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I say muslin, you say toile…

In the post about re-using muslins, Nic pointed out in the comments that it’s called “making a toile” in the UK, and the fabric itself is called calico. So here in North America, that means that both the fabric and the act of making a test garment are called muslin! (Kind of confusing to have […]

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When In Doubt, Buy Three Metres (or Yards)?

This is another really good question that I get asked from time to time! When you’re buying fabric with no specific purpose, how do you decide how much to buy? When I don’t know what I’m going to make, I know that 3 yards or metres will usually cover me. When in doubt, I buy […]

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Do You Quilt?

A question for you today: do you quilt? Are you a serious quilter, or do you just quilt to use up fabric scraps? What do you do with all the quilts you make? I was packing up fabric scraps this week, doing a bit of house-cleaning, and small scraps of fabric often make me think […]

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