Tag: Baby Quilts

Modern Patchwork Fall 2015

Inspiration abounds with 23 brand new modern quilting projects, techniques, and more in this must-have issue of Modern Patchwork. Order or instantly download your copy of the Fall 2015 issue of Modern Patchwork magazine today to: Screen print your own fabric and visit with five screen print artists. Get machine quilting tips from award-winning quilter, Catherine Redford. Find exciting new gifts, fabrics, and…

Modern Patchwork Spring 2015

Spring is in the air! Colors will bloom in your home when you create any or all of the 27+ fun and fresh projects featured in this issue of Modern Patchwork! Add a breath of fresh air along with a splash of color to your home with more than 27 eye-catching projects in Modern Patchwork…

Basic Quilting Abbreviations: From ATC to WOF

If I told you to go to your LQS to get some PFD so you could finish your ATC you HSY, would you know what I was talking about? Quilters use many abbreviations to communicate basic quilting terms. Some are practical: you don’t want to have to write (or repeat) “half-square triangles” over and over…

Quilt Finishing Techniques: Choosing a Binding

A Note from Vivika: Our online editor, Cate Prato, has recently delved into traditional quilting techniques including adventures in binding. I asked her to share her experience with you. When it comes to quilt finishing, I’ve always resorted to an easy quilt binding like the pillowcase method. Sometimes I even leave a raw edge. Because…

Make It! Patchwork 2015

  DEPARTMENTS Editor’s Note Strips + Stripes Quilt Malka Dubrawsky A project from “Fresh Quilting: Fearless Color, Design, and Inspiration” Hot Picks Fun new finds for your sewing room. On the Bookshelf See the latest collections Sewing Basics available online Project Index French Press Cozy by Rosemarie DeBoer   Download the FREE expanded Sewing Basics here.…

Surprising Sewing Machine Stitches for Your Quilts

Playing with your pre-programmed sewing machine stitches can be a wonderful way to spend a rainy afternoon. The plethora of stitches on some machines could keep you busy for hours–but what about some of the utilitarian stitches we all know and love? I was able to complete this quilt quickly using a serpentine stitch created…

Modern Quilt Perspectives: What’s it All About?

A Note from Vivika: Please allow me to introduce–or re-introduce–you to modern quilt artist Thomas Knauer. A self-described “math geek,” Thomas began combining math, aesthetics, and concepts at an early age (his high school had a weaving studio!). He taught design Drake University and the State University of New York before leaving academia due to health…