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  How To Quilt Series
and more
Fun Projects 


Free Hexagon
Tutorials including 

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Drunkard's Path Block Layout Options
Hours of designing fun!

Download >> "16 Ways to Lay Out a Drunkard's Path"

Little Birdie Pincushion

See Tutorial >>  Little Birdie Pincushion

Working with Unusual Fibers?  See Deonn's Best Tips

~ Minky ~

Download>> Fancy Fleece Finishes
See Tutorial>> Fancy Fleece Finishes 

~ Laminates ~

Download>> Laminate Tips

~ Knits ~

Download >> Tips for Sewing With Knits
See Tutorial >> Tips for Sewing With Knits
T-shirt Dress

More Project Ideas

~ Baby Layette & Projects ~

Download >> Steggie Stuffie & Applique'
See Blog Post >> A Dino-mite Baby Ensemble'

More FREE Patterns by Debbie Proctor:
Download>> Baby Layette Gown Pattern 
and Baby Layette Gown Instructions

Download >> Dribble Bib


Download >> Bunny Applique'
See Story >> Nestled Stars Quilt

Tiny Teddies

Download >> Tiny Teddies Crochet Pattern
See Story >> Nestled Stars Quilt


Download >> Ruching Template
See Tutorial >> Ruching

Cross-Stitch Kids

Download >> Cross-stitch Kids Pattern
See Tutorial >> Cross-stitch Kids

New York Beauty

Christmas Ornament

Download >> New York Beauty pattern 


I ♥ Applique' 

 Monster Coloring Book Bag

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 Hippo Coloring Book Bag

Click for >>TUTORIAL

Download >> Hippo TEMPLATES

Those who wish to Sing
Always find a Song

 Hen Party Chick Pincushion 

Download >> Free Pattern <<
>> Tutorial Page

Paper-Piecing Lesson

"SPARKY" the Unicorn made by Chelsea Stott
"Footsteps" to Successful Paper-Piecing <<

Stained Glass Applique Tree
Download >> Gnomies Templates

Hot Air Balloon

Make a paper-pieced nametag:
Download >> 
Hot Air Balloon Free Pattern

Love to Sew - Heart

Love to Sew - Spools
Download >> Spool Templates

Mitered Corners for Borders

How to pre-cut and attach perfectly
mitered borders on your quilt,.

Download >> Mitered Border Instruction Sheet

How to Attach a Quilt Binding:

Binding Storage

How to fold binding and store it so that it will not twist
when applying to your quilt.

No-Clip Corners Tutorial 

How to turn a quilt right side out without having to clip the corners.  This method is effective when preparing a quilt for tying. 
Works well on pillowcase corners, lined pockets, etc. 

Corner Triangle Demo

How to sew a "Stitch & Flip" corner triangle without marking. 
Place a piece of removable painter's tape on the bed of your sewing machine lined up evenly with the needle.  Align a square on the corner of your block and stitch from point to point.  The lower point of the square will follow the tape edge and makes a perfectly straight line of stitching!

Rotary Cut Circles

How to cut out circles in a straight line with your rotary cutter.  Keep the blade going as straight as possible, and move the fabric under the blade as it travels.