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Tutorial: Lengthen a Too-Short Skirt with EPP – The Diamond-y EPP Blog Hop + Giveaway

Tutorial: Lengthen a Too-Short Skirt with EPP - The Diamond-y EPP Blog Hop + Giveaway | Red-Handled Scissors

Have a skirt that's just a little too short? English paper piecing can help! (Really!) Lengthen a hemline in true stitcher style with 60-degree diamond EPP.

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Last-Minute Gift Idea: Half Square Triangle Hand Warmers

Last-Minute Gift Idea: Half Square Triangle Hand Warmers | Red-Handled Scissors

Looking for a last-minute handmade holiday gift? Give your loved ones warm hands and warm hearts with a cozy set of quilting-inspired half square triangle hand warmers! They’re quick, easy, and fabric scrap-friendly, so you won’t even need to hit the fabric store to get started. Makes one pair of two hand warmers.

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Book Project + Giveaway: Wool Binding Kitchen Rug for Hand-Stitched Home

Book Project + Giveaway: Wool Binding Kitchen Rug for Hand-Stitched Home | Red-Handled Scissors

Photo credit: Burcu Avsar, 2014, used with permission from The Taunton Press A little more than a year ago, I took a trip to Portland, OR, and had a crazy-fun all-day craft party with some of my very favorite people on the planet. During this melding of creative minds, I finally got to meet my …

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Tutorial: Giant Hexie Flower Lap Quilt – 12 Hexies (or Less) Blog Hop

Tutorial: Giant Hexie Flower Lap Quilt - 12 Hexies (or Less) Blog Hop | Red-Handled Scissors

I’d like to introduce you to my new favorite thing to make: the giant hexie flower lap quilt! (Also affectionately known as the big-ass hexie quilt.)

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