has created a vast array of quilts in her book
Wedge Quilt Workshop, and all of them use wedges to create amazing
designs. The book includes pattern pieces to cut the wedges and directions for
using acrylic wedge rulers as well. Christina’s clear
instructions on how to work with wedges ensure that your designs will lie
I had fun [...]
Wouldn't this stylish wine-bottle bag make a perfect hostess gift? The instructions for this bag come from Hack That Tote! by Mary Abreu. Starting with one basic tote bag pattern, Mary shows you how to adapt it in infinite ways.
Inside the Hack
This Wine-Bottle Bag is made by removing the handles and adjusting the proportions of the [...]
One-Block Wonders of the World is Maxine Rosenthal’s fourth book showcasing her terrific single-fabric
designs using 60° triangles. Her coauthor, Linda Bardes, suggested Maxine write
another book and prepared a table of contents that set the book in motion. Their
conversation took place just before C&T reached out to Maxine to ask, “Do
you have any ideas for another [...]
Do you ever get stuck while quilting? Do you find art quilts intimidating? No matter what is tripping you up in your creative process, you'll love this design checklist from Art Quilt Collage by Deborah Boschert, which gently guides you through evaluating and improving your design. Be sure to buy the book for a full explanation [...]
Polygon Play is a free-spirited twist on the appliqué hexie quilt. The improv approach is super easy, and the quilt comes together quickly using half-square triangles (HST) made from 5˝ precut charm squares or scraps from your fabric stash. Playful, forgiving, and creative quiltmaking is so satisfying, because, frankly speaking, it’s a lot of fun! [...]
This wonderful, scrappy project comes from Addicted to Scraps by Bonnie K. Hunter.
Finished block size: 9 ̋ × 9 ̋ • Finished quilt: 77 ̋ × 89 1/2 ̋
I love the positive/negative aspect of this traditional block, and any quilt that has chains running through it is a definite favorite in my book.
Because I already saved strips in the 2 ̋ [...]
conjunction with the Modern Quilt Guild, we're over the moon to announce
the release of
Modern Quilts: Designs of the New Century, a collectible, hardcover book that traces the history
of modern quilts, explores the hallmarks of the genre, and honors the genre’s
past, present, and future.
quilt empires like the Amish and the quilts of Gee’s Bend, to the [...]