Posts Tagged "Patchwork & Applique Quilting"
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!Read more
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.Read more
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!Read more
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!Read more
I love finding new ways to use my scraps, and have done my fair share of scrap quilting. But, have you ever though of using scraps as a border for on of your favorite quilts or quilt blocks? You can have fun using those wonderful scraps by creating delightful scrappy quilt borders for quilts of all styles and sizes. Here are some tips and ideas to get you started creating fun borders from scraps.Read more