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Erik HOMEMADE
our design studio in NW Ohio!
Making and designing vintage-inspired somethings...
Interests: Improving the world one homemade project at a time.
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We all like this finish, too! It's tough to decide, Susan, but whichever you choose, it will be a beautiful quilt well worth the work! Happy Quilting! --Erik
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Hello Janet! Glad to hear your have time to pick up your projects again! Best wishes to you, your family, and your daughter! --Erik
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You are so welcome, Susan! We found this in the collection, and thought it was too much fun NOT to share! Enjoy! --Erik
Toggle Commented Jul 2, 2016 on Vintage Busy Person's Postcard at Erik HOMEMADE
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This step will finish the top, bottom, and side borders of the Non-Traditional Setting for the Benjamin Franklin Mystery Quilt and finish the construction instructions. Photos of both the Traditional... Continue reading
Posted Jun 26, 2016 at Erik HOMEMADE
Sue!! The pictures are coming soon...maybe a sneak-peek in the meantime!! Look for it...and Happy Sewing! --Erik
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Oh, Cynthia! I hope you find it is worth the wait! We look forward to seeing what our readers are doing with their blocks as well! --Erik
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Thank you so very much for your patience and understanding, Susan! It has been quite a project...but the results are wonderful! See you soon...and stay tuned! --Erik
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When things get too busy to call or write...you will always be able to send off a quick greeting with this old-fashioned postcard! Simply check off, sign, and mail...they will... Continue reading
Posted Jun 25, 2016 at Erik HOMEMADE
Erik HOMEMADE has shared their blog My Fabric Stash, one day at a time!
Jun 18, 2016
Seems women never gather But what talk doesn't hop To breads and cakes and other food And favorite recipes to swap. Recipes are memories Of good friends cakes and struedels Mother's bread and Grandma's soup Good old fashioned Chicken Noodle. Here's a whole new recipe book Of our favorite best collection Fittin' for clippin'in file card size Tested till they work to perfection. Won't you try these new ideas And clip your favorite ones tok eep Then swap with a few special friends And compliments you will reap. When it's time to leave this earth For kitchens yet unknown Our... Continue reading
Posted Jun 4, 2016 at Bless This Little Kitchen
Serve it ice cold the day you make it! 1 cup cottage cheese 2 teaspoons grated onion 1 teaspoon lemon juice 1 clove of garlic 3/4 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon ground pepper 1 large ripe avocado 1 medium ripe tomato In a small bowl beat together cottage cheese, onion, lemon juice, garlic, salt, and pepper with an electric mixer until smooth. Peel and remove pit from avocado; force through a sieve or mash with a fork. Remove skin from tomato and mince fine. Fold avocado and tomato into cottage cheese mixture; blend thoroughly; chill. Serve with crackers or corn chips.... Continue reading
Posted Jun 4, 2016 at Bless This Little Kitchen
Tangy and rich...use the sharp cheddar cheese! 2 cups cottage cheese 2 tablespoons grated onion 1 teaspoon celery salt 1/4 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce 2 cups shredded (sharp) cheddar cheese In a small bowl, beat together cottage cheese, onion, celery salt, and Worcestershire sauce until fairly smooth. Gradually add 1 cup of cheddar cheese and beat until smooth. Fold in remaining 1 cup of cheddar cheese. Serve right away or chill...allow to come to room temperature before serving. Serve as a dip with crackers, chips, or vegetables. Yield: 3 cups Continue reading
Posted Jun 4, 2016 at Bless This Little Kitchen
Sinfully easy...the Devil made you do it! 1 cup cottage cheese 1 (2 1/4oz) can deviled ham 2 tablespoons green onion, chopped fine In a a small mixing bowl, beat together cottage cheese and deviled ham. Stir in onion and mix until smooth. Cover and chill. Serve with crackers, chips, or raw vegetables. Yield: About 1 1/4 cups Continue reading
Posted Jun 4, 2016 at Bless This Little Kitchen
For salads and things...dress up whatever you like! 1 1/2 cups cottage cheese 1/2 cup prepared French Dressing 1/4 cup crumbled bleu cheese 1 tablespoon prepared horseradish In a small mixing bowl, beat cottage cheese until smooth. Slowly beat in French dressing, bleu cheese, and horseradish. Cover and chill. Use as desired. Yield: 2 cups Continue reading
Posted Jun 4, 2016 at Bless This Little Kitchen
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This step will finish the center field of the Non-Traditional Setting for the Benjamin Franklin Mystery Quilt. We will offer the finishing steps broken down into sewing steps, much like... Continue reading
Posted May 22, 2016 at Erik HOMEMADE
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Hello everyone I have a bit of disappointing news for today...the photos of the 2 Benjamin Franklin quilts are not ready...the quilts are, but the photos aren't. My original intent... Continue reading
Posted May 22, 2016 at Erik HOMEMADE