March 15, 2013 @ 2:24 PM

Do you multi-task?  I think my best multi-tasking feat ever was while on maternity leave.  This is back in the days when women didn't get maternity leave or if they did, it was only a few weeks.  I wanted to make the most of my limited time off.  So while breast feeding my son, I would be knitting a sweater and reading a book at the same time.  

Now I try to find things to do while watching TV in the evening while relaxing with the hounds.  Hubby starts sighing a lot if I start throwing toys, balls or frisbees for the dogs in the family room while watching a show.  Heehee!

So, I got the AccuQuilt Go out and cut up some squares in no time.  I bought 1/2 yard of 6 different fabrics and 3 yards for...

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March 3, 2013 @ 4:07 PM

In my house among my beautiful canine companions, "bitch" is a compliment.  And with all the binding I do on my dog pants, I refuse to be intimidated.

Once again I was asked to do trophies for an annual dog event.  In the midst of working on these banner trophies, I revisited all the binding tutorials I could find and used a little bit of all of them and came up with my own method.  

Let's face it, the best binding is finished with hand stitching.  This is unfortunate since I am extremely allergic to anything that requires hand stitching; plus I have 15 of these banners to do.  

Decided to go with a two color binding.  I found this great tutorial on Pinterest.  Here is the link:  My......

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