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QBOTMC News - Double Baskets Block, Resizing continued and Orange Drops
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Hi , We hope its been another good week for you this week. After three weeks off, the kids are now safely back to school, and Im supposed to be able to concentrate properly again. Its been nice though - Miss 11 decided that she was going to come and keep me company in my cabin, and we did some sewing, learnt some lessons (dont sew things so small that you cant then turn them right sides out), and chatted our way through it all. Shes been busy making decorated fabric sleeves to fit on the end of pencils, and she helped me put together a t-shirt quilt for my DH. Its his birthday in a few weeks, and I found a bag of t-shirts that hed saved from when we were working in Canada and the UK, and various other trips. He couldnt throw them away, and they were just stuffed in a bag in the shed, so I rescued them and have managed to put together a quilt top for him. Just have to get to the shop as soon as I can to get some batting and backing, and then I can hopefully finish it in time! ----------------------------------------------------- This weeks block is a more complicated pieced baskets block. Please click on the link below to download the Double Baskets Block. http://www.quiltblockofthemonthclub.com/download.php?file=double-baskets-block.pdf ----------------------------------------------------- And continuing on from last week, this week is a quick how to on resizing triangle blocks Half-Square Triangle Blocks: When you want to change the size of a Half-Square Triangle block, add 7/8 to the desired finished block size. To make a 4 finished block, youd cut 4-7/8 squares. Quarter Square Triangle: Since there are two cut lines and two seam lines in a Quarter-Square Triangle block youll need to add 1-1/4 to the desired finished block size. For a finished block thats 4, youd cut you squares to 5-1/4. Write down these measurements so you can refer to them while quilting. As with everything, after a little practice, resizing blocks will become an easy technique you can utilize whenever the need arises. ---------------------------------------------------- Orange Drops (Cookies) Ingredients 1 1/2 cups (225g) plain flour 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 cup (40g) almond meal 90g (3.1oz) salted butter, at room temperature 1/2 cup (110g) caster(fine white) sugar Grated zest of 1 orange 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 2 eggs Icing sugar, to dust Method Step 1 Preheat the oven to 180 degreesC/356F and line a baking tray with baking paper. Step 2 Combine the flour and baking powder in a bowl, then stir in the almond meal. In a separate bowl, beat butter and sugar with electric beaters until thick and pale. Beat in orange zest, vanilla and 1 egg, then stir in flour mixture until well combined. Step 3 Divide dough into 24 pieces, then use your hands to roll each piece into a ball. Place a ball on the workbench and pinch twice to form a peak. Transfer to the tray, then repeat with remaining dough. Beat remaining egg with 1 tablespoon water, then use to lightly glaze cookies. Step 4 Bake for 10-12 minutes until the biscuits feel firm to touch but are still pale. (Rotate the trays halfway through cooking time, if necessary, to ensure even baking.) Allow to cool on trays for 5 minutes, then transfer to a wire rack to cool completely. Dust with icing sugar and serve. Store biscuits in an airtight container for up to 5 days. ---------------------------------------------------- Until Next Week - Happy Quilting! Regards, Jody and Annette
QBOTMC News - Cross 1 Block, Block Math and Coffee Shortbread
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Hi , We hope youve had a great week this week. Weve had fun - we did go a couple of days ago and spend the day exploring some caves not far from here. They were beautiful, and it was really great to get out and see something in the great outdoors. And guess what?? We didnt hear any talk about online games or ipads for THE WHOLE DAY!!!! Master 13 had fun exploring and has declared that he wants to do more of this kind of thing!!! It was a miracle! I just got in trouble from Miss 11. There were some stunning stalagtites called shawl formations as rather than a long drip, the water runs and creates what looks just like soft folds of fabric. When I pointed this out, I was told that Im obsessed.... Oh well.. something for everyone that day anyway! -------------------------------------------------------------- This weeks block is a nice easy one that would be good for showing off larger print fabrics or perhaps used as a border. Please click the link below to download the Cross 1 Block. http://www.quiltblockofthemonthclub.com/download.php?file=cross-1-block.pdf ------------------------------------------------------------- This week too, we look at some basic quilting math to resize your blocks. Changing the size of quilt blocks is much easier than it looks. Plus, learning how to modify the size of your quilt blocks can open the door to new quilt design