Please welcome to the blog Susan R. Marth, the author of Dresden Quilt Workshop. She designs patterns for her business, Suzn Quilts, as well as quilting fabric and quilts for magazine publications. She attends International Quilt Market twice annually, selling to the trade.
Where do you find your quilting or sewing inspiration?
My latest obsession is going to estate [...]
What do you think of, when you think of softies? Teddy bears? Bunny rabbits?
Well, our new book Make Softies includes its fair share of cute stuffed animals (just see above!), but it also includes so much more.
Pretty bird ornaments to hang around the house.
Funky aliens in spacesuits.
A cute mushroom house.
A checkerboard mat and checkers.
And a whole [...]
Hello, and welcome to the
Adventures in Hexagons blog tour!
I'm Emily Breclaw, and I'm so excited to be sharing the adventure with you this
week. Check out our line-up of lovely bloggers at the end of this post. You'll find quilters with pro-hexagon tips to
share, businesses with my absolute favorite tools and supplies for sewing hexagons,
Who would’ve thought that you could create such a fun and flattering dress with one piece of fabric and a roll of elastic thread? This Simple Sundress will be your go-to dress for all summertime events, whether you are attending a family barbeque or a friend’s pool party. Find more patternless projects in my book, Patternless [...]
One of the best things about Make Wall Quilts, one of the newest books in our popular Make series, is the wide variety of styles! From modern to traditional, improv to appliqué, there's something for everyone.
Because I'm partial to scraps, I thought I'd share with you my favorite scrappy quilts from the book (plus some that [...]
Hey there, Judy here, author of Quilts for Scrap Lovers and Rainbow Quilts for Scrap Lovers. I’m here to tell you that I am a scrap
aficionado. Scraps have always been my favorite to sew with. Even though I have
an entire room full of new fabrics, I always gravitate to my scraps.
The reason for this is that I [...]
Excerpted from The Visual Guide to Crazy Quilting Design by Sharon Boggon.
Using the marking method above as a starting point, Sharon guides you through making a plethora of stitches from each of the ten basic foundation stitches. This will give you an endless array of stitches for your projects.
Shown below is the collection of buttonhole stitches—just [...]
The Magical Unicorn Quilt is big, bright, and bubbly—and not Becky Goldsmith's usual style.
When Becky's daughter-in-law Celia first requested a quilt for Christmas, she had very specific instructions: "There had to be a big rainbow, a happy unicorn, and lots of pink—and it had to be big enough to snuggle under."
Although the request was very [...]