Tag: Love of Quilting January/February 2013

Winter Frost

A flurry of triangle-squares and nine-patch blocks resembles water crystal formations on a window pane after a hard frost. Fabrics in beautiful bluescontribute to the frosty effect. Size: 91″ × 91″Blocks: 25 (15″) blocks Rating: Intermediate Winter Frost Digital Pattern Purchase the Fons & Porter Quarter Inch Seam Marker To learn more about the designer, visit…

Checkboxes

Bundles of shot cottons purchased at International Quilt Festival inspired Marianne’s update of traditional Album Cross blocks. A friend, who’d recently taken a web design class, noticed the block’s resemblance to online checkboxes and, voilà, this quilt had a name. If you’re looking for fat quarter quilts, Checkboxes might be your final stop. To learn more…

Sew Easy Mitered Quilt Borders Quilting Video

Mitered Quilt Borders Quilting Video

Ah, the magic of the mitered quilt border! For many of us, this one technique can take the humble quilt from “handmade” to “art” when executed correctly. But many newer quilters (and even some of the more seasoned quilters among us!) have trouble with getting those perfect miters! The subtle seam of a mitered corner…

Sew Easy Appliqué (Interfacing) Quilting Video

Appliqué (Interfacing) Quilting Video

This technique for using or applying interfaced quilted applique works well for large shapes with smooth edges. For large shapes with fairly smooth edges, this appliqué technique works well. Fusing pieces to the background eliminates the need for basting. About Interfacing Quilted Appliqué Suggested Quilt Patterns Using This Technique: Fond Memories Quilt Pattern, Circle for Paige…