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Video Bag of the Month Club is now OPEN!

  Today is the big day that I open up my NEW Video Bag of the Month Club for EARLY BIRD signups! If you haven’t been following me on YouTube this week then you probably missed out on all the info and FREE tutorials I shared. But no worries, I’ll include them here for ya […]

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QuiltCon West 2016

Today is the big day! I’m headed to the West Coast for QuiltCon 2016. My day began at 3:00am this morning.  It was supposed to start at 6:00am but American Airlines called me yesterday to tell me they canceled my flight. After trying several different options that would get to me into Los Angeles before […]

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Online quilt retreat! Join us for some quilty fun!

{Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links. That means that if you sign up for our online retreat using one of the links on this page I will receive credit and compensation for your registration. Thank you for your support!} I made this quick video tonight to remind you that tomorrow is the official launch date […]

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crafty gemini 10" slicer quilting template ruler

Introducing the 10″ Slicer quilting template & ruler!

Happy New Year, everybody! I’m super excited today to share with you some fabulous news. I designed and manufactured my very first quilting template & ruler! It’s been an interesting ride and I have learned so much about the process of taking an idea from paper to prototypes to more prototypes to finally having the […]

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NEW Power Boy Briefs Underwear PDF Pattern & Online Class!

I’m excited to announce a new PDF pattern and online class I created just for you! {Peep the trailer video HERE!} So many of you write to tell me you can never find cute sewing projects for your boys. Well, here it is! I designed these briefs after my son complained of the “scratchy” exposed […]

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ABC-123 Fabric Flashcard Workshop & Pellon Giveaway

Today, I’m officially launching my new ABC-123 Fabric Flashcard video workshop! I came up with this idea after all the flashcards we bought were destroyed by my very active 2 yr old son. I needed something that could stand up to the wear and tear! These are virtually indestructible and can be machine washed & […]

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This week’s video tutorial is a cooking one.  If you are interested in watching it click HERE. Now I have some big news to announce!   I am very excited to be participating alongside 19 other fabric artists in STITCHED 2012- a series of online video workshops.     Straight from Alma Stoller’s site here is some […]

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Guest Blog Post- Maria Peagler of

Thank you Vanessa for hosting me on your awesome CraftyGemini blog! Vanessa’s readers: allow me to introduce myself. I’m Maria Peagler, author of Color Mastery: 10 Principles for Creating Stunning Quilts, and the founder of, where Vanessa teaches the YouTube 101 course (she’s an incredible teacher!). Today I’m offering advice to those would-be craft […]

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Ruffled Pillowcase Dress Pattern/Video Tutorial

It’s finally here!  The e-pattern everyone has been asking for! Ruffled Pillowcase Dress This e-pattern is 5 pages of clear and easy to follow step-by-step instructions, tons of diagrams and 3 very important charts:  1) fabric requirements for each size Newborn- Size8 2) cutting measurements for each size Newborn- Size 8 3) Approiximate finished measurements […]

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Quilt remix

I did a lot of sewing this weekend!  My local Husqvarna Viking dealer hosts a Christmas quilt competition every year where the winners win gift certificates to the store.  I’ve never entered before and hadn’t thought about making a Christmas quilt for this year’s competition. After a convincing e-mail from one of the store’s employees […]

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Up, Up and Away!

I designed the Delightful Tweets baby quilt for a close friend who is having a little girl.  At the same time I designed a “boy” version of it with a flying elephant.  All the measurements are identical, just the applique images in the center are different. Just finished up the final touches and …. …today […]

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Must-Have Tote Bag Pattern & Video Tutorial

Phew! Just finished another pattern and video tutorial! My Must-Have Tote Bag written instructions and step-by-step video tutorial are now posted and available to all of you for only $3.00!For only $3.00 you will receive a complete step-by-step PDF document with all the instructions you need to complete this tote bag with very clear and […]

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