Free Templates! Futurama Quilt

Oh how I love the Futurama Quilt! Swing by this index of posts that includes free applique templates and color selections for six of your favorite Futurama characters.

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Free! Code Monkey Cross Stitch Pattern

I love this code monkey and his custom banana pin! Click through to see all the details for making one for yourself.

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Free! R2D2 Star Wars Pixel Quilt Pattern

A friend and I started a R2D2 pixel quilt. Because I love you all, I’m sharing our layout and some tips so you can make one too!

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Quilts, Bags, Home Decoration, Costumes, and MORE! See all of Susan’s fiber projects. Many of them include links to the patterns, tips, instructions, and tutorials.


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Want to see what else Susan can do? Visit this portfolio to see all sorts of other mediums. You’ll find Photography projects, Pencil Drawings, Sculptures and other odds and ends.

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Tutorials! Reviews! Patterns! Inspiration! It’s all here. Susan loves showing you her favorite tricks to empower you to try new things. Come on by and see the library of complete project instructions.

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Here’s your chance – ask a shop owner anything!

Everyone has a favorite LQS, right? Mine is Cary Quilting Company and I’m lucky enough to have them right around the corner from home! Julianne, the shop owner, said she would be willing to write a guest post with things we might be interested in reading in a...

Harry Potter Bookcase (Project of Doom 2015): Block 15

Meet Cletus, my version of Harry Potter’s Monster Book of Monsters. He has silly polymer teeth, a custom buckle, and removable fur so the quilt is still washable. This post has all of the steps that brings Cletus together.


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