Clover Mini Iron

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We have been waiting & waiting for this New little wedge Iron from Clover and are SO happy its finally here! They had an earlier version years ago, that we LOVED and it was discontinued, and it was impossible to find a replacement that we liked as much.  But finally they came out with this new version, that is lighter, easier to hold, has a pointier tip, and gets hotter on the high setting. We use this iron for our Machine Applique method, which requires a tiny pointy iron point, but I also love to keep it handy on a mini press board right next to my machine.  This is a new gadget that you will use & use! It is one of our favorite new tools!!

Click the link below if you would like to purchase one from us:

Clover Mini Wedge Iron from Pipers Girls

 

Apliquick Tools Tutorial

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Isn’t this block fabulous!? We made it using a few new tools that we are carrying & loving! We think you will like them too! So we have created a quick tutorial on how to use the Apliquick products. These tools will help you turn the edges over,with ease,for fabulous applique on even the tiniest of shapes. Whether your are doing Applique by machine or hand, when the edges are turned under accurately, it looks just beautiful, and your Quilts will last long enough to become heirlooms. And who doesn’t want beautiful applique results!? Follow the link below to download out tutorial:

Apliquick Tutorial

With a little bit of practice, tiny applique images like the ones we made above from the Story Quilt Books will be simple for you. We are making a Winter Theme applique quilt that incorporates this little girl & dog. Stay tuned! We think its going to be fabulous!

We sell the Apliquick products online, they are less expensive in a set that includes everything you need to get started or we also sell everything separately. Click here to order.

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The Penny Scarf


I have been having so much fun making these little scarves! They are simple and quick to finish, perfect knitting while on a Netflix marathon. I also think they are quite stylish, and look great on everyone! I made the one shown above using Debbie Bliss Donegal Luxury Tweed. Once I finished it, I started one in a beautiful white, made from her Cashmerino Aran Yarn. This pattern will knit wonderfully in any Aran weight yarn you love. Of course , we would love for you to purchase some yarn from us, so you can do that through the links below. But we are giving you the pattern for FREE.

Debbie Bliss Donegal Tweed Aran in Charcoal

Debbie Bliss Cashmerino Aran in Off White

Click the link below to download a PDF version of our pattern:

The Penny Scarf

If you are having trouble getting the pattern, I am sorry and I am not sure why. I can tell that it is working for most people because I can see how many times it has been downloaded. Make sure you have Adobe Acrobat so you can open a PDF. If you still have trouble. please leave me a NICE comment and I would be happy to email you a copy directly.

and just for good measure here is another copy of The Penny Scarf pattern.

We hope you enjoy making them as much as we are!

Here is a sneak peek of the white one I am working on now, what do you think?!

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Quite Delish Fabric

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Oh My! This fabric is amazing! Its all of the Happy Colors, I love with a million different adorable items(there’s even a Dachshund!). Of course, its from Alexander Henry, they are the best at these types of prints that tell a little story! Its called Quite Delish, and is a little heavier weight Cotton Canvas, perfect for sewing, Home Decor , a Quilt backing, Bags, ECT.  Click the link below if you have to get your hands on some!

Quite Delish Fabric Yardage

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The Apollo Sweater

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Pretty much since I found out I was pregnant & having a boy, I have been obsessed with having this Apollo sweater from the movie “the Shining” for him. Leave it to the ever so talented other Pipers Girl (Jeanette) to make an even better version. Isn’t it perfect!? Its pretty spooky around this time of year because of its Horror film connection. Wear it all year round and its an absolutely adorable sweater for a little one! Our knitting pattern comes in a PDF for instant download and is sized for a child 2-6. We also offer yarn kits, which are a great deal because they comes with all of the beautiful yarns we used with just the right amount & the pattern(high quality wool blends that are washable).

Click here to purchase our PDF Knitting Pattern for The Apollo Sweater

Click here to purchase our Kit for The Apollo Sweater

“Come & knit with us, forever & ever & ever”.

 

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Trick or Treat! A Halloween Banner

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It’s that spooky time of year again! This year I have a 4 year old who is crazy for Halloween and cannot seem to get enough of decorating. So we are going a little overboard with the decor this year. And since we are fabric enthusiasts, we wanted to make a little something with some of our favorite prints. We ended up with was this adorable Trick or Treat Banner. We love it, and thought you might too, so we decided to give you the pattern in an easy to make tutorial. This can be made “no sew” if you would prefer or you can stitch a little if that’s what you enjoy. We are also selling kits with all of our same fabrics & felts, to make it easy for you. Our kit gives you lots of variety, with out having to purchase large quantities, plus you know it will be as cute as ours! There is a link below to download the Free Pattern in a PDF as well as a link to purchase kits. Enjoy!

I hope your little one likes it as much as mine!

Click below to Download the FREE PDF Pattern for the Trick or Treat Halloween Banner :

Trick or Treat Halloween Banner

Click Here to purchase Trick or Treat Banner Kits

 

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