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Tumbling Transparency Placemat {Tutorial}

Fabric Requirements The Tumbling Transparency Placemat is a quick and fun project that requires (for each placemat): Fabric A (background & binding): 1 fat quarter* Fabric B (includes backing): 1 fat quarter* Fabric C: (2) 3 1/2" squares Batting: 17 1/2" x 13" rectangle *Note that a fat quarter is assumed to be 18" x 20" for the purposes of this...

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Dancing Diamonds Mini Quilt Version
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Dancing Diamonds – A SMS Tutorial & Giveaway

To wrap up this week, I have a fun tutorial today over on Sew Mama Sew: Dancing Diamonds. You know I have a love for transparency play within my designs, and Dancing Diamonds is another pattern that you could use to explore the technique. In fact, you might recognize the grayscale fabric bundle used in the project. :) One nice feature...

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Nite Owl Halloween Placemats
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Nite Owl Placemat Tutorial

I am excited to get to share the PDF download for my Nite Owl Placemat Tutorial today on my blog. This pattern was shared in October on the Inspired by Fabric blog, and I am happy to get to offer the PDF to you as a free download (it is also available for free from my Craftsy store). Details on the Nite Owl...

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Pool Tile Mini Quilt Tutorial

Planning The key to this mini quilt is the fabric selection. To select your own unique fabrics, I suggest auditioning your choices for the fabrics side by side to evaluate the effectiveness of the color value and color gradient between each transition. Taking a photograph of the fabric you are auditioning and looking at the image in grayscale is a...

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Nautical Mini Quilt
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Nautical Mini Quilt Tutorial

I am excited to get to share a the PDF download for my Nautical Mini Quilt today on my blog. This pattern was shared in August on the Inspired by Fabric blog, and I am happy to get to offer the 14 page PDF to you as a free download (it is also available for free from my Craftsy...

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Connection Block Mini Quilt
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Conquering Curves: Connection Block Design

My latest block tutorial “Conquering Curves: Connection Block Design” is now available on Sew Mama Sew. This is a great project to gain confidence in curved piecing and can be finished as a mini or tiled into several fun, modern quilt designs. I hope you visit Sew Mama Sew to get more details! Don't miss out on today's Jaftex 85th Anniversary blog...

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Quarter Log Cabin Mini Quilt Tutorial
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Quarter Log Cabin Mini Quilt {Tutorial}

When I posted about the mini quilt swap that I had with Christina @Wips and Tuts last Friday, I was asked if there were going to be tutorials written for the mini quilts. I decided to just jump right in and do a quick tutorial since I think there are so many fun ways to play with quarter log...

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Parallelogram Placemat Tutorial
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Parallelogram Placemats {Tutorial}

I have been commissioned to create a set of 8 parallelogram placemats, and I want to share a quick tutorial for how to piece this fun 12.5" by 19" placemat pattern with you today. But first, let me talk about some more details about the background of this project. With input from me about the amount of fabric required, my customer selected and...

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