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Christmas 2010 Mystery Quilt Photo Album

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Scrap Pile Mystery Quilt Album

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Tasty Spring Recipes

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  • Cinnamon Roll Muffins (click here)

  • Cabbage and Sausage Hot Pot (click here)

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  • Benjamin Franklin Mystery Quilt. Click here for the latest information and pattern posted to date!

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  • Christmas Mystery Quilt! Click here for the entire pattern

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