DYO Quilt Sew Along: How to Design Your Own Quilt | Sew Mama Sew
Sarah Schraw of Sarah Quilts shows you how easy it can be to design your own sampler quilt in our Spring Sew Along...
Free Motion Quilting Sample Book
I'm teaching a Free Motion Quilting class starting in April at my LQS, Heartstrings and Heirlooms. I finished up the class sample over the weekend. In the class the students will do larger samples, but I needed a small book of designs to advertise the class. As you can see in the above end view, I used three different types of batting for my sample book - Quilter's Dream 100% Cotton, Hobbs 80/20 (80% cotton and 20% polyester), and a 100% wool. I used a tutorial from a recent Quilting Arts…
How to Make a Perfect Log Cabin Quilt Block
The Log Cabin Quilt Block is one of those perfect blocks. Once mastered, you can stop there because it is almost impossible to run out of ways to make unique log cabin quilts. It's ideal for strip piecing and perfectly suited for using up scraps. #freelogcabinquiltpattern #logcabinquiltblock #logcabinquiltlayout #simplelogcabinquiltblock | seasonedhomemaker.com
FMQ weekly: Peapods quilting design
I like to name my free-motion designs, even though I always wonder if I'll choose one that someone else has used, or even one that I've alre...
In Search of Balance
For the first time ever, I decided to work from a photograph. I selected an arty foliage photo my husband had shot and changed it to a black and white image. For the background fabric I selected 20 squares of various dark prints. I made paper patterns for the leaves, fused fabrics, cut out the leaves and ironed them onto the background. As this process was proceeding, I kept having misgivings about it, but hubby assured me it was fine, so I then sewed the leaves on and when finished, I knew…
FMQ Weekly: Loopy Lines design for beginning quilters
I was thinking about what I can do to help all the beginners who are just taking up free-motion quilting right now. I decided to share a design that I often get new quilters trying in their first clas
Your Basic Quilting Questions Answered: Part I - Suzy Quilts
A beginner quilting blog series that answers all of your basic sewing questions. Have you wondered how to pin so your seams always match? Let me show you!
PAF 2015, #1 - "Les petits bonheurs de Miss T"
Ce blog est consacré à mes loisirs: voyages, photos, cinéma, lecture, expositions, spectacles culturels, encadrement, cartonnage, point de croix, mosaïque, tricot, couture, laine feutrée, crochet, broderie selon Léa Stansal, bref,... et le thé
Step-by-Step Texture Quilting
Christina Cameli’s newest book, Step-by-Step Texture Quilting, takes you on an adventure in texture as she shows you how to create a wide variety of free-motion and walking-foot designs.She notes: “Quilted textures have a way of drawing you in and making you want to touch the quilt. They bring out the best in the piecing. The play of shadow and light delights even nonquilters, grabbing their attention and inspiring appreciation for the skill involved.”Not sure which design to try first?…