Excerpt from Rulerwork Quilting Idea Book: 59 Outline Designs to Fill with Free-Motion Quilting, Tips for Longarm and Domestic Machines.
Have you seen a breathtaking modern quilt with beautiful straight-line quilting in triangle and diamond formations and wondered how the quilter achieved such clean results? Or gazed admiringly at a traditional quilt with evenly spaced scallop or orange-peel designs quilted along the [...]
Excerpt from Making Faces in Fabric: Workshop with Melissa Averinos • Draw, Collage, Stitch & Show.
I’ve been making art since I can remember. When I started painting in middle school, it was always faces. In high school, I continued to explore this theme through self-portraits, glazing pottery with faces, and sculpting clay into little face pendants to [...]
On January 29th, 2017, I got married to my best friend, surrounded by beautiful trees and our loved ones. It was a short and informal ceremony, in keeping with our new family's love of simplicity.
Everyone at the C&T Publishing office was thrilled for me. Their only complaint was that I did not tell them the [...]
Do you have piecing problems? Are you Flying Geese too small or distorted? Patty Murphy comes to the rescue with this diagnosis from her book, Piecing Makeover.
My Flying Geese blocks are distorted and will be too small when I trim them.
What you don’t want:
This block is too small, and the edges are wavy.
How your block should look:
Front of a [...]
I was the fortunate technical editor who worked on Angela
Walter’s latest new book
Free-Motion Meandering—A Beginner's Guide to Machine Quilting. The important word to note here
fortunate. Yes, just reading through this
book and going over the designs and illustrations improved my own quilting in
giant leaps! There’s something about Angela’s completely open and sensible
approach to quilting that [...]
Good news: C&T Publishing has updated and expanded the Ladies’ Art Company Block Tool! Inside
this reference guide, you’ll find updated block pages, each including a chart with the
size of cut pieces needed to make each block in 5 different sizes. We have even
added project patterns for each of the 110 blocks!
The projects include table toppers, [...]
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