Do you ever wonder where trends come from? How is it that all of a sudden it seems like everyone is quilting with a hexagon motif and then the next thing you know, color blocking is all the rage? One of the recent trends that seems to have come out of nowhere is the popularity of English paper piecing...
I have tried handwork of all kinds. Anything to do with needles and thread has been on my radar or in my project basket at one time or another. But every so often I discover something new. Scrappy Patchwork Pillow with English paper piecing by Joanna Wilczynska, from Modern Patchwork 2013. Several years...
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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