Love of Quilting March/April 2007

Projects

  • Now More Showers – Discover Creative Curves
  • Fine Vine – by Jackie Robinson
  • Asian Harmony – Quick Quilt
  • Beautiful Batiks – Special Section
  • Spice Islands Compass – Precision paper piecing
  • Graceful Ladies – Bobbin work by Janet Pittman
  • Fabric Bowls – by Joyce Drexler
  • Moroccan Tiles – Elegant neutrals
  • Split Nine Patch – Late 1900s style
  • Hazy Corners – Cool Kaffe Fassett stripes

Techniques

  • Sew Easy – Creative Curves
  • Quilting the Quilt – Hand Quilting, by Machine
  • Sew Easy – Bobbin Work
  • Sew Easy – Setting in Pieces

Features

  • The Old Quilt – Pink & Green Quilts
  • Art of Quilting – Quilted Architecture
  • How to Buy a Sewing Machine
  • Behind the Batiks – by Bruce Magidson

Also in This Issue

  • From Marianne & Liz – Spring Fever
  • Sew Many Tips – Clever ideas from quilters
  • Shop Hop – Products to look for at your local shop
  • Quilter’s Bookshelf – Notes on new books
  • Sew & Tell – Readers and viewers share their creativity
  • Behind the Seams – Cleaning Out the Tub

Bobbin Work Sew Easy Lesson

Getting Started Try Janet Pittman’s technique to embellish quilt appliqué using pearl cotton in your machine’s bobbin. Photo A   Photo C   Photo B   Photo D     Photo E 1. Arrange and fuse appliqué pieces to background. 2. Straight stitch a scant 1/8″ inside edges of appliqué shapes such as flowers and…