possibilities. Once you know the basics, you can adapt quilt patterns to the finished quilt size you desire. Resizing quilt blocks just takes a few simple math formulasno calculus involved! The first step in modifying any quilt block is to decide the size of your finished quilt block. You can arrive at that choice a variety of waysdoubling a pattern, cutting your pattern in half, or by choosing the size based on the fabric you have available. Note: When working from a patterns cutting instructions, make sure you remove the seam allowance before your double or triple the size. For instance, if your pattern calls for 3-1/2 squares first youll subtract the half seam allowance, double the finished block size to 6, and add the seam allowance back in so you cut a 6-1/2 piece of fabric. Here are the formulas to modify a few basic blocks (taking seam allowances into account): Resizing a Square Block: Square blocks are the easiest to resize. Simply add half to your finished block measurement. For example, if youd like your finished block to be a 4 square, youll need to cut a 4-1/2 square of fabric. Resizing Rectangular Blocks: Similarly to the square, for rectangle blocks youll add half to the length and width measurements of your finished block. If youre doubling block that measures 3 x 4 in your quilt, youll cut a 6-1/2 x 8-1/2 rectangle of fabric. -------------------------------------------------------------- Coffee Shortbread Cookies Ingredients 250g (1lb) butter, at room temperature 1 cup (150g) icing sugar 3 teaspoons instant coffee 3 teaspoons water 2 3/4 cups (415g) plain flour Demerara (coarse sugar for coffee) sugar, to sprinkle Method Step 1 Preheat oven to 180 degreesC/356F. With an electric beater, mix 250g (1lb) butter, at room temperature and 1 cup (150g) icing sugar until pale and creamy (almost white). Dissolve 3 teaspoons instant coffee in 3 teaspoons water. Beat into butter mix. Step 2 Stir in 2 3/4 cups (415g) plain flour until well combined (the mixture will appear crumbly at first - keep stirring). Roll walnut-sized balls and place on a baking tray lined with baking paper. Step 3 Use a fork to flatten the balls and sprinkle with demerara sugar. Bake for 15-20 minutes or until golden and crisp. Set aside to cool. -------------------------------------------------------------- Its bag pattern week this week too, so keep an eye on your Inbox for it to arrive shortly. Until Next Week - Happy Quilting! Regards, Jody and Annette
QBOTMC News - Steps to the Altar Block, Quilting Tips, Chocolate Slice
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Hi , Well - what a week!!! Maybe it was the antibiotics Im still on, or maybe it was technology just off doing its own thing again, but Ive done and re-done the magazine this week, and I do hope you all received a copy you could open OK now. Phew! At least my sewing machine is still talking to me nicely this week! Its still school holidays here, and Ive felt a bit guilty that Ive ignored the kids while I was fixing my technology. Still - theyre happy with their head stuck in their ipads, and I actually dont think theyve really noticed that I was off working. Theyre about to get a big dose of outside time next week. My DH has decided that we should go on a day trip to some caves a couple of hours from here, and go adventuring.... Fun, but much colder where they are... :( --------------------------------------------- This weeks block is a funny one, but actually looks good when a few of them are laid out together. Please click the link to download the Steps to the Altar Block, and youll see what I mean. http://www.quiltblockofthemonthclub.com/download.php?file=steps-to-the-altar-block.pdf --------------------------------------------- I put this advice from Leah Day in the magazine, but I really liked it, so here it is again: A Little Advice from Leah: If you want to get good at quilting, quilt daily. Stop stressing about perfection. Perfection does not exist past 25 inches! Actually, make that 5 inches. Dont be afraid of your tension dial - it was put there for a reason. Quilt because it makes you happy, not because you need to finish this damn quilt! If youve never quilted before and are waiting for that perfect day when the kids are grown or youre retired, STOP WAITING! Today is the day, now is the time, get off your butt and do it! Eat, Quilt, Sleep, Repeat. --------------------------------------------- When I feel stressed - I turn to chocolate... Chocolate Slice Ingredients 125g (4.4oz) butter, melted 1 cup brown sugar 1 egg 1 teaspoon vanilla essence 1/2 cup plain flour 1/4 cup self-raising flour 2 tablespoons Cocoa 1/2 cup shredded coconut Icing 1 cup icing sugar 2 tablespoons Cocoa 2 teaspoons butter 2 tablespoons hot water Method Step 1 Mix all slice ingredients together and bake in a slice tin for 25-30 minutes at 180C/356F. Step 2 Meanwhile, combine icing ingredients in a bowl. Step 3 Cool slice, then ice with chocolate icing and sprinkle with extra shredded coconut. --------------------------------------------- Quick and easy and I suspect quite yum. Until Next Week - Happy Quilting! Regards, Jody and Annette
July Magazine Out NOW!
