Join me for my three-part Silhoucat Quilt-Along and learn a really nice way to combine some piecing with an easy appliqué. Taking a basic half square triangle pattern and adding an appliqué on top makes a nice keepsake or a very attainable, very prized gift!
How much does Molly Hanson, free-motion quilter and author of Free-Motion Quilting for Beginners (and those who think they can’t), love her BERNINA sewing machines for free-motion quilting? Let’s count the ways . . .
Turn a pile of fabric scraps into a shimmering faceted panel evocative of quartz and opal crystals, then use it to make a padded cover for your iPad or tablet.
The hand embroidery is complete on my Tilty Town #10 quilt and it’s ready for machine work. Why add machine stitching to this quilt measuring only 10” x 10”? Because I love the added patterning and texture unique to machine quilting.
Whether you are beginning or ending a line of quilting stitches, the stitches must be secured to keep them from coming undone. In this post I’ll teach you how to “pack the stitches,” a technique in which the first few stitches – or last few, if at the end of a line – are placed very, very close together.