my new mammoth flannel winter scarves ~

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Last year, I discovered a new flannel fabric called, “mammoth” flannel {from robert kaufman fabrics} while looking for flannel type fabrics for a new quilt for one of the boys. Rhat a pleasant surprise ~ I soon found they weren’t like other typical flannels I’d worked with. These…  super soft, a really nice double-sided thickness that has  fabulous drape, washes beautifully, and is a gem to …

Ruffling a New Scarf!

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I’ve had this gorgeous voile fabric since last summer. You may have read about my “Zippity-Do-Dah” scarf {make that scarves} in this post. This Amy Butler cotton voile has such a lovely hand; so satiny-smooth!  And a beautiful print in those ‘lift-you-up’ spring colors!  It’s so pretty, it’s hard to tell the wrong side of the fabric from the right …

A Romantic Scarf

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Looking through my baskets of fabric. Searching for just the right fabric… leads to another “Oh I remember when I bought this” moment!  And there you have it.  A scarf is born.  No clue as to why I bought a yard or so of this… but I like the dreamy quality, and textures that show up in this material.  Perfect …

In The LimeLight Scarf

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Have you put your hand on the new VOILE fabrics, yet?  Well, I hope you have, or will, soon. They are absolutely beautiful, and lovely to the touch, too. I made a scarf this afternoon from this gorgeous Amy Butler voile fabric I bought while I was in Missoula for work last week.  It came from SELVEDGE STUDIO; a sweet …

Saturday’s FIBER SCARF Class at Bernina Silver Thimble

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We had a fun Saturday class, making more SCARVES… All you need is Aqua Bond, Aqua film topping, some fun yarns, threads, fibers… and a free motion quilting foot.  See more about the products and some of the scarves I’ve made in an earlier post here.   We had lots of fun exploring color options, design styles and placement ideas.  …

New Scarf with Hand Dyed Fabrics

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You perhaps saw the earlier post on fabric dye and Elmer’s Glue.  If not, you can see them here… and here! I was inspired by a new book I purchased a month or so ago, and now just getting around to making a project from it.  The uathor is Malka Dubrawsky  who’s style and color choices I very much admire!  …

Maureen’s Gorgeous Scarves

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 My friend Maureen, who was a student in several classes I taught  in Bigfork earlier this past fall, made these beautiful scarves as gifts for two of her friends.  Spectacular!  Nice “play” Maureen! I’m so tickled you shared it with me!  This is a great example of how blessed I feel to teach, and to share my love of quilting, …