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Hi , Im happy to be able to let you know that your July Premium Online Quilt Magazine is hot-off-the-press and is now ready and waiting for you to download your copy. This month its another biggie, and were so excited to be able to finally bring you a Brand New BOM quilt project too! Our Seaside Row quilt will have you dreaming of summer all year round!! We continue with our Exploring Blocks Sampler quilt, theres a Coffee and Wine quilt for you to make too, and soooooo much more! ----------------------------------------------------------------------------- Please click the following link to download your July Online Quilt Magazine. http://www.onlinequiltmagazine.com/members/content/f/id/548/ ----------------------------------------------------------------------------- Have a great month Regards, Jody http://www.OnlineQuiltMagazine.com
QBOTMC News - Letter H Block, Hand Sewing & Nutella Hot Choc!
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Hi , We hope youve had a great week this week. I learnt something about myself this week, and it is that I dont make a good sick person. I have had a decent touch of the flu, complete with temperatures and horrible cough, and I just dropped my bundle and let the world disappear while I just felt miserable for days. I always thought Id be better than that, and able to soldier on anyway, but no, apparently not. I have a renewed appreciation for my usual state of good health now, and a much stronger admiration for those who do live with illnesses and chronic pain, and still manage to function. Im on the tail end of it now, so as my old primary school motto said - Onward and Upward! Im just putting the finishing touches to this months Premium Online Quilt Magazine now too, so hopefully that will be published in the next few days as well. ------------------------------------------------------ This weeks block is a funny one, but does look good in a couple of different quilt top layouts. Please click the link below to download the Letter H Block. http://www.quiltblockofthemonthclub.com/download.php?file=letter-h-block.pdf ------------------------------------------------------ I have some hand sewing to do this week too and I thought Id share these tips... * Trim the thread on the diagonal for easier threading. * If your thread just cant find the needles eye, try threading from the other side. One side of the eye is usually larger and easier to thread. * Finally, just remember there are no rules about what you can create through quilting. Experiment, learn new skills, practice them, and HAVE FUN. ----------------------------------------------------- This is no good for my cough, but oh-so-happy for my soul.... Nutella Hot Chocolate Ingredients 310ml (1 1/4 cups) milk 1 1/2 teaspoon cornflour 60g (2oz) dark cooking chocolate, chopped 75g (1/4 cup) Nutella Splash of Frangelico liqueur (optional) Whipped cream, to serve Chocolate sauce, to serve Mini doughnuts, to serve Method Step 1 Place 1/4 cup milk in a small saucepan. Slowly whisk in cornflour until smooth and combined. Gradually whisk in the remaining 1 cup milk. Add chocolate. Cook, stirring, over low heat for 2-3 minutes or until smooth. Bring to the boil. Simmer for 30-60 seconds or until thickened. Stir in Nutella. Add a splash of Frangelico liqueur, if using, and stir well. Divide among 2 glasses. Step 2 Top with whipped cream, drizzle with chocolate sauce and serve with doughnut holes or mini doughnuts ----------------------------------------------------- Keep an eye out for this weeks Bag Pattern to arrive soon too. Until Next Week - Happy Quilting! Regards, Jody and Annette
QBOTMC News - WCT Union Block, Laughs, and Choc Grapefruit Mousse Cups
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Hi , We hope its been another good week for you this week. I had a fab day at the Sydney Quilt Show last week - the standard of quilts on display in the show was way better (I thought) than for the previous few years, and we really enjoyed taking our time walking around and checking them all out. It was great to see new exhibitors too at the show, with all kinds of yummy fabrics and handy notions on display. Looked like they were all busy too, which is ALWAYS good to see! Time to start counting down the days now until the show comes to Canberra, and we can trek down there for that too. This time well take the Misses 11 with us - theyre quite fond of impulse buying all things crafty....!!!! ---------------------------------------------- This weeks block is the W.C.T. Union block. I have to confess - I have no idea what the name means, but its an interesting pieced block, and I love the way it makes a whole new pattern when you lay a few out together. Please click the link below to download