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Pre-Washing

I am often asked if I pre-wash my fabrics before piecing with them....my answer always is...N-O, no. First of all, I do not have time to pre-wash. Second of all, I LOVE the way a quilt looks AFTER IT IS QUILTED and then WASHED...but note: I always throw a color...

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BOM are Doable’s

BOM are Doable’s

I would like to introduce the "Pride and Joy" (BOM) block of the month by Kim Diehl starting Jan. 2018 here at Ma's.  I am in the process of piecing the shop sample and I am having such a good time! I would like to share with you, the progress.  I hope you will sign...

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Why I am a Rip…per

Why I am a Rip…per

14 yrs of being a Rip…per has worked best for me, and I refuse to apologize for my actions, when it comes to ripping wide backings that is!

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Washing Quilts…Oh my

Washing Quilts…Oh my

I truly thought I could never be stumped on how to wash a quilt...until I purchased a new front load washing machine!  If you still have a top load machine, read this: https://www.facebook.com/notes/mas-gota-notion/how-to-wash-a-quilt/546963508692311/.  But...should...

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Sue Schaeffer is the owner of Ma's Got'a Notion in Havana, IL.

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