Originally Posted by labeelady
I came up with a way to make two 4-patches with two squares of fabric. It's similar to the method used in the Missour Star Quilt Co's video, but I used two different fabrics which result in two similar 4-patch blocks.
Determine the size of finished block you want, then add 1/2" to allow for the 1/4" seams. In my case, I used 4-1/2" blocks that resulted in two 4" 4-patches.
First step: Select two contrasting fabrics, place right sides together, then
Originally Posted by tesspug
I saw this pattern in Fons and Porter's "Easy Quilts" winter 2012. I used a FQ pack of Sweetgrass Prairie from Connecting Threads. My LA quilter quilted swirls with hearts. I named it "Mi Casa es su Casa." Thanks for looking.
Originally Posted by JenniePenny
This quilt is comprised of 99 blocks that finish at 4". I have always loved the Dear Jane quilts and admired them for all the dedication, skill, patience, and love that goes into each and every block. As much as I love looking at them, I didn't have a strong desire to make one. I wanted something a little different - my own blocks that I could pick out myself.
So this quilt evolved, into something like a biography, something like a charm bracelet, something I could immerse myself
Originally Posted by gigigray032447
I mostly piece 40x60 tops for cancer patients. And I got really tired of the look of tied quilts so this winter I tried QAYG, sewing the quilting seam at the same time I sewed my rows together. I don't know how to post words with the correct picture so I hope you can follow along.
1. I sew my individual blocks into rows, but don't sew the rows into one top. Generally I like my blocks to be 6-7 inches. I realize there is no vertical quilting lines using this method, but me and others
Originally Posted by judylg
Looks great, another way to quilt and I like it. Thanks so much.
Originally Posted by QuiltnNan
type your intro story and hit enter once or twice. then, when placing your picture into the thread, use the icon that looks like a picture frame with the tree. then hit the enter key once or twice and continue typing. then hit the enter key again to place the next picture on the next line. continue this way until you have your picture story finished.
Originally Posted by dottiequilts
I teach hand embroidery at our local quilt store in Clinton, Wi. and the absolute best thing to use is pellon SF101. It is a fusible apparel interfacing that looks like a fine muslin when iron onto the fabric. Don't iron it on until after you have traced the embroidery design. This stuff doesn't gum up the needle or offer any resistance. It hides all those little threads. Our shop carries it, but I originally found it at JoAnn's and bought a whole bolt after using it for a project. I always
Originally Posted by alikat110
I am AWESTRUCK!!!!
Originally Posted by debcavan
PHOTOS AT BOTTOM Go through them first.
Cut 2 rectangles 12" long by your choice of 5 1/2 or 6 inches wide.
Cut strap 1 1/2" by at least 48". This also does the binding.
2 zippers at least 7 inches First photo
How to put in zippers easily: Second photo
On the denim bag shown in the first photo the raw edge was glued to the zipper tape. Raw edge was near zipper teeth. Top stitch it
Originally Posted by Rhonda
We like to play the right left game at Christmas time with our family. This time my granddaughter called last night and asked if we could play it today after dinner.
I didn't find but one boring story online so I wrote my own. My DGD Rachel (10) read the story this time and she did a great job of it.
To play the game you need presents enough for each person to have one. Pass out the presents. As the story is read when it says Right you pass the present right and when it