Unraveled: Quilter’s Apps Reviewed By My Mom

March 30, 2012

By Megan Dougherty   This humor article first appeared in a slightly different format on The Bitchy Stitcher. Once again, we emphasize that Megan makes all this stuff up. Supposedly. A few months ago my husband and I got iPads. this was the result of a bonus he had received from work, which was given [...]

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Unraveled: A Quilting Glossary 2.0

January 16, 2012

By Megan Dougherty Appliqué – A method of covering up mistakes. Not foolproof, however, as there is no method for covering up the mistakes made while appliquéing. Beer helps, though. Backing – The material used for the back of a quilt. If a friend is doing longarm quilting for you, it must be 2 inches [...]

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Unraveled: My First Quilt

December 15, 2011

By Megan Dougherty I remember the day I finished my first quilt like it was yesterday. It was yesterday, actually, so that’s why I remember it so well. But still, the experience is burned in my memory and it will probably take a good six months of therapy before I’m ready to try that again. [...]

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Unraveled: My New Fabric Line

November 14, 2011

by Megan Dougherty   I am so excited to finally be able to share with you the incredible news that I am coming out with my very own fabric line! I know this probably comes as quite a surprise since I can barely operate a sewing machine without supervision and I have the color sense [...]

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Unraveled: Welcome to the Sew Sassy Stitchers

October 17, 2011

NOTE: All of Megan Dougherty’s Unraveled columns are works of humorous fiction.  Hello! If you’ve found this website, you’re doing better than we are, because Sara Henson was supposed to register the URL, but apparently she spelled something wrong, and no one can find it now. So if you could copy it down and email [...]

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Unravelled: The Break-Up

September 19, 2011

By Megan DoughertyDear Sew-Rite Model X400, It’s not you; it’s me. Okay, I take that back. It is you. This just isn’t working out for me. I’m sure that you’re the perfect machine for somebody, maybe somebody who drinks a lot or talks to imaginary people, but you’re just not right for me. I should [...]

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Unraveled: Quilting With Kids

August 15, 2011

Quilting with your kids is a great way to spend time with your family, bond over something creative, and share the joy that can only come from—Tyler! What are you doing to the cat? That is not a crayon sharpener and you know it. Put the crayon down. No, not there! Not there, either. Tyler, [...]

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Unravelled: Oh, Mom!

July 18, 2011

Modern Quilting: A Discussion With My Mom by Megan Dougherty   Me: Hey, Mom! Guess what? My mom: (Gasp!) You’re pregnant! Me: What? No! Why is that always the first thing out of your mouth when I say, “Guess what?” My mom: Because you’re 34 and I have no grandchildren. It’s probably all that exercising [...]

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