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Schoolhouse Designs
I'm a pattern designer and sewing, embroidery, EQ instructor.
Interests: Sewing, knitting, crocheting, golfing, biking, sometimes just hanging around.
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It's Thursday and time for another round of the 2018 My Happy Place Row Along. One of today's designers is Marian from Seams to be Sew! She is the person who works so hard every year to bring this event... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Miss Loreen's Schoolhouse
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Here we are at Day Five of our 2018 My Happy Place Row Along series. Are you enjoying all of the different patterns you are downloading? Here are today's designers' links! Be sure to click on the designer's name to... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Miss Loreen's Schoolhouse
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It's day four already of our My Happy Place Row Along. That's lots of free patterns that you have already been able to download. Plus, all the giveaways!! WOW! Have you been having a grand time visiting all of the... Continue reading
Posted Sep 14, 2018 at Miss Loreen's Schoolhouse
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How are you doing visiting all of the sites and collecting free patterns? Have you entered for the free drawings? Hope you are having a great time following along with the 2018 Row Along. Here's today's new designers and patterns!... Continue reading
Posted Sep 11, 2018 at Miss Loreen's Schoolhouse
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It's a new day for meeting designers and getting more free patterns for the 2018 My Happy Place Row Along!! Did you visit everyone on Tuesday? I hope you did. There are so many talented designers and fun and creative... Continue reading
Posted Sep 6, 2018 at Miss Loreen's Schoolhouse
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Today we start our 2018 Row Along. The theme is "My Happy Place". Each Tuesday and Thursday from now through October 9th, I will post the designers and links to their sites so you can download the free patterns offered... Continue reading
Posted Sep 4, 2018 at Miss Loreen's Schoolhouse
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The annual Row Along starts September 4th!! Are you ready? This year's theme is "My Happy Place". We have 47 bloggers who have designed some beautiful Rows for you to download and stitch. Remember, all of the patterns are free... Continue reading
Posted Sep 3, 2018 at Miss Loreen's Schoolhouse
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Wow! Didn't the summer go fast! It did for me! With back to school time, I needed to make some labels for Caspian's book bag, lunch box, etc. I was also looking for a way to print on ribbon for... Continue reading
Posted Sep 2, 2018 at Miss Loreen's Schoolhouse
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If you were following along with Sewing with Nancy's 2017 Block of the Month, here are the last two blocks and a picture of the finished quilt. November 2017 BOM December 2017 BOM Finished Quilt! Did you work on this... Continue reading
Posted Apr 27, 2018 at Miss Loreen's Schoolhouse
I had a chance to create a short video tutorial on the applique stitching I did on the Penny Haren block. The video is only a couple of minutes long so be sure to click below to watch it. If... Continue reading
Posted Apr 25, 2018 at Miss Loreen's Schoolhouse
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I met Penny many years ago while she was teaching from her then new book Pieced Applique and I was teaching EQ. You will notice on the inscription from Penny to me that I was teaching EQ 6 at the... Continue reading
Posted Apr 23, 2018 at Miss Loreen's Schoolhouse
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Have you been following along with the Sewing with Nancy Block of the Month? There are only a few months left so be sure to check it out. Here's a few blocks to get you inspired. Click HERE to go... Continue reading
Posted Oct 30, 2017 at Miss Loreen's Schoolhouse
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Today is the last day for patterns from bloggers and you have one week to finish getting them downloaded before this event ends. Next Tuesday is Show and Tell day. Be sure to visit because you will get great ideas... Continue reading
Posted Oct 5, 2017 at Miss Loreen's Schoolhouse
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Can you believe how much time has gone by since we started the 2017 Christmas Caroling Row Along? Have you been downloading the beautiful free patterns? There certainly have been a wide variety to choose from! Do you have some... Continue reading
Posted Oct 2, 2017 at Miss Loreen's Schoolhouse
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Congratulations to the following people who won the Moda Fabrics Snow Berry 5-Inch Charm Pack: Cynthia H Pauline P Beth T Mary F Congratulations to all of you! All of the winners for each of the giveaways are listed at... Continue reading
Posted Oct 2, 2017 at Miss Loreen's Schoolhouse
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Wow! Can you believe it's already the eighth day of the 2017 Christmas Caroling Row Along! There's one w eek to go and then there will be some show and tell!! Won't that be fun to see so be sure... Continue reading
Posted Sep 28, 2017 at Miss Loreen's Schoolhouse
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Just a reminder to everyone that I have to end the free pattern download for my row in the 2017 Christmas Caroling Row Along tomorrow so be sure to get your download today. This is for all designers' patterns so... Continue reading
Posted Sep 27, 2017 at Miss Loreen's Schoolhouse
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It's the seventh day of the 2017 Christmas Caroling Row Along! Have you been visiting the designers and collecting these beautiful patterns? Today's rows are as cute as can be! Just click on the pictures to go to that designer's... Continue reading
Posted Sep 26, 2017 at Miss Loreen's Schoolhouse
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It's my turn to reveal my 2017 Christmas Caroling Row Along pattern!! My pattern is based on the song "Up On The Rooftop". I've heard this song every Christmas season for as long as I can remember. It's a happy... Continue reading
Posted Sep 20, 2017 at Miss Loreen's Schoolhouse
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Wow! This is the third week of the 2017 Christmas Caroling Row Along. I hope all of you are having a great time reading each designer's story and downloading the great free patterns. Have you won any of the giveaways... Continue reading
Posted Sep 19, 2017 at Miss Loreen's Schoolhouse
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Are you having fun collecting all the beautiful patterns for the 2017 Christmas Caroling Row Along? Here's four new patterns for you to download. Be sure to read each designer's story and leave a kind comment or thanks! Don't forget... Continue reading
Posted Sep 14, 2017 at Miss Loreen's Schoolhouse
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Here we are again! Have you been following along with the 2017 Christmas Caroling Row Along? Have you made any rows yet? Deciding which rows to use in a quilt is going to be really difficult because they are all... Continue reading
Posted Sep 12, 2017 at Miss Loreen's Schoolhouse
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Have you been following along with my 2017 BOM? The September Newsletter will go out in the n ext few days with the free September paper piecing block so be sure to watch your email and download your free pattern.... Continue reading
Posted Sep 10, 2017 at Miss Loreen's Schoolhouse
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Today you have five new free patterns from five different designers! I hope that you are making sure to download these patterns while they are free and, of course, leave a kind word in the comments for each designer. The... Continue reading
Posted Sep 7, 2017 at Miss Loreen's Schoolhouse
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Here are pictures of the free pattern rows from yesterday. Aren't they great! You can click on each row picture to go get your free pattern, leave a nice comment for the designer and sign up for the giveaways. Quilting... Continue reading
Posted Sep 6, 2017 at Miss Loreen's Schoolhouse