A quick and easy design, this quilt is perfect for gift giving. These bright colors make a fun baby quilt, but it would also be sweet in pinks or blues. Add a few more blocks and rows to make it big enough for a child’s bed.
Finished quilt: 48˝ × 60˝ | Finished block: 12˝ × [...]
Happy upcoming St. Patrick's Day! The Shamrock Pillow is a scrap-busting project featuring
reverse appliqué and the option for simple hand embroidery. I had fun digging
through my scraps to see what unusual combinations I could come up with for
this St. Patrick’s Day–themed project.
First, let me introduce myself. My name is Jen Fox, and I
recently co-authored a [...]
Please give a warm welcome to today's interview subject, Elizabeth Barton! She is the author of two books on art quilting, Visual Guide to Working in a Series and Inspired to Design.
Where do you find your quilting or sewing inspiration?
My life ... what I see, what I feel .. my reactions to places I've been.
Who has inspired [...]
Annette Plog, author of True Blue Quilts, graciously answered some questions for C&T, sharing her inspiration, her favorite project, and so much more.
Where do you find your quilting inspirations?
I love to look at antique quilts in state
quilt documentation books for inspiration.
I also love Pinterest.
Who has inspired you lately?
I am always inspired by the talented [...]
I love bed runners. They’re a great quilted project to dress up your bed without having to make a full-size quilt. Moreover, their smaller size makes them easier to quilt. If you wish to make a full quilt, simply follow the placement diagram but enlarge the background fabric to measure the final quilt size.
Finished size: [...]
Watch author Deborah Boschert share her tips and techniques for painting on quilts in the video below! Then get more amazing techniques for art quilt success in her book, Art Quilt Collage.
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We asked a whole bunch of our authors: What is the one tool or notion you can’t live without? Here are their answers!Trish Preston (author of Because I Love You Sew): Rotary cutter. Every time I teach a class, I recommend a cutting mat and rotary cutter because they make cutting out any project so much easier. My [...]
Please enjoy this free project from #OOTD (Outfit of the Day) Sew & Style. The author, Angela Lan, is one styling teen, and she walks you through making an infinity scarf, from choosing fabric to how to wear it.
If you asked whether I prefer a traditional scarf or an infinity scarf, I would most definitely say [...]
In the video below, Deborah Boschert, author of Art Quilt Collage, walks you through some of her simple-to-use design guides for getting started on an art quilt!
Follow her guidance and you'll be making quilts like the one below in no time at all.
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Here’s a common refrain: California doesn’t have seasons. And while that’s more or less true depending on the region, we certainly aspire to the “look” with an overabundance of decorations for each holiday.
Rebekah Smith, the author of Seasons of Wool Appliqué Folk Art, puts more than the “look” in her projects. There’s charm, there’s comfort, and [...]