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Quilting Bees for a Quilting Adventure

A quilting bee is a social gathering where people get together and quilt. Traditional quilting bees became very popular in the 19th century. The goal of the original bee was to work together to make a quilt quickly, much faster than if it were being made by only one person alone. Many times women would…

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The 11 Tools Every Jewelry Maker Needs

Arno Images/Getty Images/Cultura RF If you want to make necklaces, earrings, bracelets, rings and more, you too will need a pair of flat nose pliers, plus a few other wire-wrapping tools. But before you drop a ton of money on a lot of equipment, you gotta know the basics. Here are my essentials tools that…

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Maker Monday: Angela Walters Talks Quilting Business

We’re thrilled to have machine quilting small business owner, Angela Walters, as a Bluprint instructor. So often here at Bluprint, we talk creative techniques. But we wanted to take a bit of time to talk to Angela about the business side of things, for instance: how she got her start, advice about machines, and helpful…

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