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MooseStash Quilting. Barrister's Block. Quilting Blog,Tutorials and Quilt Patterns. Archie the wonder dog. Sewingdistrict.com. !Sew WE Quilt! BaconThenEggs. Crocheted rug. Although the holidays are rapidly approaching, the call for a new rug was in order yesterday. Remembering one of those PIGS (projects in grocery sacks) under my stairs, I started digging them thru things to find it. It was oh so close to being finished. A movie marathon last night managed to give me just enough time to complete it! Yeah one less PIG laying around. If you have never made one of these rugs, there is really not much better to be had out there. First snip a slit about 1" up from the end of your fabrics. Then line up the 2 pieces. Take the opposite end of one of the pieces and fold it up a bit. Here is the trick. So here's what it will look like once they 2 ends are pulled together. A little tug on the ends and it locks nicely into place.
I like to have a good size ball of fabric connected before I start my crocheting, but it is very simple to add as you go. A "P" size crochet hook or #15 is what I use, so it tends to grow quite quickly. The size and shape is up to you. Quilting Board. Bunny Tales. Straight Line Quilting...Hints and Tips. I love straight line quilting.
For me it has a clean, modern feel with a simplicity that I love. The possible combinations of straight lines are endless. Many of you have asked for information on straight line quilting, so I've put together a mini tutorial on how I straight line quilt. I dislike marking quilts. I find that my lines are never quite where I want them to be, so my solution is painter's tape. The first step is to place the first piece of tape. I usually lay my tape approximately where I want it, then I take out any of the basting pins that are in the way. When I first started straight line quilting I sewed with the needle right next to the tape. GENERATIONS Quilt Patterns, Your 24/7 Online Quilt Teacher. The Grateful Stitcher. Freebies.
Churn Dash & Stars. That girl... That quilt. SEW-lutions guidelines for sewing. Double Friendship Star. Amy's Passions. Wallet Tutorial « that*darn*kat. Looking for other crafty inspirations? Check out the patterns I have for sale in my Etsy Shop. Here is a little tutorial to show how I make my quilted fabric wallets. There are quite a few tutorials out there for little card cases or zipper pouch wallets, but I prefer the traditional “place for everything” wallet.
My wallet here has eight credit card slots, two pockets for bills/receipts, and a double-snap closure. Start by gathering up the materials you’ll need. You will need the following: rotary cutter, mat, grid rulerscissorsthreadsewing machine3-4 #14 Universal sewing machine needles. Here are the dimensions you will use when you cut your fabric pieces: Ludlow Quilt and Sew. — Jo's Country Junction. Quiltville's Quips & Snips!!
Four Patch Snowball. This is really an easy block.
It doesn't make that glorious a quilt alone, but interesting when combined with some of the other 2011 BOMs. (see below) If you have trouble sewing a straight line, mark a line diagonally from corner to corner on the wrong side of each one of your 3 inch red squares. Now place a marked red square right sides together with a 5 1/2 inch background square. Sew on the line you marked. Press to the darker fabric. Sew a 5 1/2 by 2 1/2 inch strip of the black between two of the 5 1/2 inch squares as shown. Sew together the middle row This pattern can be used for personal use only and can not be used commercially without the owner's permission. Four Patch Chain © Delaware Quilts July 2009. !Sew WE Quilt! Quilt Monster in my Closet. Quilt Top Roundup 2012 « patchwork crafts, quilt patterns for beginners, tutorials, free patterns.
So, after thinking about what i could do this year as my constant— 2010- Focus Fridays, 2011- Trunk Show Tuesday….I thought why try to do something new when you have a TON of quilting to get done this year!!!
Remember this post? I'll quickly recap for you—got the pile of quilt tops out, with a new wholesale roll of batting and cut, cut, and then counted. 30 quilt tops– not counting ones that were hiding. There you have it…..it's a done deal. Let's start this year with Quilt Top Roundup!! Yeeehaaah! Links won't be active until after the post is there– Sewhooked. Waste Not Wednesdays. The confused quilter.