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Spelling Bee Sew Along Week 23

The  Spelling Bee Book  is by  Lori Holt  of  Bee in my Bonnet  and features complete instructions for 100 letter, number, punctuation and picture blocks in two sizes plus 18 quilt projects! The Sew Along features 88 of the blocks from the  Spelling Bee Boo k!  Lasting 44 weeks, the Fat Quarter Shop Sew Along will feature 2 blocks from the book each week.  Check each week at the  Fat Quarter Shop It is Week 23 , my name is Lisa and I have Capital R ! Welcome to Spelling Bee Saturday! “R” is for Rotary Cutter! I am very excited that the cutting and sewing instructions are easy! The block went together quickly!   I plan to sew up the other letters to spell out my husbands name for a quilt.   Fabrics   Lori Holt, Modern Minis is the blue - Riley Blake Designs Lori Holt, Bee Background is the white - Riley Blake Designs Thread Aurifil 2600 Dove Suggestions 1. Buy a set of  Alphabitties  when you order the book! 2.   After making the R, I added a 2 1/2” border on all 4 sides! Have a Roari

Book Review Stitch Camp

Book Review Stitch Camp  , by Nicole Blum and Catherine Newman, I found it at the public library the other day and liked that it had a variety of projects to do.  So I checked it out!  It is a delightful book and great projects for young and old.  It has great photography and very colorful.  The project instructions are well written and are targeted at things everyone might like.  My daughter is 36 weeks pregnant and on total bed rest so this is just what she needed to find something to do. After digging around looking for where I put the felt I had stashed away.  She enjoyed choosing colors, zippers, and digging through my button collection.  It kept her busy for an afternoon and taught her something! Nomatter what your Monster looks like it is fun to just create something!  Take your mind off your problems for a little while. Other projects I personally like are the key chains, and the bracelets!  I would recommend this book for anyone looking into something crafty to do.  Most every