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Don’t Get Stuck in a Scrap Trap

Last week I had the honor of presenting by “Don’t Get Stuck in a Scrap Trap” lecture to the Dakota County Star Quilters. I shared my tips on how to determine if scrap quilting is for you and shared ideas on how to set up a scrap system that enables you to actually start using…

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February Bee Block Round Up

I needed to get my February Bee Blocks done early in the month because I found out that I was be moving. Again! But is time across the country! And with three weeks notice! I will probably devote a whole post to that topic so for now I will show you the blocks I did…

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Tiny Patchwork Sew Together Bag

I have been meaning to make a renowned Sew Together Bag by Sew Demented for a couple of months now. With the holidays gone and minimal deadlines to complete, I figured I had some time to spend on myself and make this bag that I have been lusting after for the past year. When I…

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Improv Zippy Pouches and First Etsy Sale!

Welcome to the New Year! I had a great holiday with my girlfriend\’s family in Wisconsin and am now back in the grind of real life. 🙂 I wanted to show you one of the projects I have been working on and share some exciting news as well. 🙂 This holiday I wanted to make…

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Lucky Stars Table Runner

Over Thanksgiving I had the pleasure of visiting a LQS close to LaCrosse, WI called Olive Juice Quilts. On Black Friday, they had a BOGO yard of fabric…. Someone did some damage, but talk about a deal. I bought LOTS of fabric at low prices, and we all know that I needed it and that…

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Scrappy Fabric Cards

I have seen lots of scrappy projects floating around this year and after realizing how many itty bitty scraps I have collected due to Amanda Jean\’s inspiration, I decided that I needed to use them in more than just the traditional quilting ways. I wanted to write my friend a card and instead of pulling…

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Colby Cartledge

Minneapolis, MN
(254) 749-3327