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12 Minis in 12 Months, Mini Quilt, Sew-A-Long

12 Minis in 12 Months Schedule

Hello quilty friends, I've outlined below what tips I'm going to cover this year as part of my resolution to create more often with mini quilts. Each month, as I post new tips, I'll link to the post from this page, so you can always come back to this page if you need help finding a post. January: Introduction February: Choosing fabrics March: Cutting tips April: Needles and thread May: Piecing & pressing tips June:  Quilting tips July: Binding Tips August: Pattern favorites September:  Paper piecing tips October: English Paper piecing tips November: Display December: Final post I want to give special thanks to the generous sponsors of this sew-along—they are the reason I have so many great items to give away to you every month! You can look forward to fabulous giveaways from: Lella Boutique Sassafrass Lane Moda Fabrics Quilters Dream Batting Hobbs Batting Patterns By Annie Soak Wash Superior Threads Cluck Cluck Sew Creative Grids Clover Jaybird Quilts Thimble Blossoms Riley Blake Designs

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Lella Boutique, Moda, Sew-A-Long

#OpenHeartSewAlong

I am so happy that so many have joined in on our Open Heart Sew Along.  If you missed the details don't worry, there is still time to join. For the next few weeks we will be sewing the Open Heart Quilt.  (If you hurry fast the pattern is still on sale on Vanessa's website for just $5.) I have been wanting to make this quilt for as long as the pattern has been available. When Vanessa of Lella Boutique released this pattern I was instantly drawn to the title and design.  Some of you know I travel to Africa as often as my time and money will allow with an organization called Mothers Without Borders.  While there we practice principles such as being present, being intentional, and having an open heart. Many have also suffered from various heart conditions.  I hope this sew along will in a small way bring recognition...

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