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Bits of Paper

By Edie McGinnis They don’t look like much to the casual observer. Just a bunch of old, yellowed clippings from years gone by that had been carefully saved and placed in a green loose-leaf notebook. And not just saved but … Continue reading

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Not Even Close to Fresh

By Edie McGinnis I did a little shopping on eBay last week. I bought a quilt that had been made from a Kansas City Star quilt pattern published Dec. 13, 1939, called Rosalia Flower Garden. The pattern was also published … Continue reading

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Making My Marker

By Edie McGinnis A friend sent me a posting for an estate sale the other day. I gave it the once over and, knowing I had a meeting that morning, shrugged it off. Then I took another look and saw … Continue reading

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Encountering the Unexpected

By Edie McGinnis Have you checked out your local fabric shop’s shelves lately? If so, you have probably noticed bolts and bolts of solid colored fabrics occupying more space than ever before. The hues range widely, from pastels to bright … Continue reading

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Thimble, Thimble, Who’s Got the Thimble?

By Edie McGinnis When I began making quilts, I realized that as much as I was enjoying putting the pieces together, there was a huge downside to the whole business of sewing by hand. The finger I used to push … Continue reading

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