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Happy Anniversary Farm Girl Vintage

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    "Farm Girl Layer Cake Block" Happy Anniversary on the one year release of "Farm Girl Vintage" Author/Designer/Blogger Lori Holt! Bee In My Bonnet I knew the first time I read the book "Farm Girl Vintage" would be a hit! A year later the books are still flying off the shelves! Available here Farm Girl Vintage Book Lori Holt of Bee in my Bonnet #ISE-906 | Fat Quarter Shop . The Sew Along was such a great time and very successful. I bought an extra copy for my daughter when I gave her a sewing machine. The patterns are great for beginners to advanced sewers. This book is a keeper! I do projects out of many books and donate them. Not this book, I go back to it time and time again. I keep hoping for second book with all the new patterns that have been released over the last year!       I'll stop horsing around now!   You can get your own pattern of "Farm Girl Layer Cake Block" over at the - Fat Quarter Shop's Jolly Jabber   It wa

First Invisible Zipper

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Are your couch pillows looking a little old and flat, mine sure where until I started covering them. With a boy at home ours seem to end up on the floor more than on the couch, since he and his friends like to lay on them and play games. I tried envelope closures but they seem to gape open. So, I thought I'd try an invisible zipper. Prepare the fronts of both pillows! I quilted both tops to add a little structure since my pillows were kind of flat! This one looks pretty good! Matching the fabric back together can be a little hard since you are cutting it in half. Making a 1" fold over on one side. That hides the zipper. Doing a a 1/4 roll over hem on the other side. Sewing in the zipper. Oops! I bet a small print fabric would have worked better on this one! Make sure you get a long enough invisible zipper. I used a 16" - 18" one. (fat quarter cut in half)! Sewing the first side worked like a charm but how not to sew the flap when I sewed the other. Pin i