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Coming soon!

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From the Back Steps

  • The cold winter wind is here and I plan to start organizing a bit in the craft room...there is a lot to be done! Finishing projects is my resolution, but how long can I go without starting a new one?!

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Projects! From Our Readers

  • Lucille's 'George Bailey' Star Block
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Ben Franklin Blocks! From Our Readers

  • Benjamin Franklin Mystery Bonus Block 3 alternate
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Our Susannah! Quilts! From Our Readers

  • Kathy S's Susannah! Quilt
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Christmas 2010 Mystery Quilts! From Our Readers

  • Joanna P's Christmas 2010 Mystery Quilt
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Scrap Pile Mystery Quilts! From Our Readers

  • Ruth C's Scrap Pile Mystery Quilt
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  • Cut a quick template from contrasting scrap fabric to make trimming a breeze! The fabric sticks to the piece you are trimming and makes it easy to turn the pieces on the cutting board!


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Bless This Little Kitchen (recipe blog)

My Fabric Stash, one day at a time (photo-calendar blog)

  • [Our house] had a heart, and a soul...we were in its confidence, and lived in its grace... Mark Twain

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Make Some Tasty Winter Food!

  • Beef and Beans (Slow Cooker)

  • Easy Chili (Quick and Easy Stovetop)

  • Cornbread Skillet Hash (Easy Stovetop)

  • Calico Quilt Soup (Thrifty Stovetop)


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

  • Our Susannah! Quilt. Click here for the entire set of instructions and pattern

  • Christmas Mystery Quilt! Click here for the entire pattern

  • Scrap Pile Clean-up Mystery Quilt! Click here for the entire pattern

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More Somethings to Make!

  • Faux Leather Picture Frame! ($ Store Craft)

  • Quilt Block Magnets! (Fuse Beads)

  • Clothespin Memo Clips! ($ Store Craft)

  • Recycled Coffee Can Bag Dispenser! (Recycle Craft)

Photo Tutorials!

  • 1 Yard Tea Towel! (Easy Sewing)

A Growing Site from Erik Homemade!

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Little French Goose

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Erik's Calendar

  • OH-MI Shop Hop
    March 23-25, 2017: visiting quilt shops in SE Michigan and NW Ohio!
  • Shipshewana Quilt Festival
    June 21-24, Shipshewana, IN
  • 'Speaking of Family'
    2017! Our NEW block of the month project announced! More information to come! We are finalizing things for you!

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