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QA BlockQuiltsReboot FINAL. Sew Scatterbrained: tutorials & patterns. Last year, I downloaded the "Paint It" FPP pattern by ipatchandquilt on Craftsy in an attempt to get over my paper piecing aversion.

Sew Scatterbrained: tutorials & patterns

After many diligent hours of work, I completed the block, but couldn't decide what to do with it. A year later, I picked it back up and used it at the center for a scrappy Rainbow Medallion. Name: Rainbow Medallion Size: 50" squareFabric: Assorted scraps and solidsPattern: Rainbow Medallion Quilting: Custom w/ gray & white Aurifil 50wt Completed: December 2015 I thought I'd share a rough tutorial so you guys can make your own Rainbow Medallion. You will need: A ton of rainbow scraps / FQs / FEsThe Paint It pattern ($1.49 on Craftsy) - print (4) copies of the templatesGray/Dark fabric for paint tubes (I don't know exact yardage, but .5 yard should be more than enough)At least 2 yds of white fabric.25 yd of solid fabric for border #6 Start by making the Paint It block.

Border #1 - Solid White. On The Go Quilting. Today I’m going to do a tutorial on Wool Applique from pdf to completed block.

On The Go Quilting

I’ll show you how I… Friday Finds is a regular weekly feature of On the Go Quilting. How to Make Quilts Better in 10 Simple Steps. Modern quilters are often criticized for making quilts that are long on style but short on precision.

How to Make Quilts Better in 10 Simple Steps

As we embrace improv quilting and modern designs we may be forgetting some of the steps needed to create a great quilt. I realize we aren’t all entering our quilts into shows, but we do want the quilts we spend hours upon hours creating to last. As a self-taught quilter with only a few years of experience, I found Cheryl Arkison’s tips for making better quilts really helpful. Cheryl has seen hundreds of modern quilts up close and personal by teaching and as a judge for QuiltCon 2016. Bijou Lovely. TUTORIALS. I hope you enjoy these free tutorials!


You'll find quilting projects, bags, and projects for your home as well as informational series and recipes. Feel free to add photos of your projects to the In Color Order Flickr Group or use the tag #jenibaker on Instagram. Terms of Use: You may sell items made using my tutorials or patterns on a small home scale only.

This includes charity events, craft shows, Etsy, etc. No mass commercial production. Tutorials. Cotton Way. Simplify. Today's Tutorial: Free Leggings Pattern and Fabric Pumpkins. Cluck Cluck Sew. Quiltville's Quips & Snips!! PLEASANT HOME. Bee In My Bonnet. 2015 New Quilt Bloggers Blog Hop - Orchid Owl Quilts. Today I’m participating in the 2015 New Quilt Bloggers Blog Hop.

2015 New Quilt Bloggers Blog Hop - Orchid Owl Quilts

If today is your first visit to my blog, Welcome! My name is Vicki and I’m a longarm quilting addict. TUTORIALS AND PATTERNS. The Crafty Quilter - Quilting tips and inspiration. Bonnie K Hunter's Quiltville! - Home. She Sews! the Sew Can She blog. Tutorial: How to make a patchwork quilt. Over the last few months I've had a couple of emails asking me about quilting from people relatively new to sewing.

Tutorial: How to make a patchwork quilt

Various questions have come up: how much fabric does one need to buy? How big should a quilt be? What order does one construct it in? They're all difficult questions to answer without knowing what pattern the person may end up working from. So for this post I've put together the instructions to make a very simple quilt, that will hopefully be just right for someone new to these things. Sanity warning: I think that what's intrinsically lovely about a homemade quilt is the love and care that has gone into making it, and once your family or friends are snuggled beneath one of your quilts any slight imperfections will only add to the charm, so do try not to become dispirited if perfectly aligned seams elude you at first. Fort Worth Fabric Studio. Free Bed Quilt Patterns. It’s official: you’ve got a big crush on little quilts (fabric giveaway!)

Get ready for some BIG fun during the Little Gems Blog Hop!

It’s official: you’ve got a big crush on little quilts (fabric giveaway!)