this weeks block. http://www.quiltblockofthemonthclub.com/download.php?file=wct-union-block.pdf --------------------------------------------- Ive had these for a while, but theyre rather funny and I thought youd get a giggle out of some of them: Did I read that sign right? In an office: TOILET OUT OF ORDER....... PLEASE USE FLOOR BELOW In a Laundromat: AUTOMATIC WASHING MACHINES: PLEASE REMOVE ALL YOUR CLOTHES WHEN THE LIGHT GOES OUT In a London department store: BARGAIN BASEMENT UPSTAIRS In an office: WOULD THE PERSON WHO TOOK THE STEP LADDER YESTERDAY PLEASE BRING IT BACK OR FURTHER STEPS WILL BE TAKEN In an office: AFTER TEA BREAK STAFF SHOULD EMPTY THE TEAPOT AND STAND UPSIDE DOWN ON THE DRAINING BOARD Outside a second-hand shop: WE EXCHANGE ANYTHING - BICYCLES, WASHING MACHINES, ETC. WHY NOT BRING YOUR WIFE ALONG AND GET A WONDERFUL BARGAIN? Notice in health food shop window: CLOSED DUE TO ILLNESS Spotted in a safari park: ELEPHANTS PLEASE STAY IN YOUR CAR Seen during a conference: FOR ANYONE WHO HAS CHILDREN AND DOESNT KNOW IT, THERE IS A DAY CARE ON THE 1ST FLOOR Notice in a farmers field: THE FARMER ALLOWS WALKERS TO CROSS THE FIELD FOR FREE, BUT THE BULL CHARGES. On a repair shop door: WE CAN REPAIR ANYTHING. (PLEASE KNOCK HARD ON THE DOOR - THE BELL DOESNT WORK). ----------------------------------------------- I just saw this recipe, and its super healthy, but still feeds my wish for chocolate... Worth a try I think! Grapefruit Chocolate Mousse Cups Ingredients 1 Ruby Red grapefruit 2 avocados, halved 2 tablespoons honey 2 tablespoons cocoa powder 60ml (1/4 cup) water 125ml (1/2 cup) honey, extra 6 Ruby Red grapefruit slices, extra Method Step 1 Halve the grapefruit and juice. Remove any membrane from the inside of the grapefruit skin and discard. Step 2 Process the avocado flesh, honey, cocoa powder and 2 tbs grapefruit juice in a food processor until smooth. Step 3 Spoon the mousse into a piping bag fitted with a 2cm fluted nozzle. Pipe the mousse into the grapefruit halves and place on a baking tray. Place in the fridge for 1 hour to chill. Step 4 Meanwhile, place a wire rack over a baking tray. Heat the water and extra honey in a frying pan over medium heat. Add the extra sliced grapefruit and cook, turning halfway, for 30 minutes or until translucent. Transfer to the wire rack. Set aside for 1 hour to set. Step 5 Top the mousse cups with the caramelised grapefruit. ------------------------------------------------- Until Next Week - Happy Quilting! Regards, Jody and Annette
QBOTMC News - Texas Tears Block, Longarm Prep Tips, Salted Oat, Peanut Butter and Choc Cookie Slice
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Hi , We hope youve had a great week this week. I now have three quilts on the go, and they all need to be finished pretty much by the start of next week, so guess what Ive been busy doing? My father-in-laws birthday quilt looks fab - it came together really well, and Im going to quilt it in the next couple of days. Miss 11 has been making a cot quilt for her pregnant teacher too, and that needs to be done before the end of term, next Friday. And the fun, quick quilt I started at the beginning of the month has been shoved to one side, but Im hoping to finish it too in the next couple of weeks. I just need to remember which blocks go with which quilt, then Im OK. That could make for some interesting (!) unpicking.... Tomorrow Im off to the Sydney Craft and Quilt Fair with a quilt-y friend, and I cant wait! New venue, and some interesting exhibits promised, and a fully indulgent girls day out with all things quilting!!! ---------------------------------------- This weeks block is interesting too. Not my favourite, but I do like the secondary patterns you get when a few are laid out together. Please click the link below to download this weeks Texas Tears Block. http://www.quiltblockofthemonthclub.com/download.php?file=texas-tears-block.pdf --------------------------------------- I found these handy tips too, from Tia Curtis, on collaborating with a longarm quilter: Do your research: Work with a quilter whose technique and price match your expectations. Ask for references: Or look at the quilters websitea picture is worth a thousand words. Put it in writing: This clarifies things for both client and quilter. Trim backing to size: Make sure the back of your quilt is square and the size requested by your quilter. Prep before shipping: Press the quilt and trim away loose threads. Spread the word: Always credit the quilter on your quilt label and when you show your work. --------------------------------------- I just found this too, and it sounds WELL worth trying out: Salted Oat, Peanut Butter and Chocolate Chip Cookie Squares Ingredients 150g butter (1/3lb), chopped, at room temperature 100g (1/2 cup, firmly