Love of Quilting November/December 2005

Projects

  • Holly Berry – Pieced blocks and appliqué
  • 5 Mini Skirts – Dress a tiny tree for every room
  • Dorm Quilt – Quick and cozy
  • Sweet Dreams – A nostalgic toddler quilt
  • Hunter Star – An updated classic
  • Sew Fast – 6 quick gifts for the holidays
  • Snowman Patches – Cover Project
  • English Basket Ornament – English paper piecing
  • Poinsettia Ornament – Learn shadow appliqué
  • Wool Needlecase – Fast, fun, and easy
  • Handmade Cards – Send a personal touch
  • Coxcomb Pillow – Wool felt project
  • Tree of Paradise – A red-and-white classi
  • Baby Blue Mini – A batik miniature
  • Noel Sampler – Part 3 of our series quilt

Techniques

  • Freehand Quilting Designs – Stitching ideas
  • Sew Easy – English Paper Piecing
  • Sew Easy – Shadow Appliqué
  • Sew Easy – Circular Ruching
  • 50 Ways to Please Your Secret Sister

Features

  • Art of Quilting – Featuring Linda Cantrell
  • Pincushions of the Past – Antique Sewing Tools
  • This Old Quilt – Mathematical Star by Gerald Roy

Also in This Issue

  • From Liz and Marianne – Planning 2006!
  • Sew Many Tips – Clever ideas from quilters
  • Shop Hop – Products to look for at your local shop
  • Sew & Tell – Readers and viewers share their creativity
  • Behind the Seams – George’s true identity

Thangles™ Triangle Papers Sew Easy Lesson

Thangles™ are paper strips marked with guides for sewing half-squares triangles from strips. Getting Started Thangles™ are paper strips marked with guides for sewing half-squares triangles from strips. The papers stablilize the bias seams, resulting in perfectly-joined triangles every time.   1. Cut strips of contrasting fabrics 1/2″ larger than finished size of triangles (Photo…

Triangles on a Roll

Make lots of triangle-squares at a time. Getting Started Triangles on a Roll™ is a great product for sewing accurate and uniform half-square triangle units quickly and easily. Rolls are available in 8 sizes ranging from 1″ – 4″.   1. Choose correct size grid paper for your project. Cut fabric strips the width indicated…