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Love Patchwork & Quilting - - PROJECTS - Alice Hadley, Ed­i­tor

Christ­mas? Al­ready?! If you've got plans to gift hand­made this year, start­ing early will stand you in good stead. Think how smug you'll be come De­cem­ber! In fact, with the fes­tive hols just a cou­ple of months away, you re­ally need to get a wrig­gle on, es­pe­cially if you're feel­ing un­jus­ti­fi­ably am­bi­tious, like me… I'm go­ing BIG this year (go big or go home, right?) and have grand plans to make no fewer than three gor­geous quilts to give. Lofty aims in­deed when my quilts com­pleted this year so far are lan­guish­ing in sin­gle fig­ures. But, as I keep re­mind­ing my­self, I sew best un­der pres­sure – so bring it on! The key to suc­cess? Big blocks, sim­ple quilt­ing and co­pi­ous amounts of tea...

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