Melanie Call


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Quick Mug Rug Project to Celebrate Grads & Dads

Jun 16, 2020 8:17:37 AM / by Melanie Call posted in graduation quilts, gifts, GO! Getter, Father's Day

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Hi! It's Melanie from A Bit of Scrap Stuff! Today, I'm sharing a quick and useful gift for Dad, Grandpa, and/or Graduates! I think it is tricky to quilt gifts for men and graduates so I love making a personalized mug rug / snack mat for that special person. You can even add a fun mug or snack or gift card to complete the perfect gift! I also love that you can make a mug rug in one afternoon - yay!

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Love Your Pet Day with the GO! Scottie Dog Crazy Quilt Mug Rug

Feb 20, 2020 10:44:00 AM / by Melanie Call posted in Crazy Quilt, GO! Getter, Pet Lovers

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We're spending a lot more time with our furry friends right now and though National Love Your Pet Day was on February 20th, everyday is a good day to be inspired by our animals. Check out this perfect #QuarantineQuilting project! Adapt the design to your pet, whether they're furry, feathered or otherwise.

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8 Tips to Make Sewing Curves Easy and Fun!

Nov 13, 2019 8:08:05 AM / by Melanie Call posted in curved piecing, sewing curves, GO! Getter

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Hi AccuQuilt Friends! It's me, Melanie from A Bit of Scrap Stuff Blog. Today I want share eight helpful tips to make sewing curves easy and fun - yes - EASY AND FUN! AccuQuilt has developed many curved piecing dies and they are amazing! There are Drunkard's Path, a Flowering Snowball, the Glorified Nine Patch (55557), and many more - click here to see the curved piecing dies.

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The Art of Picking Quilt Fabric: 5 Tips for Magazine-worthy Projects

Sep 10, 2019 7:48:00 AM / by Melanie Call posted in fabric, GO! Quilt, GO! Getter, Quilting Tips

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Hi! It's Melanie from A Bit of Scrap Stuff! Today we are going to chat about choosing the perfect fabric for your next AccuQuilt project! Are you lucky enough to have a local quilt shop near enough to spend some quality time mixing and matching bunches of lovely fabric bolts to find the perfect combination? Or do you panic as soon as you walk into the store? Or are you an online shopper who relies on your computer/tablet/phone screen resolution for color accuracy? Worry no more! I have five tips for all who need a little help picking fabric for their next quilt project. 

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