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PatchworkPottery. Modern Quilts, Home Decor, and Handcrafted Clothing — Fresh Lemons Modern Quilts. Sarah stitched. Hexa Go-Go by Tacha Bruecher. I'm posting today as part of the blog tour for Tacha Bruecher 's new book, Hexa Go-Go , which is a fabulous collection of quilt projects featuring English paper pieced hexagons. You can find a schedule of the other blog tour posts here . I think it's always exciting to learn a new technique, and I can happily say that Hexa Go-Go taught me how to do English paper piecing with hexagons.

Like so many of us, I've been seeing the gorgeous EPP projects on Flickr for years, but I hadn't attempted it until now. The how-to instructions in Hexa Go-Go are straightforward and comprehensive. My favorite thing about Tacha's Getting Started With Hexagons chapter is that she describes multiple ways of completing certain steps, along with pros and cons of the different methods. If you're feeling ambitious, Tacha has created some really incredible large-scale hexagon compositions (including gorgeous American Flag and Union Jack quilts).

Thank you, Tacha, for teaching me a new skill. Geta's Quilting Studio. Or how to turn dresden fan blocks into octagons.

Geta's Quilting Studio

I wanted octagons because it is easy to turn them into squares. My dresden fan blocks have 24 wedges. I use a 15 degre fan ruler to make them. An octagon has 8 sides so all I have to do is to turn 3 sides of the dresden block into 1.The first step is simple. Step2 Rotate the block counter clockwise and cut the next 3 sides. Step 3 (picture below). Home of Kansas City Star QUILTS. Tutorial. I looked up "Tween" online to make sure my daughter fit the category and laughed out loud when I read Urban Dictionary's definition of a "Tween"...


"A creature that is said to be between 9-12, who for some reason have immense 'confidence' in themselves" Yes, my daughter is a tween. Though I do have to say she's a pretty awesome little tween, and it's no wonder she wants everyone to know it. I can't think of a better age to be a girl (maybe 33, I'm having quite a lot of fun right now!). She's old enough for sleepovers and nail polish, but young enough for teddy bears and kisses good night.

Recently P moved out of the bedroom she shared with her little sister and into her very own room. After making this I decided our living room could use a couple too, as well as The Boy and Little C... it's that comfortable! Walk the {Quilted} Line. Cut to Pieces. Why Not Sew? Blue Elephant Stitches. Handmade Quilt Patterns on Etsy - Quilting patterns for traditional, modern, patchwork quilts.

EmmmyLizzzy. Tallgrass Prairie Studio. » Welcome. I’m more than just a pretty face.

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I am a Quilter. I design quilts and have my own Pattern Publishing company, SimpleArts. Fun with stripes- Quilting Tutorial. Probably many of us like using strip piecing in our quilts.

Fun with stripes- Quilting Tutorial

But how about using striped fabrics ? Instead of piecing strips use some striped fabrics... Lately I have played a little more with such fabrics and I love them. And I love even more what I can make with them. The fabric I used for this tutorial is a heavy cotton canvas from Ikea. I always prewash these fabrics because they shrink. Esch House Quilts. Courthouse41. Moda Bake Shop. Spiderweb Block Sew-Along. Elizabeth is back with our Week Two Sew-Along project.

Spiderweb Block Sew-Along

Every Monday throughout Quilting Month II Elizabeth Hartman from Oh, Fransson! Will show you how to create a new block. You can choose to make one block or many, and you can play along every week or just once or twice! After you enjoy today’s Spiderweb Block tutorial, be sure to visit Oh, Fransson! For Quilt Making Basics, Quilt Patterns, Quilt-Alongs and more. If you’re sewing along we want to see what you create! Hot Cross Buns. I'm thrilled to bring you a pattern for a child-sized quilt -- not quite a lap size, but bigger than a baby quilt and long enough to cover the toes of your grade-schooler.

Hot Cross Buns

For fabric requirements for a larger sized quilt, please visit my blog. 1 Layer Cake of Amelia by Me and My Sister Designs1.5 yards of sashing (white with black dots, # 22167 17)0.5 yards of binding (purple stripe, #22165 14)1.5 yards of backing (flannel purple flowers, #22161 14F) Cutting:from sashing:cut 18 strips Width of Fabric (WOF) that are 1.5" widecut 5 strips WOF that are 2.5" widefrom binding:cut 5 strips WOF that are 2.5" wideChoose 20 of your layer cake squares to go in the quilt.

Bijou lovely: the circle quilt tutorial, part one: creating your blocks. Update: I've re-written this tutorial, you can find the new one here!

bijou lovely: the circle quilt tutorial, part one: creating your blocks.

But you can still use this old one if you prefer instead :)Thank you all so much for the wonderful comments on the circle quilt! It seems like there is an interest for a tutorial, so here it is. I'm going to split it into a few posts because there are a lot of steps. Step 1: Pick out your fabrics! Olive and ollie. The Last Piece. Quilting Blogs & Websites. Cathedral window pillow tutorial - Warmth in the North. I couldn't find a tutorial on cathedral window pillows anywhere so I decided to make one of my own.

cathedral window pillow tutorial - Warmth in the North

If anything needs clarification please let me know and I'll try to fix things. It is very picture heavy but I'm hoping that will make things as clear as possible. You will need... 14 inch pillow form. Cathedral Window. Here it is, Septembers block of the month.

