seehowwesew.wordpress 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! Let’s get right to it: If you love scrappy quilts, vintage sewing machines, travel, mystery quilts, and free patterns, you’ve come to the right place. Leah Day—another generous quilter/blogger—originally set out to design 365 free-motion quilting designs and then post a short video showing how to do each of them. Tons and tons of great quilty tutorial videos here! This is a great little twist on the 1600 Jelly Roll quilt that is so popular right now—except that you don’t need to use a Jelly Roll! The quilter’s knot is really a very simple thing, but trying to explain it in written form with illustrations is pretty challenging. My quilt guild (The Busy Bee Quilters of Snohomish, Washington) holds an annual Quilt Olympics every year. Naturally, we like to think that we belong on this list!
Heartspun Quilts ~ Pam Buda A World of Beauty in Detail | 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.
Quilting Board Keeping u n Stitches Quilting | SMILE IF YOU'RE A QUILTER During Quiet Time — 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… … and I’d love to show you my technique of how to make this simple spool block! We need a few supplies: Fabrics – I used one JellyBean Mini Charm pack (2-1/2″ squares) but you can use any fabric cut to any size squares as long as all squares are the same size. Thread - Aurifil 2370. Choose your fabrics. You need 5 squares, 2 light, 2 dark, 1 accent. Place the light squares on top of the dark squares, right sides together. Use your rotary to cut the square sets in half as shown above to create 2 strip sets. Save one set of strips to the side. Draw a diagonal line across all 4 of your small square sets. Using chain sewing, stitch on this line for all 4 small square sets. Next we will sew the pieces into rows.
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