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Quilting Stencils. Zentangle & Quilting Lines. Margas Crafts. Dragonfly in Thread. From the blue chair. For all who ❤ color. Feeling the Christmas Spirit yet? How about a giveaway! Not too much Christmas spirit here yet, this is the first "Christmas-ey" thing I've even considered making this year.

Feeling the Christmas Spirit yet? How about a giveaway!

On Thanksgiving, my sister Donna asked me to make a "traditional" wall hanging of a tree, so here it is. Just have to cut some binding tonight after work and sew it on by machine. Anyone out there doing Zentangle? Zentangles and Quilting. Handmade by Alissa. Bumble Beans Inc. Binding Tutorial. I receive many queries regarding quilt binding, specifically machine stitching the binding, and would like to clarify a few technical, but not difficult, binding matters.

Binding Tutorial

I almost always make continuous cross-grain binding, There are several very informative tutorials available online which are clear and easy to follow. I particularly like the instructions given by Amanda from Crazy Mom Quilts in her quilt binding tutorial which can be found here. I do have a few of my own tips, things that work well for me: Ramblings from a Quilt Shop Owner. A Quilting We Will Go... Quilts + Color. Canton Village Quilt Works. 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.

Hexa Go-Go by Tacha Bruecher

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. Sarah stitched. Olive and ollie. Sheer Inspiration: Stitches » Embroidery Stitches » Pear Blossom Fairy.

Sheer Inspiration: Stitches » Embroidery Stitches » The White Clover Fairy. Embroidered by Di van Niekerk.


Vendors for quilting stuff. Sew Tangled. Quilt Inspiration. Stitchnquilt. Ferne. Carol Taylor Quilt Artist. Country Garden Quiltworks. Magpie Quilts. Demos. Charlotte Ziebarth. Gallery. Barbara Oliver Hartman - Quiltmaker. Fine art in fiber. Laura Cater-Woods Textile & Fiber Artist. My primary recommendation is to read and explore outside of your medium.

Laura Cater-Woods Textile & Fiber Artist

That is, stretch your mind, learn about other points of view. Explore the world. Look at art by painters, sculptors, printmakers as well as in fibers, clay and wood. Art Textiles: contemporary embroideries, story mats and collagraphs. Sue Dennis: textile artist & tutor: Portfolio. Jenny Hearn - Fiber Work Artist. Title: Fissures, Fossils and Fragments Description: I have a broad academic and practical experience in the visual arts.

Jenny Hearn - Fiber Work Artist

In my ‘previous lives’ I have been art teacher, librarian, interior designer, perpetual student, wife and mother, all of which I have pursued with great enthusiasm. Quilting Board.