make something with them.  I made my son a … Continue reading

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Leaders and Enders – 2 Quilts in the Time of 1

Okay, so maybe not exactly 2 for the time of 1.  But, so far on my Leaders and Enders journey, I’m seeing some progress on a second quilt in between piecing a few others.  So, the concept behind Leaders and … Continue reading

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Scrappy Trip and Pinwheel Tops Complete!

Well, I must say, last week’s retreat was a productive one.  It helps that I did’t have to cook or clean or work and the internet and phone signals are spotty at the Inn where we hold our retreats.  The … Continue reading

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How many Strips Does it Take? – a cutting guide for the Scrappy Trip Around the World Quilt Along

Last night I got another 6 strip sets all sewn up for my Scrappy Trip Along quilt. I didn’t have a whole lot of sewing time but it was nice to see some more progress.  I’m totally excited to get … Continue reading

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2013 – The Year of the Stash – Use Those Beautiful Fabrics This Year!

For months I’ve been wanting to get back to blogging for myself.  Don’t get me wrong, I love my shop and my job but I have been working too hard and neglecting myself personally.  It’s hard being a small business … Continue reading

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New Quilt Pattern – Pieces of Nine

Pieces of Nine

Crib Size

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