We’re happy to help author Connie Kauffman kick off her hop with several five-star reviews of the book—all from quilters like you—plus a big giveaway! So why all the quilty buzz about these tiny treasures? You can make each striking 12″ x 12″ quilt entirely from your scrap stashGet the ultimate in accuracy with paper piecing—these small quilts are perfect for practicing the techniqueFinish the backing and binding with a single fat quarter Follow the hop and you’ll see 10 different bloggers remake the quilts from Little Gems in fabulous fabrics from Island Batik. See the original quilt from the book plus the remake together—you’ll be inspired to whip up your own versions. Irish Chain Quilts by Melissa Corry – Fresh Lemons Modern Quilts. WeAllSew « Little Lady Patchwork. Returning to Blogging...if I Remember How - Orchid Owl Quilts.

So much has happened since I last blogged.

Returning to Blogging...if I Remember How - Orchid Owl Quilts

I don’t even really know where to start. So I guess I’ll just back track to last year and all the changes my family has faced. This is relevant because it’s why I quit blogging, for the most part. Last year was a very stressful year for our family. My husband retired from the Air Force after serving 21 years. The rest of us packed up and headed west to Las Vegas. We arrived in Vegas and immediately focused on buying a house. Looking back, I think it all happened this way for a reason. Blogging wasn’t on my radar for months. I have lots of quilting to share. Saltwater Quilts. Want it, Need it, Quilt! Mini 'X' Quilt Top Tutorial. Here is my completed mini 'x' quilt, first posted here.

Mini 'X' Quilt Top Tutorial

Considering I had difficulty finding a pattern for my mini 'x' quilt, I thought I'd share my process. Supplies needed: block fabric - 12 charm squares (each 5" square) contrasting backing fabric - 1/4 yard border fabric - 1/8 yard 1. Place your charm squares in two stacks, each with six squares, and cut two 5 X 2" strips from each stack. Put one set of each stack aside for now. 2. Quilting Is My Therapy Three Things Machine Quilters Shouldn't Do - Quilting Is My Therapy. Quilts. Photography. Family. Keeping u n Stitches Quilting. Quilt and more at Better Homes and Gardens.

Sew up creative projects with our step-by-step instructions and quilt patterns.

Quilt and more at Better Homes and Gardens

Use these ideas for inspiration. Free Quilt Patterns for Bed-Size Quilts and / Crafts / Sewing / Free Quilt Patterns for Bed-Size Quilts and Throws Free Quilt Patterns for Bed-Size Quilts and Throws Curl up with one of these handmade bed-size quilts and quilted throws … Free Quilt Patterns for Small Quilts / Crafts / Quilting / Free Quilt Patterns for Small Quilts Free Quilt Patterns for Small Quilts Try one of these small quilting projects to add quick style to your home. Use our step … Quilt Patterns We Love… Projects / Quilt Patterns We Love Quilt Patterns We Love We love quilts ! Here you will find a collection ..... Table Runner. Quilting - Quilt Patterns - Learn How to Make Quilts. Quilting Patterns, Easy Quilts, Quilting Lessons and More!

Welcome to Fons & Porter - Free Quilting Patterns, Quilting Tips, Quilting Video How To. Sew Mama Sew! Home page. Seehowwesew.wordpress. Crazy mom quilts. 9 super-cool quilty things on the Internet. Ah, the Internet. So much inspiration, so little time! When I was asked to write a post about exciting quilting sites, I said, “I have to restrict it to 9?”

Seriously, I could have easily made it 90! However, in the interest of time, I will restrain myself. Heartspun Quilts ~ Pam Buda. Quilting Board. Inside Quilters Newsletter. My experience at Market was similar to Lori’s and Mary Kate’s – there was lots to see, plenty of people to meet and reconnect with and cool new things to discover. We’ll be sharing a bunch of new products, techniques, quilts and inspiration in coming issues and blog posts, so stay tuned! But with all the hustle and bustle of Market, it was a pleasure to be able to take a moment to look at the quilts in the small but impressive World of Beauty exhibit which was a little island of calm amidst the busyness of Market business. One fun thing that happened was Bill and I were invited to attend a breakfast and presentation hosted by Olfa, to celebrate the 35th anniversary of the rotary cutter.

