Journey into the world of Baltimore Album appliqué with Deborah Gale Tirico in her newest book, A New Dimension in Wool Appliqué—Baltimore Album Style.
Containing nine appliqué projects—from table rugs to pillows to pincushions—the book honors the legacy and history of Baltimore Album blocks with felted-wool creations as vibrant as the history they portray.
The American Eagle block (pictured [...]
When a quilt book
introduction contains the following passage, you know you’re in for a treat
beyond quilting instructions and patterns:
I turn around
to face the wall, and there, two feet from my face, sits the biggest,
creepiest-looking spider I have ever seen. Later I will learn that this is a
Brazilian wandering spider, one of the world’s most venomous [...]
My website is called
Confessions of a Craft Addict, so it seems appropriate to start talking about my third book with a bit of a confession: Hack that Tote! was not supposed to be my third book.
When I contacted Roxane Cerda, the acquisitions editor at C&T, I proposed a completely different book. But in my email, I [...]
Do you think you have seen
it all when it comes to the Drunkard’s Path block? Well, think again and have a
look at this book:
A New Spin on Drunkard’s Path!
What is so different about
this approach? Well, what would happen if
you made a half-square triangle and then cut out your Drunkard's Path block
Or a rail [...]
Precut quilts have become all the rage in recent years. And why shouldn’t they? Today’s quilters are very busy people who constantly struggle to balance the demands of family, home, work, and friends, with little time to devote to creative outlets. Hectic lives do not provide much time for quilting. Precut fabric bundles have taken [...]
Let Erin Hentzel, author of Doll Days! Sew an Everyday Wardrobe for 18" Dolls, show you how to create the cutest crochet lace top for your dolls in the video below.
Make the top shown below, or mix it up with your favorite fabrics and finishes!
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Hello everyone! I’m so excited to be taking over the C&T blog today to give you a little taste of my book,
Sew Home was the book I wanted for myself but couldn’t find when my husband and I bought our first home. I wanted to personalize my space with sewing projects, and a couple [...]
Welcome to the
Art Quilt Collage blog tour—with video chats! Not content to run a standard blog hop, Deborah Boschert, the incredibly creative author behind this inspiring art quilting book, came up with the idea to interview different bloggers on different aspects of her book—and how they put them into practice. You can see the first video [...]