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Matchstick Quilting Tip
Matchstick quilting is a term used to describe straight line quilting placed very close together, about 1/8″ or a matchstick’s width apart. This method can add an interesting texture to any quilt project when used with different colored threads, or in unquilted areas which will appear puffier or more pronounced than areas with matchstick quilting. Click the link to learn more at WeAllSew.com.
Flower Power Kit by Alex Anderson - CLEARANCE
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How to Sign a Quilt
Heather Thomas talks about the importance of documenting your work, and she shows you a few different examples of her own work that she has “signed” by sewing her name directly into the quilt. You can make your name stand out by sewing it in high-contrast thread against a low-contrast background or make it subtler by using a more medium-contrast thread against a low-contrast background.
Quilt Label Sayings and Quotes for All Occasions
You’ve made a handmade gift quilt to celebrate a special occasion: a graduation, a wedding, the birth of a new baby, or a precious friendship. Why not say something special to match the occasion on the label that tells the recipient who made the quilt? Here is a list of sayings and quotes to put …
About Fons & Porter, a Division of The Quilting Company
Designer Susan McDermott made triangle-squares in four sizes and combined them in a variety of ways to make 6″ blocks for this stunning scrap quilt. Our diagrams show you how to arrange the blocks to achieve the same result. About This Quilt Finished Size: 90″ x 90″ Finished Blocks: 225 (6″) blocks Rating: Intermediate Designed…
Tiny Dancer Quilt with the Hex 'N More
Tiny Dancer is one of my favorite quilt patterns by designer Julie Herman for Jaybird Quilts. When Corey Yoder's Sundrops collection came into the shop, I knew the twirly design, Tiny Dancer, was just the one to make up with this fun fabric. To make this pattern, begin with strips cut 6 ½”
Scrappy Pinwheel in a Square
Scrappy Pinwheel in a Square. Three challenges in one! I’m so excited to share this new block with you all! Making a pinwheel block is a challenge, but then so is a square in a square block, – cutting all those extra triangles and then getting them lined up. More often than not these blocks … Continue reading Scrappy Pinwheel in a Square →