73:365 I felt the urge to work on something quick and fun last night, so I started this little mini quilt. Jessica was working with these gorgeous Pat Bravo Pure Elements solids this past weekend. She happened to throw out quite a few scraps (you know, those ones that most normal people throw out, but I save!). I dug through them and found 5 small rectangles of each of the colors she used. In her defense I think the biggest scrap was 1.25" by 3.5"? Some were as small as .75"x3.25". I have a…
Quilt Backing Ideas from Victoriana Quilt Designs
Quilt Backing Ideas from Victoriana Quilt Designs - Formula, calculations & instructions available to make them into any size quilts
Farmhouse Plaid Quilt Pattern Launch | Aqua Paisley Studio
The Farmhouse Plaid quilt pattern is a classic twist on the traditional buffalo plaid design that we all love. This quilt is great for beginners!
Choose a Beautiful Accent Color for This Scrappy Quilt - Quilting Digest
It’s Easy Enough for Beginning Quilters! Strips of fabric come together beautifully in this scrappy quilt. Start with a jelly roll or dig into your scraps for your own unique version. This is a great project for those “why did I buy this?” fabrics. The more fabrics the merrier, as they’ll all blend into a …
DIY Block Design - Sew Delicious
I had this flash of an idea in my head recently and I knew I wanted to sew it up. Immediately if possible. The idea was a low volume quilt with rainbow “bites” throughout the patchwork. There was nothing terribly innovative about it, but as someone who usually sews from a tutorial or…
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Gotham Quilts - New York City's Quilt Shop
One of the questions that I am asked most often is about quilt basting. Do you have to use safety pins? No! I hardly ever use pins anymore since I discovered spray basting. It’s faster, easier, no pins get in your way while quilting, and more importantly I think the results are better. This is [...]
let it go... (crazy mom quilts)
A few weeks ago, I gave away my epic quilt top. Yes, that's right. I sent it to a friend. I had so many emotions wrapped up in this quilt. I didn't know if I loved....or even liked it, for that matter
Super Simple Curiosities Quilt (with tutorial and a tip about basting with voile) (Kitchen Table Quilting)
Have you seen Jeni Baker's new collection, Curiosities? It is adorable and so when Art Gallery asked me to make a little something with it, I was pretty excited. I knew that I wanted to make a quilt
Quilt Backing Ideas
My favorite challenge lately when making quilts is to add some fun character to the backing. No more plain boring backs on your quilts! Here are a few new quilt backing ideas for you to consider. This is the quilt backing for my Flowering Snowball Quilt. Buying 4-5 yards of fabric for the backing of …
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Welcome to finish it up Friday! This week, I completed my 300th quilt (baby size or larger) to date! I started quilting in 2000, so that means I complete, on average, about 18.75 quilts a year. ...