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Monthly Meeting and a Couple of Updates!

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Hey y'all - it's time again for our monthly meeting! At this month's meeting I will be leading a little tutorial on creating your own fabric labels via Spoonflower. This will be a pretty easy, no-special tools (other than the Internet) needed tutorial and I really hope that y'all will learn a little something from it. Some of you may already have some awesome graphics skills and I hope that you will be able to apply those too to what I'll be demonstrating.

We need some more ideas for upcoming meetings! November is pseudo-planned out, but other than that we've exhausted many of the ideas we've brainstormed previously. Bring your ideas along! I've also extended the scrap swap one more month, so if you want to participate please bring along a small sandwich-sized ziploc baggie of scraps. There is a post with some ideas available on the blog now.

As always, please bring along your completed projects and/or problems to share with the group. As a…

Scrap Swap!

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Hey y'all! At last month's meeting we held a little scrap swap with the intention of turning our scraps into items for a secret Santa/mystery gift exchange at our November meeting. I'd like to open up the floor for people to bring a small ziploc-sized bag of scraps to this months meeting too if you'd still like to participate - this will be the last chance to get in! Remember that you can add fabric from your own stash. but the bulk of the main design really should come from the scraps.

I bet some people are wondering what they should make with their swaps - the answer is anything you want, of course! But I thought I'd share a few ideas anyway in case some people are stuck. Here we go!


You could make a ticker tape mini quilt or even a pillow cover! Really the possibilities are endless for this one. The original tutorial by Amanda Jean of Crazy Mom Quilts appeared on the Sew, Mama, Sew blog in 2009 and can be found here.


Pot holders or any other type of mini-mini qu…