It was interesting to see the very first prototype and to learn how this indispensable tool has developed throughout the years. I use my rotary cutter all the time so I am very grateful that the rotary cutter exists to make quilting that much more fun and easy. Yumemi by Maiko Ogawa of Tokyo, Japan. During Quiet Time — Block Rock’n Week 4 – Icky Thump. April 19th, 2013 by Julie Hirt Helloooo Friday! Welcome to Week 4 – this block is the Icky Thump. A Quilting Life. Blog - Quilt Kit. Last Christmas I received a quilt kit as a gift from my mother. Purchased at a local county craft fair, it contained several pre-cut fabric squares, binding and backing fabric. I think that kits like this are nice because they let you jump right into piecing the quilt together, skipping the fabric cutting stage, which is great for those of us with limited budgets / storage since it eliminates the need for special equipment, such as rotary cutters, rulers, mats...

I personally enjoy measuring and cutting fabric, but welcomed the opportunity skip straight to the quilt design this time around. The instructions on the package stated “Randomly sew 20 squares together to make 1 strip. Make 14 strips. I decided that since not all of the fabrics were coordinated, a simple pattern would be best for the quilt top. Dowry. Dowry. (ps. putting the finishing touches on the above pattern today!

Me and My Sister Designs. Giggles In Quilters World! I’ve been getting lots of emails lately asking if I’ve seen the newest issue of Quilters World Magazine. The Virtual Quilting Bee. Quilts Made with Love + Giveaway - Fat Quarter Shop's Jolly Jabber. Free Patterns & Tutorials. Quilting Glue: How to Use Glue in Quilting. Quilts and glue can easily go hand in hand. As odd as that may sound, glue can truly be a quilter’s best friend! To some quilters, this is not a novel concept at all. To others, this sounds downright crazy! Let’s take a look at glue and how it can be a great benefit to those of us who love to sew and quilt. Minick & Simpson.

A Spoonful of Sugar - Make. Bake. Create. Quiet Play: Tutorial: Red Herring Paper Pieced Block. This little paper pieced block was inspired by the clutch pedal in my car – truly! It’s amazing where inspiration strikes. A Modern Quilting Blog » Pile O Fabric. Fabric Giveaway Friday // Aria Lane Pattern Giveaway Sponsor Aria Lane is a modern design company that produces original modern quilt and embroidery patterns for the crafting community.

APQS Longarm Computerized Quilting Systems and Machines Forsale. Laundrybasketquilts. Ever since my original “Friendship Spools” quilt was released in our “Friendship Strips and Scraps” book we have enjoyed exchanging strips, making spools and creating beautiful quilts, pincushions, table runners, etc. This is another one of my favorite spool blocks, it is made from squares… Beaquilter. Quiltville's Quips & Snips!! Green Fairy Quilts. 24 Blocks. Good Morning! We hope that everyone had a very good weekend. Ours was lovely with wonderful with beautiful spring weather, family, and Easter traditions. This morning we'd like to feature three quilts, all different, but with a feel of jeweled light. Thanks go to Grace, Shari, and Susan for sharing them with us. from: Grace Garrett: "Fire Star by Grace Garrett"

The Desperate Housewife's Quilt - Block 17 Swing me around on the Hills hoist. A Father's Day Art Quilt - Ellen's Blog. In celebration of Father's Day, we turn to Dutch quilt artist Anneke de Jong whose work commemorates her father in stitch and fabric. Anneke was kind enough to talk about her work process, inspiration, and how her father influenced her as an artist. Read on to learn more about Anneke's quilt, "Rescue House on Terschelling," which celebrates not only her father, but fond memories of her childhood.

Quilt Lover's Hangout-Ft. Myers, FL - Peas In A Pod. Bonnie & Camille - Fat Quarter Shop's Jolly Jabber. The Sewing Chick. Madrona Road Challenge.