Mercedes Marquesa

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Christmas Stars…

I fell in love with these little stars the first time I saw them on Pinterest.<p>They’re called Scandinavian Stars or Scandi Stars, and they’re most …

Reorganizing Fabric and Scraps

Over 8 years of sewing, my fabric needs and preferences have changed many times (have you ever looked at a piece of fabric and thought: what was I</b> …

What type of spray starch to use for quilting?

Spray starch has become a hot topic in the quilting community over the last few years. I have become a fan of using starch to prepare my fabric for …

Quilting

Sewing tutorial: Scrappy sunglasses case with Kantha stitching

Turn your fabric scraps into something really special with this tutorial from Sara from Radiant Home Studio. She shows how you can create a patchwork …

Sewing

Pressing Strip Sets Tips & More

Hello and happy Tuesday! Today I have a fun “Tip Tuesday” post to share! I’ll be discussing pressing strip sets tips for making sure your strips sets …

Quilting

Triangle Baby Quilt Sewing Tutorial

I used three different prints for the front of the quilt and another one for the backing. I had one yard of each fabric. You can make any design you …

Sewing

#100Days100Blocks2018 Blocks 29 - 35

Week 5 of the #100Days100Blocks2018 challenge means that I've hit about midpoint. I plan to make 64 blocks with the Pacific colorway and 70 blocks …

Quilting

Festival of Quilts: virtual tour - Love Patchwork & Quilting

Did you make it to this summer’s Festival of Quilts here in the UK? We were lucky enough to spend a few days at the show (the quilts! the fabrics! …

Quilting

Table Scraps

Dot ‘n’ Dash Quilt Along Week 1 – Schedule and Introductions

Guess what today is? It’s my birthday – whoo hoo!! It’s also the launch of the Dot ‘n’ Dash Quilt Along where we will make an entire quilt together …

Quilting

Mother-of-two, 44, who looked like an 'acid attack victim' after ditching the steroid creams she used to treat her psoriasis reveals her 3-and-a-half year 'hell' to clear up her skin

A mother-of-two endured burning skin that made her look like an 'acid attack' victim for nearly four years after she stopped using steroid …

Skin Care

9 Keto Cookie Recipes That Are Somehow Part of a Diet

As much as we love Whole30, we <i>really</i> miss dessert—especially cookies. Fortunately, the ketogenic diet lets you have your cake (and cookies!) and eat …

Dessert

How to Perform a Reverse Image Search the Easy Way

If you’ve stumbled across an image on the internet—perhaps on your favorite social media site—and you want to know more about it, you can always ask …

Image Search

The 3 Best Foot Creams For Cracked Heels

Dry, cracked heels, are typically not a serious aliment, but when they go untreated they can start to become uncomfortable and even painful. Luckily, …

The One Anti-Inflammatory Supplement You Should Take If You Want To Start Losing Belly Fat Now, According To The Experts

Everyone loses weight differently and for some, it can be a real struggle to get rid of those last few pounds of belly fat. If you feel like your fat …

Nutrition

These 8 Vegetables Are the Actual Superfoods, According to Science

It seems as though every day a new superfood is brought into the spotlight for its numerous health benefits. While trendy foods like ghee, matcha, …

Nutrition

‘Chopped’ Champion Brian Riggenbach’s Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe Has Taken 40 Years to Perfect

Chef <b>Brian Riggenbach</b> is perhaps best known for showcasing his skills on season 24 of the Food Network’s award-winning show <i>Chopped</i>, which he won, but …

Dessert

What is consciousness?

What is being in love, feeling pain or seeing colour made of? How our brains make conscious experience has long been a riddle – but we’re uncovering …

Consciousness

Drink This Beverage to Help Keep Your Eyes Healthy

Tea drinkers already know how good tea tastes—but what about how good tea can be for you? Research shows tea can help you feel more alert (thanks, caffeine!), and the drink may have a positive effect on your blood pressure and cholesterol, both of which are risk factors of heart disease. If you’re …

Tea

The Best Lemon Vinaigrette Recipe

"This is one of my favorite salad dressings. It works for a simple salad or with crispy Parmesan chicken with a cool salad on top."<p>Ingredients<p>1/4 cup …

Recipes

Magnesium and Blood Clots

Magnesium is a mineral essential to many bodily functions, one of which is the regulation of blood clots. Blood clots are particles of blood that …

Diabetes

How to Remove Sweat Stains From White Shirts

When your crisp white dress shirt or favorite tee starts yellowing around the collar or under the arms, don't sweat. Removing those unsightly stains is easier than you think with the help of natural ingredients that will leave that article of clothing looking fresh. And this eco-friendly cleaning …

Cleaning

This Anti-Aging Tinted Moisturizer Is So Good It Keeps Selling Out At Target

Everyone knows that foundation is an essential makeup product, but most women have a hard time finding the right formula and coverage for their skin. …

Make Your Own Handmade Fabric Labels...

I know we are all "Do It Yourselfers", so when we make things for others as gifts or to sell, why not have your own fabric label to add to what ever …

Hate Ironing? DIY This All-Natural Starch Spray

If ironing isn't at the top of your favorite-things-to-do list, DIY [1] this spray starch that makes pressing your shirts even easier. And this mixture comes together with all-natural ingredients that you can find in your pantry — and it costs pennies to make! Personalize the spray with your …

Blanket Throw - Quilts (intermediate)

Materials<p>All fabric quantities based on 45" fabric<p>Old woollen blanket<br>• 1.2m of Bondaweb<br>• Fabric paints in rose, lavender, white and silver<br>• 1m of fine …

Sewing

ConnectingThreads.com

Binding<p><b>Bumpless Binding Finishing Trick</b> <i>- This video demonstrates how to make that tricky last join in a binding look just as good as the first</b> …

Quilting

Squaring Up a Quilt - Tutorial

Okay, time to 'fess up. How many of you go through the process of squaring up your quilts? I'll admit that I didn't think about it for the longest …

Multi-Pieced Binding Tutorial

In reality, almost all bindings are pieced - unless you are doing a miniature or baby quilt. I wanted to offer you my technique (far from being …