Posts Tagged "Patchwork & Applique Quilting"

Stars & Stripes: Patriotic Quilt Designs and Projects for the Fourth of July!

Posted by on Jun 30, 2014 in Quilting | Comments

July has almost arrived and with it's arrive, of course, comes the Fourth of July! Here is an inspiring round up of patriotic quilt patterns and other Fourth-themed fast and friendly quilting projects that can be finished and ready in time for your Independence Day celebrations.

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Try a New Way to Appliqué: A Fun & Easy Wool Appliqué Tutorial!

Posted by on Jun 26, 2014 in Quilting | Comments

If you think summer isn't the season for wool, then you haven't tried wool appliqué! Wool can be used in place of cotton on any quilt, bag, or handmade item that you want to appliqué. If you haven't attempted it yet, try this simple wool appliqué tutorial. You'll be surprised how fun and easy it is!

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Quilting Memories: Quilts Made From Plaid Shirts

Posted by on Jun 22, 2014 in Quilting | Comments

Making quilts from old shirts continues to be a wonderful way to not only create a beautiful heirloom but to incorporate memories into a quilt as well. Here are some tips for sewing with old shirts, along with some pattern inspiration, to make your repurposed plaid project a success.

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Quilt Fusing Tutorial: Basic Raw-Edge Appliqué

Posted by on Jun 17, 2014 in Quilting | Comments

Learn how to sew raw-edge appliqué on your quilts with this beginner-friendly quilt fusing tutorial. We bet you can dream up hundreds of different project ideas using this simple technique!

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What’s in a Name? Proper Monogram Etiquette

Posted by on Jun 11, 2014 in Cake Decorating, Crocheting, Embroidery, Paper Crafts, Quilting, Sewing | Comments

Monograming adds a personal and traditional detail to any project, from cake designs to hand-sewn pillows to customized stationary. But, what is proper monogram etiquette exactly? Which initial goes first? How do different size letters effect the order? What is appropriate for same-sex couples? If you are confused by all of the possibilities, read on!

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