Orange Peel quilt blocks with Cotton and Steel fabrics
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Quilting Interest, Work in progress

Leaders and Enders Quilts

I was first introduced to the concept of a "leaders and enders" project by Brenda (of Pink Castle Fabrics), at one the Camp Stitchalot retreats I attended with her. Prior to that, when I was piecing, I would use a small scrap of fabric to stitch into at the end of a seam or chain of pieces so that I could snip of my pieces off without having to pull out the thread. This is a useful trick for conserving thread and avoiding long strands of thread at the beginnings and ends of your sewing. With the leaders and enders concept,...

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