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Those arent squares gasp Of interest String quilts Quilts

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Scrappy Strings HST layout 4

String Pieced Half Square Triangles Another Great Scrap Quilt So Simple Yet Cute And Easy Scrap Quilts Beginners

scrappy string quilt | Flickr - Photo Sharing! Use magazine pages and draw diagonal lines in various widths.

Quilting feathers on a strip quilt. How-to by Lynn Harris at The Little Red Hen

Free Diagonal Strip Quilt in 5 sizes

I love to share quilting with others, and hope you will give these easy quilts a try. Once again, in the interest of full disclosure, I must admit that ...

string star quilt block tutorial from little miss shabby

This quilt is 5 blocks across by six blocks down with every other block flipped upside down across the row.

Ultimate Quilt Block by Lynne Goldsworthy

I like to lay all the charm squares out to play with different combinations. If you are brave you can simply pull two at a time and sew them together.

String-Along Update – modafabrics

A mockup of the block using fabric squares

paper piecing string quilt block // tutorial and photo from Ashley at Film in the Fridge

Notice the center is the same color as the background!

I used leftover blocks from the 2 other quilts shown above. I pieced a few improv circle blocks and added simple squares. All stash fabric.

It's fun and interesting because of the lively colors and improvisational squares. My improv circle process is in my book, Madly Modern Quilts

The values have been reversed from a traditional Dresden plate

Easy Layer-Cake Quilts 2

Every block that was squares and/or rectangles she put together herself. The ones with angles I took care of. I think it worked out great.

In fact, I think I will! I'll post it when it's done. Hmmm….I have a friend I can give this one to so it may not be a charity quilt when it's completed.

At the center of the quilt, is the date, "1885."

Should the blue border go on???

Easy and fun, and you can use up weird sizes of HSTs, weird widths of strings, and you don't have to worry if the HSTs are facing the right direction or ...

Do you use Pinterest to save ideas? I'd be lost (and so would a few forests worth of wood and paper) without it. Throughout the year I use Pinterest to save ...

I love to share quilting with others, and hope you will give these easy quilts a try. Once again, in the interest of full disclosure, I must admit that ...

This is a wedge quilt. But instead of the wedges being the focus, they become the background or "negative space" in the design and the focus is on the ...

If you have my book Wedge Quilt Workshop, I talk about using strips between wedges. This is one of the many possibilities with that approach!

Red-work Stars is just a simple variable star pattern with an embroidered red-work flower in the center of each star. (My sister is a nut for embroidered ...

FMQ Weekly: Wayward quilting design

Alice Helms, Trip Around the World

This brought a lot of buy-in for the store as the artists brought in their families to show them their quilting square on the ceiling.

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Kaleidoscope Free-Motion in the Grid video

What has been the most surprising part of owning a store? There is NEVER a moment where you can safely feel like you've reached your goals.

Make a Quick Quilt for a Friend or Loved One

Up one side and down the other: this gives you practice working both "forward" and "backward" which is helpful for improving your FMQ.

Lib box 2

I'm not 100% happy with the back. I wish I had made those pieced strips just as scrappy as the front blocks, but I was lazy and just chopped up 4-5 fat ...

Labeling all of the components helps to ensure a good experience. Frankly, it's a LOT of extra work. Sometimes I jokingly think that this would be a great ...

One colorway of the block

Alice Helms, detail, Trip Around the World

The pattern for this quilt will be published in QuiltCon magazine, which is available online now or later this month in print. And how about this: they put ...

Next match up your Charm sets with a “long” Layer Cake piece. Sew them together on the long side, and press to the long side. This will yield 30 blocks.

Learn more about the quilt and read the artist's statement on the SJSA site.

If you need a little FMQ practice, shop your stash, cut a piece (about 12-14'' square is ideal) and sit down and quilt it. Don't stop in the middle to ...

One of the things Pat told us to aim for was shapes that cross and therefore blur the rigidly geometrical seam lines between the squares.

Both of these quilts come together very quickly. I hope you keep them ready in your bag of tricks. The Confetti quilt is a bit more controlled – the “long” ...

