Shelly made this beautiful Ombre Gems quilt, a pattern by Quilty Love. This is a great Jelly Roll pattern using ombre fabrics. I quilted it with a new floral pantograph called Simple Jacobean, just love how it turned out! I used white So Fine thread and Quilters Dream Blend batting. Took the quilt for a drive to the Barwick Lighthouse. The fall colours made for a perfect backdrop and lightly overcast skies allow me to take picture in directions I normal can't take on sunny days!
Lockport Hand Quilting Pattern Catalog
Hopefully I have scanned these booklet pages at a high enough resolution to allow you to enlarge these small motifs and turn them into patterns.More hand quilting patterns can be found
NEWFO 2013 WISH TO - DO LIST
* Cat Patches Linky Party for 2013 Wish to - do List * This is the kick off to 2013 Newfo Challenge brought to you by Cat Patches! (isn't this button the cutest)? Once again, Barb is hosting this fun challenge to all quilters. If your a quilter that loves to start and not necessarily finish projects then this is THE place to be! WHY? "Starting" is the entire idea driving this challenge and the best part is you don't have to finish a thing! Zip! Nada! Zilch! * This tear I'm going to try to…
How to Quilt by Hand | MOTHER EARTH NEWS
Learn the beautiful art of quilting by hand with these easy techniques. The method is a way to connect with the long tradition of quilting worldwide.
Merry Christmas Eve!
Merry Christmas Eve! I hope you are/were able to enjoy some lovely time with family! I finished a few mini mats in the past few days. I love having projects to bind...it helps me to sit still for a few minutes, which is especially important this time of year. (If my hands aren't busy, I can't sit!) I wasn't planning on making this mini, but I came across the fabric combo and I thought it was too good to pass up! I love these fabrics together and simple is good! As are red polka dots. :) It…
Snow Blossoms quilt pattern
by Lella Boutique (Vanessa Goertzen) Vanessa's "Snow Blossoms" quilt is a celebration of the Nordic snowflake seen in so many lovely wintry textiles. Fat-quarter friendly! Finished quilt size is 83.5" square. See the second photo for fabric requirements. Need fabric? Take a look at collections in stock.
Quilting with Perle Cotton
I have received numerous questions recently about using Perle Cotton for quilting whether by hand or by machine. So, I thought I’d talk a bit about the two techniques. The Faux Sashiko pillo…
tools for Hand Quilting
I learned to hand quilt from Anna Maria Horner's excellent tutorial and Q & A session . Last summer fell in love with the process itself w...
Basic Hand Quilting Techniques | National Quilters Circle
Learn the basics of hand quilting >> www.nationalquilterscircle.com/video/basic-hand-quilting-techniques
Hand Quilting Basics
Hand quilting results in dashed lines of stitches and a quilt with a soft look. Methods of hand quilting vary as much as quilters do. Adapt the techniques that follow to suit your style.