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 Carry-All Bag

Carry-All Bag

11th Aug 2022

I hope you had a fun Summer! We had so many outside activities the last few months the time flew by as we enjoyed our long summer days. It is already the second week of August and the start of school and fall sports is just around the corner. This large carry all bag will be perfect to stuff with al …
Choosing Thread for Machine Quilting - Fun with Beth Ann Williams

Choosing Thread for Machine Quilting - Fun with Beth Ann Williams

8th Aug 2022

How do YOU decide what thread to use when you machine quilt? Do you have a go-to favorite? Have you ever played with any other options?My go-to thread is 50wt. Aurifil cotton – the same thread that I use for piecing my quilts. It’s strong, colorfast, easy to work with, reliable, and has just a bit o …
Many Moons To Bloom

Many Moons To Bloom

4th Aug 2022

We are all on a journey in this life seeking different things at various stages of our lives. Just when life starts to feel comfortable it seems an event or circumstance can change in an instant sending us in a completely new direction. These opportunities can give us a fresh perspective to try a ne …
Book Review: Every Tool’s a Hammer by Adam Savage

Book Review: Every Tool’s a Hammer by Adam Savage

1st Aug 2022

I’m diverging this month from my normal sewing blogs to talk about a book that I found very inspiring for those who are Makers. If you every watched the hit show MythBusters then you are familiar with Adam Savage. Most Makers would refer to him as one of the well-known makers in the Maker community …
Open Wide Zipper Pouch

Open Wide Zipper Pouch

28th Jul 2022

Back to school preparation is in full swing as we near the start of August. I always really enjoyed shopping and preparing for the start of a new school year. I still love the smell of a fresh box of crayons and the sound of opening a new book ready to start learning. This free pattern, Open Wide Po …
Piazza Quilt Block Swap Challenge

Piazza Quilt Block Swap Challenge

28th Jul 2022

Our Piazza PMQ is here and we are so excited! In keeping with our tradition, we have a fun challenge for all of our detectives. This season, we are doing an Old Italian Block Swap. This is a fun way to connect with more of the Cotton Cuts family! Here’s how it will work: With your Piazza Clue 1, we …