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Sister Ruth Mattingly’s Tips for Hand Quilting

Sister Ruth Mattingly says quilting is very relaxing for her. “No one is pressuring you to hurry up,” she said. As she shows me a quilt she’s currently working on, she gives me some basic tips for hand quilting: Tip one: Use a size 5 needle. You don’t want the…

How to Make a Coffee Pot Cover as Shown by Sister Emerentia Wiesner

Sister Emerentia Wiesner has been sewing since she was a little girl. Her mother sewed and she wanted to sew with her, so her mother let her baste and her mother would sew. Sister Emerentia said it was a while before her mother let her use the sewing machine. Once…