How to Sew Set-In Circles Video

Becky Goldsmith shows you how to sew set-in circles in the video below! It's a valuable skill for making the stunning quilts in her new pattern pack, Bullseye Quilts from Vintage to Modern.Follow my blog with Bloglovin

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Piece a Traditional Baby Quilt

Do you have any baby quilts on your to-quilt list? Well, we've got your pattern! This adorable yet sophisticated quilt, Bébé a la Mode, comes from Quilt Traditions by Devon Lavigne. Download the free project here.Follow my blog with Bloglovin

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Strip Quilt Secrets

Excerpt from Strip Quilt Secrets: 5 Techniques, 15 Projects by Diane D. Knott.I want to use the best techniques for accuracy and ease while I’m quilting. I also want to use all the tools available to achieve the best results, and I certainly don’t want to make the process harder than it needs to be! However, [...]

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Adding Text to Your Quilts

Sue Bleiweiss, the author of upcoming book Modern Art Quilts, is an expert at using fusible appliqué to create unique art quilts, including ones that incorporate text. Luckily for us, she's put together a series of videos demonstrating the techniques she uses to appliqué text.There are a lot of ways to add text to your [...]

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More Fun and Adventure for Sarah and Her Feisty Friend Sophie

C&T Publishing released the third and fourth books in my quilting cozy series on October 5th!Sea Bound: A Quilting Cozy continues the escapades of Sarah Miller and her cohort in Cunningham Village, a retirement community in the Midwest. Sarah and her friends escape to the islands on a quilting cruise, which offers creative quilting classes and loads of fun at sea. There [...]

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Learn How to Sew Piping with Erin Hentzel

Erin Hentzel teaches you how to sew piping for doll dresses in the video below! Put the skill to use in her newest book, Doll Dress Boutique.Follow my blog with Bloglovin

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Four Reasons to Love Paint-by-Number Quilts

Hello C&T blog readers, I’m Kerry, and my pattern pack Paint-by-Number Quilts is out now! In it are four animal pictorial appliqué patterns, created using a turned-edge machine-stitched technique. I thought today I would explain why I choose to work with this style of appliqué. There are four patterns, so I have four reasons why I [...]

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New Releases for October

Happy fall! Read on to find out all about our new releases for October, including an book on sewing emojis and more in our new series of quilting mysteries.Bill Volckening (Modern Roots—Today's Quilts from Yesterday's Inspiration) and Amanda Leins (Wanderlust Quilts) team up to explore their love of history with Inspired Free-Motion Quilting. Kim Schaefer combines three [...]

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Upcoming Trends in Quilting and Sewing

Curious what trends you'll be seeing in the fiber art world? Today we share our own predictions for upcoming trends; feel free to share your own thoughts in the comments!Liz: Tea bag quilting: quilts using embellished tea bags as quilt embellishment. Quilting Arts Magazine recently closed a reader challenge on visible mending for their February/March 2019 issue.Tea [...]

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Spotlight on Appliqué Titles

This September, we're turning the spotlight on appliqué! One of the things I love the most about appliqué is the vast variety in styles that can be created with this simple technique, from modern abstract shapes to highly detailed quilts that look like still life paintings. Today we'll share some tips and tricks from our [...]

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