Complementary Curves Pillow

This improv pillow in a complementary red-and-green color recipe is just the thing to brighten up your home for spring! With just one yard of fabric and a handful of scraps, you can stitch it up in no time to keep or give as a gift. Creating with curved strips is just one of the many improv techniques you’ll [...]

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Making a Drunkard's Path Template Tutorial with John Kubiniec

Watch the video below for an excellent tutorial in creating Drunkard's Path templates from John Kubiniec, author of  A New Spin on Drunkard's Path! Then go ahead and make gorgeous quilts like the one above.  GIVEAWAY ALERT! If you loved this YouTube videos, you are going to love this giveaway. We're giving away the following bundle: A [...]

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Interview with Patty Murphy

For the latest installment in our author interview series, we're speaking to Patty Murphy, the piecing genius behind Piecing Makeover. Take it away, Patty! Where do you find your quilting or sewing inspiration?  Everywhere. It can be a color combination I see in a magazine, flowers outside, even friends. I've driven down the road before and the way [...]

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Video Tutorial: Creating Double Vision Quilts

Learn Louisa L. Smith's easy "hugs" and "kisses" way to create circles in your quilts with no curved piecing! Stitch amazing quilts like the one above, from Double Vision Quilts.  Follow my blog with Bloglovin

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Free Project: Kaleidoscope Pincushion

Please enjoy this fun, free project from Make Pincushions! This project is by Jeni Baker.  FINISHED SIZE: 5˝ × 5˝ Most sewists can never have enough pincushions, even with five or six at the ready. For Kaleidoscope Pincushion, a Nine-Patch block was altered to become something fresh and different. Materials and Supplies SOLID FABRIC SCRAPS: 18 squares 2˝ × 2˝ BACKING [...]

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Piecing Curves Tutorial Video with John Kubiniec

John Kubieniec, author of A New Spin on Drunkard's Path and curved piecer extraordinaire, walks you through piecing curves, from machine settings to needles to the final stitch! Once you've mastered the art of curved piecing, quilts like the one below will be a snap to make!

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What's New in the Second Edition of Intuitive Color & Design?

With inspiring photos, tools and techniques for design and construction, and stimulating assignments, Intuitive Color & Design, Updated Second Edition is bound to get your creative juices flowing while challenging you to expand your creative horizons. No matter where you are on your artistic journey, join Jean Wells and learn to see the environment around you in [...]

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Modern Triangle Quilts Blog Tour

Welcome to the Modern Triangle Quilts blog tour! Instead of the typical book tour blog hop, Rebecca Bryan thought it would be fun to do something different. She decided to make a charity bee quilt with blocks donated by some of her favorite designers. She asked them to each send her at least one block [...]

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Artful Improv Demo Video with Cindy Grisdela

Let Cindy Grisdela walk you through her Artful Improv process in the video below! Follow my blog with Bloglovin

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Simple Quilt, Beautiful Fabric

One of the things I love about simple quilts is the opportunity to let beautiful fabric do all the talking. Of course, it does not get any simpler than a basic block quilt—and that's exactly where I begin in my book, Charm School—18 Quilts from 5'' Squares. This quilt design is called Modern Basic and uses [...]

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