Piecing Makeover: Furling Seams

Hear Patty Murphy talk about her new book, Piecing Makeover, and learn how to furl seams for less bulk in the video below.Find more fantastic tips in Piecing Makeover!Follow my blog with Bloglovin

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Inspiration for Stained Glass Quilting Designs

(Excerpted from Chapter 1 of Allie Aller's Stained Glass Quilts Reimagined.) Where do you look for inspiration? If you think of stained glass quilting as ''outlined'' art, any design based on simple line drawings or shapes can be transformed into a pattern. Appliqué patterns and old embroider transfers from the 1930s lend themselves to the outline technique used for [...]

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Sign Up for Charm(-Pack) School!

I know you’ve been eyeing those charm packs at the fabric store… They really are charming! You can go far beyond the patchwork look and create beautiful designs showcasing your favorite fabrics with Vanessa Goertzen's debut book, Charm School—18 Quilts from 5" Squares.  Transform ordinary squares into this: If you have a stash of had-to-have-it yardage and can’t justify picking [...]

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Sneak Peek Inside The Tunic Bible

Watch the video below to learn how  Julie Starr and Sarah Gunn came up with the idea for The Tunic Bible—plus, get a peek inside! Follow my blog with Bloglovin

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It's a Precut Party with I Love Precut Quilts!

Greetings and welcome to my Precut Party Day! My name is Tricia Maloney and I'm the author of the new C&T book,  I Love Precut Quilts! I can't tell you how excited I am now that my book has been officially released, so let's take a little tour through my book, and I know that you'll be excited too! THE COVER I just [...]

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Free Project: Eyup Table Runner

FINISHED SIZE: 18˝ × 45˝(46cm × 114cm) Located in the area of Istanbul, Eyüp is on the Golden Horn, and the region extends to the Black Sea. The town itself lies beyond the walls of Istanbul and is known as a burial area. The Eyüp Sultan Mosque is a sacred place, as it holds the remains [...]

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Book Trailer for Free-Motion Quilting with Angela Walters

In the video below, you'll hear Angela Walters talk about exactly what she loves about her first book, Free-Motion Quilting with Angela Walters—then pick up your own copy in our store! Follow my blog with Bloglovin

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Speed Cutting for Quilts

When I was young, my mother worked for Pendleton Woolen Mills sewing the plackets on shirt sleeves. The shirts were sewn production style, with each seamstress making one section and passing it along. Listening to her talk about this sewing method was my first introduction to efficient sewing methods. Cut around the little triangle points on clothing patterns? Not me—I learned [...]

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Make Half- and Quarter-Square Triangles with Bonnie K. Hunter!

In these two incredible videos, Bonnie Hunter introduces you to her fast2cut Essential Triangle Tool and shows you how to use it to quickly cut half-square triangles, quarter-square triangles, and more! Put your newfound skills to use stitching up the gorgeous quilts in Bonnie's new book, Addicted to Scraps. Follow my blog with Bloglovin

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The Best of Sewing Machine Fun for Kids!

Let the "Helper Star" from The Best of Sewing Machine Fun for Kids, Second Edition guide your kids through sewing machine puzzles, quizzes, projects, and more in the video below! Follow my blog with Bloglovin

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