Cathedral Window

Finally. The title of this post should really be “adventures in sewing”. I have to say, I love how this block looks, but until I find yet another way to do this, I think this will be my only cathedral window for awhile, although I did find some short cuts that I haven’t seen discussed elsewhere. In this tutorial I will give the measurements and instructions for making a cathedral window block for the quilt along. At the end I will have a lot of links to different tutorials, all of which I read before doing this one to find what might work best. Directions First off you will need to choose a background fabric (in my case I chose white) and cut yourself 4 – 12 1/2” squares. 1. 3. Cathedral Window Quilt Tutorial. Andrea creates. Faux Cathedral Block Tutorial. Cathedral Window Quilt Tutorial. The Cathedral Window Quilt pattern is gorgeous.

Cathedral Window Quilt Tutorial

The Origami-like folding of fabric, the jewel like tones of the "windows", the layers of fabric and stitching - all combine to create an amazing, complex looking quilt. The reality is that the process is not that hard, and with a little learning and patience, you can do it quite easily. A Stellar Block - Quilting In The Rain. I hope you all had a wonderful holiday! Thank you to all that participated in my November fabric giveaway - the winner has been drawn and I've emailed them directly. On a different note, here's a block tutorial that will be featured on Sew We Quilt on the 30th - just wanted to share it with you all first! This block is a different take on the cathedral window design and uses only charm squares (pre-cut 5" squares). There are so many crafting possibilities with this quick and easy block! Pat Bravo - Fat Quarter Shop's Jolly Jabber.

The Fat Quarter Shop is excited to welcome Pat Bravo to the Jolly Jabber. Pat’s latest fabric collection is Poetica from Art Gallery Fabrics. Q: What was the first seed that grew into the Poetica collection? Jan myers-newberry. Maybe this is the week of the hyphenated artists! Jan myers-newberry is one of those talented, unique, individuals who quietly leaves her mark, breaks fresh trails, and leaves people in awe of her work. yet try to find out anything about her on the internet and it is literally a matter of piecing together bits here and shreds there, but somehow - like her quilts - in assembling the pieces, the whole reveals a deep presence. an impact. a strong, deep talent that has embedded itself in the quilting world, jan is known for her lyrical, geometric, pieced quilts using shibori fabrics of her creation. many of her finished pieces show aspects of the work of victor vasarely, as well as joseph albers and other op artists including bridget riley. but first: what’s shibori?

In Color Order - Modern Quilting. One Pretty Thing - DIY craft tutorials. Geta's Quilting Studio. Notions. Sewtakeahike. This weekend was a productive one! Besides some painting in our downstairs, I managed to hand bind a pretty large quilt and sew a couple of quilt tops together. For this top, I used scraps and orphan blocks. It was completely liberating to make! Threads of Loveliness. Diary of a Quilter: Table Runner Tutorial. Mmmm... More Japanese Quilt Block Pillows. Circle of Geese Block tutorial.... Hey Everyone!! Threads of Loveliness. Quilting Blogs from Poland / Quilting Bloggers, Quilting Gallery. Walk the {Quilted} Line. The Drawing Board. Welcome to the World Wide Quilting Page. Ink and spindle. Quilt Dad: orbc quilt-along. Thank you all so much for the wonderful feedback you've been leaving me on my last tutorial.

I am so glad to hear that I've been able to help so many new quilters (and even some older, but new-to-wonky quilters!) Get started on this new project. Im Just A Guy Who Quilts: Bundles of Joy Quilt { A Tutorial } Ryan Walsh Quilts: Dresden Wedges Mug Rug Tutorial { Made Using A Bliss Candy Bar by Moda Fabrics } I was contacted last week by Jill, a member of the Denver Sewing Collective, a community group in Denver, Colorado. Currently 130 members strong, the Collective proudly promotes community, shopping local and the wonderful art of sewing. They meet 2-3 times a month doing various projects or often times just to sew and get together with like-minded sewing fanatics.

Finished Paintbox Quilt. Happy Zombie. Bee In My Bonnet. Sew Sweetness. Pink Penguin. Oval Mug Mat « My Sweet Prairie. Amy Butler Design. Gayle Brindley's Blog.

In Color Order. A string quilt block tutorial – paper pieced method. I’m so blown away by all the wonderful comments on my string quilt, now aptly named ‘Kaleidoscope’ (many thanks to Kerri who was the first to suggest it, followed by 9 others of you who had the same thought!) The Quilter's Cache - Marcia Hohn's free quilt patterns! Stitchery Dickory Dock. A Quilting Life. Spun Sugar Quilts. Sew This is My Life. Happy Quilting. Two More Seconds: mug rug madness. Little Lady Patchwork. A Quilting Life. Gen X Quilters. Handmade by Alissa.

Diary of a Quilter - a quilt blog. Cut to Pieces. Moda Bake Shop. P.s. i quilt. 23 secrets for stress-free quilting. Ideas for Quilting. Crazy mom quilts. Cluck Cluck Sew. Missouri Star Quilt Company - Everything Quilting Under One Roof. Sew Mama Sew! Charise Creates.

Taniwa. Quilting Gallery, Patchwork, Quilts, Quilting Blogs, Free Patterns, Guest Bloggers, Quilt Shops, Quilting Tutorials. Pink Stitches. ROXANE LESSA. Sewing Patterns, Free Sewing Tutorials, and Recycled Military Uniform Designs. Lazy Gal Quilting. Red Pepper Quilts.