My daughter goes to Hawaii often with her job and every time she brings me back a few fat quarters. I ended up with a drawer full of them! When I saw Amanda’s Hawaiian Appliqué quilt project on the BERNINA USA site, I thought, “What a perfect project for those fat quarters.”
Here’s a peek at some of the projects I’ve been stitching with the new embroidery collections, Bold & Beautiful and Stitches ‘n Bloom. Both are beautiful as well as versatile. Look for them at your local BERNINA dealership.
Learn how to make a very pretty pieced heart quilt block for Valentine’s Day from Jacquie at Tallgrass Prairie Studio. Turn your heart into a pillow, make a few extras for a table runner, or stitch up a quilt full of love.
Keep your best friend cozy and stylish when she’s out in the elements with this tutorial and resizable pattern for a dog coat. For the raw materials, you can tap into the never-ending supply of jackets in thrift stores and yard sales.
Nancy Prince’s new book, Thread Painting with Style, is a great place to start your thread painting adventures. Spend some time with Nancy as she talks about her new book on TheQuiltShow.com – Alex Anderson and Ricky Tims’ website – February 13-26. Read on for more details!
One of the best things about keeping in touch with former students is to be able to see how they progress. We just received this wonderful picture from a group of wives of United Nations delegates that had been students here 2 years ago.
Join us on February 9th for One Pillow – Three Ways: Easy, Easier, Easiest! We’ll make one clean and simple, one with double cording detail, and a third with a mitered border. Choose that one you like best or make all three for a new look in your home.