Tag: Quilting

Modern Patchwork Magazine July/August 2017

Whether you make bold and graphic bed quilts, small projects for your home, or charity quilts, these and more are all explored in the July/August 2017 issue of Modern Patchwork magazine. Join in the fun of modern quilting and explore the possibilities with new patterns from top designers, reviews of fresh fabrics and books, and…

Quilting Arts Magazine April/May 2017

Springtime is the perfect season to explore inspirational and creative possibilities in fabric and thread. The April/May 2017 issue of Quilting Arts Magazine brings loads of inspiration from amazing fiber artists. Learn about unique embellishment techniques from Heidi Lund, fabric collage with Connie Fahrion, felting on quilts, thread sketching realistic feathers, and so much more.…

How to Read Paper Piecing Quilt Patterns

If you’ve ever tried them, you know that paper piecing quilt patterns can be difficult to decipher. Often it seems like they are written in a different language. Plus, the process of paper piecing can seem backward when you first start learning this sewing technique. Don’t let these minor roadblocks stop you from trying paper piecing!…

Quilting Arts Magazine December 2016/January 2017

  Make time for art quilting as you explore the inspirational and creative possibilities found in the December 2016/January 2017 issue of Quilting Arts Magazine. For those who love hand stitching, meet contemporary art quilter Susan Lenz whose approach to fiber is fresh and innovative. In addition, we’ve included a pattern for a little “Etui”…

How to Machine Quilt a Cross Hatch Design

Do you machine quilt your own quilts? Or do you take send them out to be quilted? Each option has its merits and there is no right or wrong choice. I tend to make small quilting projects, most often baby quilts or lap quilts, so I usually quilt them myself. However, I have the notion…

Tips for Making Bold Quilts in Small Spaces

Feeling a little confined in your quilting space? I always do. For some reason, no matter how much space I have dedicated to my quilting projects it never seems to be enough. If you’re like me, you could use a little help reorganizing your space and supplies so you have plenty of room to make…

Modern Patchwork Winter 2016

Take your quilting to new heights this winter with 23 brand new projects for you and your home. Learn modern quilting techniques and more in yet another must-have issue of Modern Patchwork. Order or instantly download your copy of the Winter 2016 issue of Modern Patchwork magazine today to: Meet Violet Craft and make our exclusive Cardinal Table Runner project! Read about what…

Combine Free-Motion Quilting and Art Supplies for Zentangle on Fabric

I love it when two popular art techniques come together. In this case: free-motion quilting motifs and Zentangle®. Zentangle free-motion quilting motifs with machine stitching and shading with paint and pencil, by Nysha Oren Nelson. If you’re not familiar with Zentangle, it’s a form of line drawing with repeated designs, also known as Zen doodling.…

Episode 1601 Preview Quilting Arts TV Series 1600

Art Quilt Design from a Different Point of View: In this episode, learn how tiny lines and slivers of unexpected color can add depth and character to an art quilt. Improvisational quilt artist Pat Pauly shows how to add a linear quality to quilt designs by including beautifully pieced thin lines. Then, fiber artist Nysha…