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About Fabric Please!

Online fabric retailer, supplying quality fabrics at reasonable prices.

Lipstick on a Pig

Some of you may remember that my husband enjoys taking extended motorcycle trips and in his absence I like to tackle a major project. It’s kind of like that old television show “While You Were Out”. I do this for … Continue reading

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52Quilters!

Hello my lovelies! I’ve got a very busy week ahead of me and I would love for you to join me in person or via social media…. I will be the driver of the bus (trying not to crash and burn) for … Continue reading

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I’m Published!

A while back, I wrote up a tutorial for pillow shams that match this quilt. You can read the full tutorial here. Next week, you will see the tutorial in the Winter 2016 edition of Canadian Quilter’s Magazine! Can you believe … Continue reading

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My First Tutorial

Remember this quilt…? I’ve decided to write a tutorial for Double Irish Chain pillow shams that match this quilt. (full disclosure:  this will be a lengthy post, so stop now if you don’t want to invest too much time) I started … Continue reading

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What I’ve Been Up To…

I know it’s been radio silence over here for a while but that doesn’t mean I haven’t been sewing.  I just wasn’t able to tell you about it. 😦 Now I can! I just returned from QuiltX in St. Marys, … Continue reading

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Gotta Love that Feelin’

I love that feeling when I’ve finished a task that has been on my “To Do” list for a long time. This is what I finished! This quilt was requested (way back) in January!  It has been haunting me ever … Continue reading

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Reveal of “Two Sides, One Quilt”

After many months of hiding and the occasional sneak peek on Instagram, I can finally reveal the finish of the double-sided quilt, “Two Sides, One Quilt”! From the first blocks to the finished quilt, this has been a labour of … Continue reading

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All Set to Work (and Play!)

I spent the weekend moving the online store into the space that used to be my massage clinic.  The space is a beautiful sunroom off the back of our house that I have always loved to spend time in.  The … Continue reading

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Last Day, New Beginnings

Today, I turn the page on a chapter in my life. For almost 26 years, I have been a massage therapist.  My very first client was also my very last client.  I thought it fitting to celebrate! I’m grateful to … Continue reading

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What a Weekend!

In Ontario this past weekend, we had an extra day to spend with our families, hence the “Family Day” holiday.  Our family decided to head north to try to find some snow. Now, I know many people dislike winter, but … Continue reading

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