Love of Quilting November/December 2009

Projects

  • Sakura – Asian influence
  • Granny’s Kitchen – Matching ensemble in 1930s prints
  • Holiday Cheer – Cover project
  • Christmas Mosaic – Flannel appliqué
  • Partridge in a Pear Tree – Seasonal wallhanging
  • Santa’s Workshop – Cute Christmas throw
  • Holiday Sparkle – Cute Christmas throw
  • Santa Pillow – Jolly good fun
  • Signature Quilt – Antique quilt
  • Isabella – Mariner’s Compass variation

Techniques

  • Sew Easy – Sewing Curved Seams
  • Sew Easy – Inking on Fabric
  • Quilting the Quilt – Teaching Kids to Quilt
  • Sew Easy – Fussy Cutting

Features

  • This Old Quilt – The Simple Nine Patch
  • Art of Quilting – Vintage Vehicles

Also in This Issue

  • From Liz & Marianne – Happy Holidays
  • 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 – Quilters’ Resolutions Report

Inking on Fabric Sew Easy Lesson

Learn inking on fabric for signature quilts, embellishing or labels. 1. Cut freezer paper the same size as the piece to be signed (for Signature Quilt, cut 2½” x 6½” rectangle). 2. Using dark permanent marker, draw ¼” seam lines on paper. If desired, draw line(s) for signature (Photo A). 3. Press freezer paper to…

Fussy Cutting Quilting Sew Easy Lesson

Use this simple quilting technique to cut identical quilt pieces from the same large print fabric. 1. Make plastic template for a quarter circle. 2. Position template atop fabric motif (Photo A). Draw around template and cut on line or cut around template with rotary cutter. 3. Place fabric piece atop fabric, right sides up…