Kay Stephenson is a freelance writer and fiber artist living in Atlanta, Ga with her husband, Mark, and her dog, Lady. Working in several fiber related craft areas, she combines quilting, crochet, ...
Kay Stephenson is a freelance writer and fiber artist living in Atlanta, Ga with her husband, Mark, and her dog, Lady. Working in several fiber related craft areas, she combines quilting, crochet, and wet felting techniques to create unique works of art.
Kay blogs about her craft at http://www.stitchingtimes.blogspot.com. She says, "I learned to crochet, knit and sew at my mother's knee. She could do it all from sewing to tatting, crochet, knitting, embroidery. I learned to knit when I was about 6 or 7 and just never stopped learning new crafts and techniques."
Looking for a quilt pattern that the man in your life will love? This one is bold and geometric, but in dark navy blue, not too flashy or girly. The large center star is echoed in four smaller stars at each corner.
The pattern is for a square queen sized bed quilt, which might be too big for your son to use on his college room bed. Not to worry. Optional variations presented at the end of the pattern allow you to make it a bit longer and narrower. Also included are instruction to increase the quilt for a king size bed.
Suitable for an ambitious beginner with some quilting skills, this pattern is packed with 12 pages of tips and ideas for both the novice and experienced quilter including: how to make mitered corners when finishing your quilt, rotary cutting directions and more.
Pattern includes: required tools and materials, cutting plan, layout and assmbly instructions and diagrams, quilting plan, finishing instructions, ideas for variations, tips & techniques and sources for additional quilting information.