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One Way to Back a Quilt: Pieced Quilt Backing

When I first started quilting, I would occasionally see the term, “pieced backing,” and have no idea what it was referring to. I eventually figured it out, and now I make pieced backings for most of my quilts.

I piece my backings mainly because I love the way it looks, but also because it saves me a  little money.

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DIY Easy Valentines Day Crafts

Valentine’s will be here soon and if you need a couple of quick, simple, cheap and cheerful projects, well….. here you go!

I bought my kids some little paper doilies so they could make their grandparents Valentines cards and decided to use a few to make a little garland to hang on my mantle. (I hung it on the nails where we hang our Christmas stockings.)

valentines day paper heart garland

I think it’s whimsical and cute and my 4-year-old told me it was, “Vewee pwetty.”

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