Area 3 Chapters

Area 3 Chapters in the beautiful state of Maine:

*Bog Hoot Quilters-Mechanic Falls area
*Chickadee Quilters-Bridgton Area
*Classic Quilters of Lewiston-Auburn Area
*Country Aire Quilters-Turner Area
*Country Square Quilters-North Jay/Wilton Area
*Cross Country Quilters-Bethel Area
*Grammy's Choice Quilters-Canton Area
*Ladies of the Lake Quilters-Peru/Rumford/Dixfield Area
*Lisbon Krazy Kwilters-Lisbon Area
*Pine Needle Quilters-Norway/South Paris Area
*Scraps and Patches Quilters-Poland Area
*Village Scrappers Quilters-Livermore Area

Saturday, December 8, 2018

Crab Rangoon Dip Recipe by Spendwithpennies

Another suitable make-ahead recipe.

Serve with crackers or wontons. Very yummy!


Placemat Curling Iron Cover Pattern

It's super easy! Take a pre-quilted fabric placemat and fold in half hot dog style.

Start sewing " from the bottom, go straight up the side and across the top. Fold the cuff up and sew on a button for trim. Use to store your COOLED curling iron.

Friday, December 7, 2018

Emery Board Pattern

Need to make a bunch of stocking stuffers or small gifts for your co-works and friends? Pick up a bunch of emery boards (3/4" x 7") from your local dollar store, grab your scrap bag and get sewing!

Thanks to cathcarts blog for the directions.

Cut a piece of fabric 14 1/2" x 4". Fold in half lengthwise with right sides together. Sew leaving a 2" gap in the side for turning. Turn the right side out; ensure corners are pushed out and press. Bring one end up unto 1" from the top and sew each side close to edge. Tuck in your emery board and you are done!

Pixie Cup & Boxes by Fabric Mutt

Thursday, December 6, 2018

Millionaire Pie Recipe

As Christmas approaches, you will be asked to attend several holiday events that lean towards bringing a dessert.

This one is festive enough to impress, but quick prep for you.

Thanks to for the recipe.


10 Boot Cuff Patterns by Brome Fields

Easy Reversible Beach Bag Tutorial by Crafty for Home

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Homemade Spice Mixes from Taste of Home

Lots of great homemade recipes for spices and rubs. Make a few as gifts for your favorite cook!

DIY First Aid Kit Tutorial by

Another use for your scraps. Make several for gifts to keep in your car's glove box, backpack, trunk or diaper box. You never know when it could come in handy.


Monday, December 3, 2018

New Use For Your Cookie Cutters

Grab a bunch of candy canes from the dollar store and dig out your Christmas cookie cutters. Simple enough to get the kiddies involved.

Thanks to for this recipe.


The fudge cookie cutters are from the blog of Dandelions & Lace:


DIY Dog and Cat Gifts

Sunday, December 2, 2018

Christmas Tree Crafts

No patterns, but you should be able to figure it our for yourself. Grab your yo-yo maker, fabrics, buttons, etc. and get to work!

Binding Kit Tutorial by Lella Boutique

Computer Keyboard & Mouse Wrist Rest Tutorial by

I know you all everything you need to make these gifts in your sewing room. Stashbush away!