packed) brown sugar 100g (1/2 cup) caster (fine white) sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 egg 130g (1/2 cup) smooth peanut butter 150g (1 cup) plain flour 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 90g (1 cup) traditional oats 190g (1 cup) dark chocolate chips 50g (1 cup) pretzels, coarsely chopped, plus 30 extra, to decorate 300g (10.5oz) dark chocolate, melted Method Step 1 Preheat oven to 180C (356F)/160C fan forced. Grease a 20 x 30cm / 8 x 12in (base measurement) slice pan and line with baking paper, allowing long sides to overhang. Step 2 Use electric beaters to beat the butter, sugars and vanilla in a bowl until pale and creamy. Add egg and beat until well combined. Beat in peanut butter. Sift over flour and baking powder. Add oats, choc chips and chopped pretzels. Stir to combine. Press into prepared pan and smooth the surface. Bake for 25-30 minutes or until golden. Set aside in pan to cool completely. Step 3 Spread melted chocolate over cookie bar. Top with extra pretzels. Place in fridge for 20 minutes or until set. Cut into 30 squares. --------------------------------------------- Keep an eye out for this weeks Bag Pattern arriving shortly too. Until Next Week - Happy Quilting! Regards, Jody and Annette
QBOTMC News - Double X No 3 Block, Quilt Labels and Carbonara
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Hi , We hope youve had a good week. Its been more settled here this week, except that I had a flash of inspiration... You know, those ones that make it seem like a genius idea to make a quilt for a present for someone? Its my father in laws birthday at the end of this month, and I figured since its winter here that he might like a snuggle quilt for when hes watching TV at night. Typically, its bigger than Ben Hur now, and Im flat out trying to make it in time. If only my flashes would come with shorter deadlines.... ----------------------------------------- This weeks block is the one thats caused all the problems. Of a good kind that is. When I saw how this block went together in a quilt layout, I fell in love, and thats the basis of my dad-in-laws quilt. And since I cant just make a quilt, itll be in a future Online Quilt Magazine too, so this way you get a head start! Please click the link below to download the Double X No 3 Block (!). http://www.quiltblockofthemonthclub.com/download.php?file=double-x-no-3-block.pdf ----------------------------------------- I found some comments on quilt labelling too: Label all your quilts-even the not important ones: simple labels for simple quilts (maybe just with fabric marker), more complex labels for fancier quilts. ~Lori Baker, Acquisitions Editor, Golden Quilting Community, F+W Media Appliqu shapes-a flower, an apple, a childs traced hand-print-can be a really sweet way to personalize a quilt label. Embellishing a quilt label with embroidery can also take something utilitarian and turn it into something special-it might even become your favorite part of the quilt! ~Vanessa Lyman, Content Director, Fons and Porter group I always like to add something from the quilt design to the label. Since I do loads of appliqu, that isnt usually too hard since I always have a spare flower laying around. When my quilts are pieced I make sure some of the fabric makes it on to the label. ~Erin Russek, Associate Editor, Quiltmaker, McCalls Quilting, Quilters Newsletter Quilt labels can come in all shapes and sizes. Spare quilt blocks not used on the front, or complementary appliqu shapes, make wonderful backgrounds for labels. ~Caitlin Dickey, Video Content Strategist, Quilting Community, F+W Media I believe its a good idea to label a quilt, however, I dont make separate labels. I like to write my name and date on the back of a quilt, in one corner, using a fine-point permanent marker. The signature cannot be removed, and its inconspicuous. ~Deb Finan, Quilting Quickly Editor Ill be honest - when it comes time to label a quilt, Im usually so ready to be finished with it that I just write directly on the backing with a fine-tip permanent marker. In addition to being fast (if not particularly pretty), doing so offers me the reassurance that the label cant be removed without leaving an actual hole in the quilt. ~Mary Kate Karr-Petras, Associate Editor, Quilters Newsletter I always tell my quilting friends to sign their full names, not just Granny or Aunt Susie or SJM, because years from now, no one will know exactly which Granny it was that made that wonderful quilt. Your ancestors will thank you for signing the quilt that they cherish. ~Bonnie Knott, Copywriter, Keepsake Quilting ------------------------------------------ This is a comfort food favourite - Creamy Bacon Carbonara Ingredients 500g/1lb Fettuccine pasta 1 tablespoon olive oil 80g / 2.3/4oz