Today we're focusing on paper piecing, also known as foundation piecing . How did this technique get these names? Because you literally piece the block onto a foundation layer of paper or fabric. With paper pieced quilt patterns, you remove the paper once the block is complete. One paper-pieced block...
When it comes to quilting and sewing a quilt, you have a lot of options. You can choose to use a free-motion motif, add straight lines for a modern appeal, or even use a digitized pattern if your machine has the option. Likewise, there are many options for piecing a quilt. I usually piece my quilts by...
16 Jan 2013
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What's better than a weekend away with the girls? Adding handmade quilt art , of course! Back Harbor in Rockport, Mass. I was lucky to get away with six friends recently, and we rented a house for the weekend in Rockport, Massachusetts, a beautiful seaside town north of Boston. One friend organized...