Nope to new year's resolutions, but how about a list of aims

Nope to new year's resolutions, but how about a list of aims - Craftapalooza Designs

Have you seen Gretchen Rubin’s yearly lists? Rather than making New Year’s resolutions, which, let’s all agree we often don’t stick to… Gretchen creates a list of aims for the year. So 2022 is a list of 22 items. Items she’d like to do by the end of the year. Everything from easy one-off items through to bigger ambitious items. Gretchen also chooses a word for the year.

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Templates for patchwork, so many options!

Templates for patchwork, so many options! - Craftapalooza Designs

Have you ever purchased a quilt pattern and then realised that you’ll need to make templates from the provided pattern as the block pieces are not all straight forward for rotary cutting? There are lots of template options when it comes to these type of quilts and personally they’re my favourite kind of quilt.

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My favourite tools for hand piecing patchwork and quilts

My favourite tools for hand piecing patchwork and quilts - Craftapalooza Designs

There are no 'must have' tools when it comes to hand piecing your patchwork and quilts, well aside from, you know, a needle and thread... however over time you'll find there are tools that you use again and again, that help you hand piece. I've listed my current tool box kit below, it can change over time, but these are pretty much my go-to tools.

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