butter 1 large onion, finely chopped 250g /1/2 lb shredded bacon 200g / 7oz button mushrooms, sliced 300ml /2/3pt pure cream 1 cup grated tasty cheese Method Step 1 Cook pasta in a large saucepan of salted boiling water according to packet instructions. Drain well. Step 2 Meanwhile, heat a large frypan over high heat. Add oil, butter, onion, bacon and mushrooms. Cook, stirring for 5 minutes or until bacon is crisp and mushroom is tender. Step 3 Add cream. Bring to the boil. Simmer 2 minutes or until slightly thickened. Add pasta and cheese to pan. Stir through sauce until heated through. Season with salt and pepper. --------------------------------------- Until Next Week - Happy Quilting! Regards, Jody and Annette
QBOTMC News - Double X No 1 Block, Pin Basting and Chicken Soup
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Hi , We hope youve had a good week. Its a bit Brrrr here today. Its officially Winter now, and today the rain is driving down with squally wind...nice to be indoors sewing... Speaking of which, technically, I havent quite finished this weeks new bag, so Im going to make this newsletter brief, get back to sewing, write up a pattern and hopefully get it to you later today! Im not going outside...!! ----------------------------------------- I did find a new block pattern for you this week too. Its simple, but really rather great when you lay a few out together. Please click the link below to download the Double X No 1 block. http://www.quiltblockofthemonthclub.com/download.php?file=double-x-no-1-block.pdf ----------------------------------------- I found these pin basting tips on Craftsys blog recently and though you might like them too: 1. When pin basting, use 1 1/2 curved basting pins. Otherwise, 1 1/2 straight safety pins will do. Craftsy instructor Wendy Butler Berns, recommends about 100 pins for a twin-size quilt sandwich. 2. Sharon Schamber uses two boards to baste her quilts, which simulates a longarm quilting frame. She shares her board basting technique in a video. (Google it) 3. If you have a large carpeted area, you can pin your quilt backing to the carpet with T pins. If you have a hard surface, packing tape or duct tape works fine to smooth out the fabric. 4. Dont like working on the floor? Try clamping a large piece of plywood to a dining room table or pool table and use this as your basting surface. 5. Are you using enough pins? Some quilters recommend using the hand test. If you can place your hand on the quilt surface without touching any pins, use more pins! 6. While pin basting, Leanne at She Can Quilt says she trims the backing and batting to the same size rather than leaving the backing larger. This allows her to center and straighten the quilt front more easily. The batting and backing layer is about 3 to 5 larger than the front. ----------------------------------------- And this will be for lunch today I think... Feel-good Chicken Soup Ingredients 3 garlic cloves, crushed 2 tsp finely grated fresh ginger 2 carrots, halved, thinly sliced 1L (2 pints)chicken stock 1 1/2 cups shredded Hot Roast Chicken 1/4 cup chopped flat-leaf parsley Method Step 1 Heat a large greased saucepan over medium heat. Cook the garlic and ginger, stirring, for 1 min or until fragrant. Add the carrot and cook for 3 mins or until softened. Step 2 Add stock, chicken and 2 cups water. Bring to the boil over high heat. Reduce heat, cover and simmer for 15 mins or until carrot is tender. Step 3 Season. Ladle among bowls. Top with parsley. (Im going to add Angel Hair pasta to mine, for a chicken noodle soup!) ---------------------------------------- Until Next Week - Happy Quilting! Regards, Jody and Annette
June Magazine Out NOW!
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Hi , Im happy to be able to let you know that your June Premium Online Quilt Magazine is hot-off-the-press and is now ready and waiting for you to download your copy. This month weve included a few new features that I think youll like, including a page of free patterns that you can find online and just download. Weve also featured our last Liberty quilt pattern - a simple but stunning log cabin design that leaves lots of negative space for you to try out some FMQ quilting. Lori has a fab FMQ tutorial, Leah answers more common questions, theres more patterns and more articles, as well as lots of reader quilts for Show and Tell. ----------------------------------------------------------------------------- Please click the following link to download your June Online Quilt Magazine. http://www.onlinequiltmagazine.com/members/content/f/id/547/ ----------------------------------------------------------------------------- Have a great month Regards, Jody http://www.OnlineQuiltMagazine.com

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