Saturday, December 31, 2011
Thursday, November 10, 2011
Cut: 1@30” square
Mark centers of all 4 sides of both pieces. Mark 5 inches from each corner of the larger piece of fabric. Match the middles and the 5” mark (of the large piece) to 1/4” from the end of the short piece. Sew each side separately. Choose one side to leave 5” opening in the middle for turning inside out.
The 4 corners should now look like this example. The 5” extra will be hanging off at the corners.
To complete the corners:
1. Match up the 2 seams at each corner and lay them on top of each other.
2. Use a square ruler and form a right angle (90) from the fold edge to the point where the stitching stopped. Draw a line.
3. Sew on this line from the fold edge and stop at the point where the stitching started/stopped.
4. Trim 1/4” from the seam.
Turn the blanket inside out through the opening.
Flatten the blanket and pull out the corners. The flange should be 2.5 ½” around all sides. Press with the seam toward the edge of the blanket.
Top stitch or decorative stitch along the seamline and this will close the opening at the same time.
** This is the same concept for making the small blankets that babies hold – for a 2 1/2” flange or binding, always cut the larger (back) section 10” than the larger than the smaller/front section. (ie: 15” and 25” yields a 19.5” blanket or 32” and 42” yields a 37” blanket)
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Wednesday, November 9, 2011
Sunday, November 6, 2011
8 oz. cream cheese
2 cans of crescent rolls (try the new 'seamless' cans of rolls)
In a skillet, crumble and brown the sausage. Remove from heat and add the cream cheese and let it soften. Stir to mix in with the sausage.
Unroll the crescent rolls, (Pinch the seams together), divide the sausage mixture and place it down the middle. Roll the crescent rolls lengthwise pinching the edges. Place seam side down on a baking sheet and brush the top with egg white.
Bake at 375 for about 15 minutes or until it is golden.
Cool and then slice.
*** to make smaller rolls, divide each can into 2 sections to make smaller rolls - yields 4 rolls.
This is yummy!! It is great for brunch or breakfast.
Wednesday, August 24, 2011
I love the renewed interest in quilting that has spread through the church!!!
Thursday, August 11, 2011
call me...come see me...call me if you want to work on a quilt or need someone to quilt it for you!!!!
Wednesday, May 4, 2011
Monday, April 25, 2011
Feb...San Antonio quilt guild festival....workshop with the one and only Rachel Griffith!! yes!! awesome!! ...(check out her pattern at Moda Bake Shop)... love the fabrics by moda...this is my 2nd scruffily...sure i'll have a # 3... easy, quick, fun
"Bluebonnets, Boots, Stars" - Auction item for the Historical Society - first major project without a pattern....lots of improvising....lots of fun...hope it finds a new home
Wednesday, March 16, 2011
Monday, February 28, 2011
www.psiquilt.com; awesome San Antonio quilt shops; awesome sister; awesome tours of SA downtown/Riverwalk/Alamo and Gruene, TX!
Rachel taught 3 of her quilts: Scruffily, Coin Collecting, and Pinwheel Sampler...thanks for a great time and wonderful quilts!
Wednesday, February 23, 2011
Monday, February 21, 2011
Thursday, February 17, 2011
My son and daughter-in-law were able to participate and be privileged to a new treatment for their daughter's eyes. See the following link to the Wall Street Journal. Such a miracle.
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Monday, February 14, 2011
Sew on a continuous double-fold binding with invisible ending.
Strips: Cut 2 1/2" strips WOF.
How long? Measure the entire perimeter of the quilt and add 15". Divide this total measurement by 42'" to determine the number of strips.
Sew each strip - end-to-end at a 45 degree angle. (just like the border strips)
Press the strip in half lengthwise.
Saturday, February 12, 2011
Thursday, February 3, 2011
1 c. large curd cottage cheese
2 (8oz) pkg cream cheese
1 1/2 tsp vanilla
1/2 c. sugar
1/4 c. sugar (topping)
1 tsp. cinnamon
Preheat oven - 350 degrees. Prepare the cake mix according to the box instructions. Pour into a greased 9x13 cake pan. In a mixing bowl, mix the cottage cheese, cream cheese, vanilla, 1/2 c. sugar and eggs. Pour over the cake batter in the pan. Stir the 1/4c sugar and cinnamon in a bowl and set aside for later.
Bake for 30 min. Remove from the oven and sprinkle with the cinnamon sugar and bake another 15-20 minutes or until the center no longer jiggles. Surprise - the cake mix and cheese mixture trade places!
great with coffee! as dessert!! same day! next day! freezes great!!