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Shop Hop: Round Two

Cristina De Miranda

Shop Hop: Round Two

Round two of the Shop Hop has arrived. There are so many quilt patterns to choose from! I've enjoyed doing a little exploring myself, and seeing all the work that my colleagues are accomplishing. It's inspiring! I hope you are inspired by their work too; let them know if you are!    The Devoted Quilter My favourite product: Mix It Up! Mini Quilt Pattern https://www.devotedquilter.com   Christa Quilts My favourite product: Infrastructure Quilt Pattern https://www.christaquilts.com   Stitched by Susan My favourite product: Custom quilting http://www.stitchedbysusan.com Tamarinis My favourite product: Luminous Block of the Month Quilt Pattern https://www.tamarinis.com Studio R Quilts...

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Shop Hop: Round One

Cristina De Miranda

Shop Hop: Round One

 Let's kick off National Quilting Day with our first round of virtual shops. Below are ten fabulous designers for you to explore. I did a little exploring myself, and listed one of my favourite products from each shop. What's your favourite? Use the hashtags #stayathomeandhop or #stayathomeandshop to share your purchases, spread the word, and show our entrepreneurial community some love! Linen Closet Designs My favourite product: Love Note Punch Needle kit http://www.linenclosetdesigns.com   Designs by Sarah J My favourite product: Coming UnWound Quilt Kit https://www.designsbysarahj.com   Rona the Ribbiter Quilts My favourite product: Kiss My Stash T-Shirt https://www.ronatheribbiter.com      Quilt...

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Step-by-Step Photo Guide to Foundation Paper Piecing

Cristina De Miranda

Step-by-Step Photo Guide to Foundation Paper Piecing

The Drop Pillow pattern is primarily foundation paper pieced, and in Ships & Violins fashion, I've incorporated various opportunities to use the offcuts from one completed template in a subsequent template, in an effort to reduce dust-collecting piles of scraps.  I've photographed instructions on paper piecing Template H, assembling Block E and some other miscellaneous notes to guide you through the template assembly. You've got this! Assembling Template H Step1 : We will be sewing along the line CA1 and DA2. Place a CA fabric piece* right side down under section CA1 as shown below. Nestle the template into the corner of your...

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The Drop Quilt Colourways

Cristina De Miranda

The Drop Quilt Colourways

Colourway by @bestjlb. Colourway by @nicolehopedesign.

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Setting Up Your Workspace for Foundation Paper Piecing

Cristina De Miranda foundation paper pieceing tips and tricks

Setting Up Your Workspace for Foundation Paper Piecing

When working on a FPP pattern it's worth organizing a workspace that allows you to flow freely between sewing, trimming and pressing. Here are some key points to consider when setting up your own space.

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