Recycled Fabric Trimmings - Just Jude Designs - Quilting, Patchwork & Sewing patterns and classes
Use Every Wee Bit! Here’s a cool way to turn fabric trimmings into a new type of craft fabric. As far as I know this product doesn’t have an official name – I learnt it at college and it wasn’t called anything then, but if you know the official name of this craft, please let … Continue reading "Recycled Fabric Trimmings"
Vintage Windows Crazy Block Tutorial
Vintage Windows Crazy Block Tutorial~ I think traditional crazy quilts are made on a foundation fabric. I tried that method & found it restrictive. First, I’ll say I’m not an expert. I just experimented one day & this is what I came up with & what I learned.
Improv Quilt (Front)
Quilt was made from the Improvisational Patchwork and Advanced Improv Workshops with Denyse Schmidt and Richard Killeaney. All blocks made during the workshops have been used (on the front and back). www.dsquilts.com/workshop_detail.asp?PageID=136 Size: 62" x 79" Fabrics: Front: Various print & solid fabric scraps provided in the workshop and Daisy Bunch from Denyse Schmidt (which I provided). Background is Free Spirit Designer Solid in Slate Gray and Robert Kaufman Kona Solid in Iron. Back…
A bit of inspiration!
Inspiration provided by the Garden State Quilters! I taught a class there last Tuesday…I think you can see, we had so much fun! Once everyone started playing, the words, "What else can you do?" pushed people to try new shapes, and templates, colors, and textures of fabrics… Hope it provides you with inspiration! What else can you do? New colors? new templates? new techniques, like Y SEAMS! :-) new fabrics? What haven't you done that you can go play with? These last tow were shown to me by my…
Modern Quilts Illustrated #12
Is fear of trying something new holding you back? Modern Quilts Illustrated #12 is the "Fearless" issue with patterns that celebrate large scale prints, color pairings, craftsmanship, and even in-setting enormous circles. The 5 patterns in this issue are: Inner Circle, Off the Grid, Reclaimed, Regatta, and Bold Proposition. Included in the magazine are links to easy-to-download large scale templates for the circle temples of the Inner Circle quilt. MQI #12 includes additional features on…
::Merry Merry:: - SewKatieDid
Create-Sew-Overthink-Run Out of Time-Put Away-Recreate It’s something I’ve known for awhile, I sew faster in my head than in real life. Thing is, I’ve learned to accept it and put projects aside that aren’t actual ‘work’ so workshops can be developed, evolve and samples made. The good news is a better idea of what to...Read More »
Susan Arnold on Instagram: “Scrap blocks are ready for the quilt top! I'm cutting this one close - the quilt is due Monday for Bonnie K. Hunter's String Frenzy book…”
148 Likes, 6 Comments - Susan Arnold (@quiltfabrication) on Instagram: “Scrap blocks are ready for the quilt top! I'm cutting this one close - the quilt is due Monday for…”
Tutorial: Trash to Treasure Block (& giveaway winners!)
A few months ago, I blogged about my Trash to Treasure block, and had a request for a tutorial. I hadn't had a chance to make anymore, and hadn't taken any pics while making the others. But I finally had a minute to just sit and play with scraps again! I forgot how fun these are. :) This is the most recent Trash to Treasure block. (i.e. a block made with bits and scraps from the floor under my machine ha!) I remembered to take pics this time so I could show you how I did it. Step 1: Cut a 5…