One of the aspects I enjoy most about
sewing is the ability to create objects that are both beautiful and
functional. Since I seem to endlessly
acquire all of those sewing notions that promise to make my life easier, I also
appear to be in constant need of organizing solutions to store them all!
When I created the projects [...]
As C&T's Publisher, I have been traveling quite a bit this year and going on flights of five hours or more. I was looking for a project I could do while traveling, and I needed a plan for my April and May trips to keep me busy and pass the time. I love listening [...]
This is the second part in an ongoing series on entering shows from Leni Levenson Wiener, the author of Pictorial Art Quilt Guidebook. You can read the first part here.
Now that you have decided to start entering shows, here are
some helpful hints.
There are several different kinds of shows. In this post I will
address calls for entry (when [...]
When I first began this journey into book writing, I knew
that an integral part of the final publication would be the photographs; this
is no small task, and requires close teamwork.
While working on
Seasons of Wool
Applique Folk Art
, I had to compile my list of atmosphere photos
as well as the staged and flat shots [...]
I am excited about my new C&T
Color by Number Travel Across America Coloring Book!
This is a coloring book with the added bonus of a color chart and numbers to
allow you to color by number. You will enjoy all 50 US states and five
popular national parks. Each page is
plain on the back to avoid bleeding [...]
Please enjoy this free project from Playtime, Naptime, Anytime Quilts!
FINISHED BLOCK: 12 1/2˝ × 12 1/2˝
Framed single-block appliqués are a great way to decorate a child’s room. Make just one or make a series of different blocks to add to your child’s playroom or bedroom decor.
• 1/3 yard black-and-white print for background
• 1/4 yard total assorted [...]
Leave it to Katie Pasquini Masopust to come up with another masterful way to make art quilts. In her new book Artful Log Cabin Quilts, Katie leads you through her ingenious method of making abstract log cabin quilts by starting starting with a photograph or other inspirational image.
Katie explains how to choose an inspirational image by [...]
Feathers, feathers, feathers—who knew there were so many different ways to quilt feathers? There’s a feather for every size, shape, and place on your quilt.
And modern? You may wonder, “What’s a modern feather?” As Natalia Bonner says, “I love traditional feathers and have a great appreciation for them. In this book, however, I’m sharing my [...]