Apron Strings Quilt Shop

Today I get to show the other quilt of mine that will be in the QuiltCon show: introducing "Quasar".

this is from the book Small Pieces, Spectacular Quilts by Mary Elizabeth Kinch and Biz Storms... and while that yellow sashing and border are kryptonite to ...

batik area dec 06, 3 10 11 pm

To enter to win one of the bundles plus a copy of Easy Layer-Cake Quilts 2, tell us in the comments:

You'll use these templates alternating between them for each cut as you work down your fabric strip. In the pictures below you'll see I first cut along the ...

kaffe display dec 06, 9 34 33 pm

There might be enough for an interesting improv block quilt top right here! I feel my SewJo lighting up.

Mama's Cottage

Marcia Derse and Malka Dubrowsky have these intense, rich commercial prints based off of their own hand-dye and batiks. On their own or playing together ...

This quilt isn't all organic - the muslin foundation isn't organic, the back is a mix of conventional shot cottons, and I tried out a bamboo batting.

I used leftover blocks from the 2 other quilts shown above. I pieced a few improv circle blocks and added simple squares. All stash fabric.

QUILTsocial | Issue 7

Tape them to your quilting ruler so that the edge of the template is aligned with the edge of the ruler.

The Magic Triangle Block tutorial

But to be honest, there are also parts of quilting that don't make me so happy. There are things I don't really love so much. In the past I have let myself ...

The other thing about Pat is that she is an artist. Not a quilter, but an artist, even thought her medium is quilts. On the evening of the first day of the ...

Now go along the other side of the guiding line, doing the same thing. d. Move over and start a new wavy line. leaving enough room between them for adding ...

My guess is that the fabrics range from the 30s-60s. Not sure of the fibre content of much of it, but some pretty sweet fabric.

I used leftover blocks from the 2 other quilts shown above. I pieced a few improv circle blocks and added simple squares. All stash fabric.

QUILTsocial | Issue 9

This quilt is 5 blocks across by six blocks down with every other block flipped upside down across the row.

The technique is similar to the string quilt in this book, only I changed the size of the blocks and I cut my strips to all different widths without ...

Design Wall Aug 11 2013

But to be honest, there are also parts of quilting that don't make me so happy. There are things I don't really love so much. In the past I have let myself ...

'Walking in the Sunshine' by Gritty Winandy quilt. '

Quilt room Dec 06, 4 55 26 PM.jpg

QSOS with Richard Tims

Here's the result of my first hour or so of work. Don't you love these fabrics together? That bit of turquoise and red dots and white lines has been in my “ ...

I actually starting threading my machine with the normal grey thread I use for piecing. It seemed kind of obvious to use it. It would blend in and carry on ...

This box goes in the mail today to a quilt project that I support.

Plagued by Quilt (Haunted Yarn Shop Series #4)

This is a very busy quilt block but hopefully you can still see how pillowy and lighthearted this design comes across.

Voices from the Second Floor 2017-2018 Literary Arts Department Pittsburgh CAPA 6-12 A Pittsburgh Public School

I have to admit, I thought this composition was GORGEOUS! I loved the way the light and dark blues played off the rich reds and oranges, and the discordant, ...

Gasp!

lickety stitch displayl

Quilt Now Sampler

Shop Name: Bolt Quilt Shop Owner: Patty Rowley Address: 12 Main St, Cornish, Maine 04020. Phone: 207-625-4255. Located in the center of a small historic ...

Trip Around the World in Eight Hours

With this one, I honoured the spaces between the squares in the grid, as you can see. I used two yarns again (black is sashiko yarn from Japan and red is ...

MBS at the shore

And here's fabric and photos of quilts I made for family. I made 3 quilts using the same stash. The curves are free hand improv pieced.

Quilter's Companion#68

Ali Ferguson work in progress

I ...

... interest came while in high school in 1965 with machine embroidery. After college she continued to work with and teach stitching, quilting and weaving.

Shop: Lickety Stitch Quilts Address: 206 S. Main Street, Lusk, WY 82225. Phone: 307-334-9963. Owner: Karen Wisseman Employees: 1 full time employee and 2 ...

You know we love the quality of baby lock sewing machines and now their Genuine Collection sewing machines are available for purchase online.

And here's fabric and photos of quilts I made for family. I made 3 quilts using the same stash. The curves are free hand improv pieced.

A coat rack gets a yarn bombing makeover -- love the pom-pom hairdo