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Crazy mom quilts

Crazy mom quilts

Quilting Tutorials and Fabric Creations | Quilting In The Rain You all asked for it, so here it is! A binding/blind stitching tutorial just for you. :) Thanks for your patience...though binding is something I do regularly, this tutorial took a lot of thought. I try to stay away from posting lengthy and wordy tutorials, so I tried my best while still trying to depict everything clearly. Part I of this tutorial is how to attach the binding to your quilt top, and Part II is how to blind stitch. I made videos of me blind stitching in hopes it would be easier to learn. Also, I wanted to say that I'm a self taught quilter, therefore my way of binding and blind stitching might not be as traditional. One last thing (so much for not wanting to post wordy tutorials :-p), this tutorial is just one way to bind. As shown below, sew the strips together to create the length of binding you will need to bind the perimeter of your quilt. Trim the corner off making sure it's 1/4 inch away from the diagonal line you stitched: Then press flat with an iron:

McCall's Quilting Blog Diane Harris designed the Very Merry pattern for the latest issue of McCall’s Quick Quilts, October/November 2017. Diane is a past editor of Quiltmaker, recently launching her own company, Stash Bandit. Go to to see more of what’s happening with Diane. In the meantime, we asked her to tell us the design backstory of Very Merry. Before I was a quilt designer, I often wondered how others came up with original ideas. Then about 10 years ago, I read an article in Quilters Newsletter, and I had an epiphany. The article described how one artist had struggled, made, unmade, worked, reworked, sewn, unsewn, conceived, trashed, remade again and eventually finished her one-of-a-kind quilt. It takes time and effort to bring them up, to see them through to fruition. The idea for Very Merry came to me in bits and pieces, and that’s what I’m sharing today. I wondered, “What would happen if the points were smaller?” I started thinking about using the stars in a quilt layout.

Diary of a Quilter - a quilt blog Garden Fence I first played with this block last Summer when I was inspired by the pillows on the cover of Martha Stewart Living. Shannon from Pieceful Quilter named it "Garden Fence" and the name stuck. Well, my top's finally done and I'm happy with the color combination of golds, yellows, grays and white. (how do you spell gray - grey or gray?) This cold weather and snow is continuing to ruin my photography, so here's the best I can do. It's a super easy quilt to make and I think it would be awesome in lots of color combinations (Gray and pink, gray and aqua...) Here are the cutting dimensions for one block that finishes at 10" (10 1/2" unfinished): Center square: 4 1/2" x 4 1/2" Outer rectangles: 4 - 2 1/2" x 3" and 4 - 2 1/2" x 5" White: 2 - 1 1/2" x 4 1/2"; 2 - 1 1/2" x 6 1/2"; and 4 - 1 1/2" x 2 1/2" To piece the block: Sew the white 4 1/2" and 6 1/2" rectangles to opposite sides of the center square.Sew the white 2 1/2" rectangles between 2 outer rectangles; add these to the center pieced square.

Basic Granny Square Pattern | Little Tin Bird As promised, here is my pattern for the Basic Granny Square. I didn’t invent this pattern in the slightest, (obviously) but I’m going to show you step by step how to make the basic granny square. When I started to learn I couldn’t find a pattern that I could understand easily and so I hope to change that by doing one with lots of pictures :-) This is the pattern I used to make the squares for the Granny Alice blanket (above). For this pattern, you will need to know how to chain stitch, and how to make a UK treble (TR) stitch. If you don’t know how to make a TR stitch, have a look HERE. I am using Rowan Handknit Cotton DK (and a 4mm hook) to write this pattern as I think it’s easier to see the stitches with cotton than wool. Basic Granny Square Pattern. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. You may wish to block your squares. I hope this pattern is of some help to you anyway :) xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

Lazy Gal Quilting MissouriQuiltCo's Channel‬‏ This is an ad we are running for our Quilter's Daily Deal, the link she is pointing to when she says click here is -­uiltingspecials This took us almost 8 hours to film, and another 8 hours to prepare all the props for it. It was hard because we had to do it all in one take, so we would get almost all the way through, then one sign wouldn't go up right or something goofy and we'd have to start all over. Mom did so good not being distracted, we had 5 helpers on the sides doing signs and props. The confetti and balloons at the end were held up with a needle pinned to the ceiling, and on the very last take, when Sarah yanked the needle, it stuck her right in the face, she didn't shout out or anything, and is fine now, so that's the take we used, but still, we all laughed at the craziness of it all! We are really excited to be telling the story of what we do, this video is a fun start. Thanks a lot for taking a look, we hope you'll share it!

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