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Make A Quilt

Make A Quilt

  Log Cabin Wall Hanging Quilt Basics of Quilting One of my FAVORITE ways to spend an afternoon is to quilt! It is such a soothing, satisfying work.  Quilting has been around for centuries and was born from practical need. Truly making a quilting is just constructing a fabric sandwich.  You need a top (this is the part that is usually pieced in pretty designs), a middle of batting, and a bottom (a solid piece of fabric).  Once you … Read entire article »

Filed under: Heritage Skills, Homemaking, Plain Lifestyle, Quilting, Sewing

How To Make A Headcovering

How To Make A Headcovering

Hi – I am Erin. Join Me- As I Make A Headcovering For Haley The Basic Pattern Pieces Here are the three pieces you will need to make this kap: The Crown Piece, The Brim, The NeckBinding The Crown Pattern is a little larger than a dinner plate Make the Pattern Larger on All Sides – Here I am enlarging it by 1 inch You will have to enlarge or reduce the crown piece to fit your size head and hair.  Because our hair … Read entire article »

Filed under: A Separated Life, Homemaking, Plain Lifestyle, Sewing