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At first glance this blocklooks like a nine patch, and indeed it is, but look again. Within the nine patch there are five Square-ina- Square blocks. More recently the name Economy has been attributed to this block. The other obvious pattern is Flying
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Quilty Treasures
The Seam Fix Seam Ripper and Thread Remover features specially formulated plastic material on the top of the lid and bottom of the ripper that grabs and removes excess threads from fabric. We all have to do a little ‘reverse sewing’ from time to time
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Gemini By Crafter’s Companion
The one consistent thing required for any type of patchwork or appliqué is the need to cut out the required shapes before starting to stitch. Initially scissors may have been used, the craft then progressed with the rotary cutter and now we have ‘die