The drama in this quilt comes from the contrasting values, not the colors which are on the subdued side. I found this beauty at Martingale’s online shop in the book “At Home with Country Quilts – 13 Patchwork Patterns” by …
Anorina of Samelia’s Mum is making this quilt for a baby girl about to be born to a friend. I love her color choices, they make the quilt. A WIP (work in progress), I cannot wait to see it quilted. …
I received an advance copy of the book, Kaffe Fassett Quilts Shots and Stripes written by Kaffe Fassett and Liza Prior Lucy. Their publicist (thank you!) allowed me to ask the authors a few questions and I’m going to share …
Ashley of Film in the Fridge made this pink, red, and purple quilt [top] for Valentine’s Day. It’s a lovely exploration of rectangles and solids with a little fabric surprise sewn in. Go HERE to learn more.
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This 30′s Hawaiian quilt came across my Facebook News Feed today from French72 Antique Quilts. I’m intrigued by a comment left by Anna Harkins who explained,
A Hawaiian friend told me to look for all the stages of flower
Kate of See Kate Sew welcomed her new baby girl with this pretty pink, black and white quilt. She explains she purposely added black to give it the high contrast babies love. Interested in making one? She’s written up instructions …
Shruti of 13 Woodhouse Road fell in love with this quilt – so much so – she contacted the maker, Sandra Bruce. A generous artist, she answered every question she had about it. Go HERE to read more and see …
Margaret of Konstant Kaos is conscious of the mathematics of making a quilt. I love that about her. In her latest tutorial, she mocks up several quilt tops inspired by the thirty-six officers problem. Intrigued? Get the know-how.
Melody Crust talks on her blog about the importance of selecting the right quilting pattern to make the most impact on your quilt top. Calling straight line quilting elegant, click HERE to learn more.
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This image has 1529 repins on Pinterest, so I clicked through to learn this is Anthropologie’s Wildfield Quilt. Like most items in their store, it’s pricey, yet desirable. I noticed the reviews have been overwhelmingly bad, with people saying it’s …
Rachel of Stitched in Color admits she’s a quilt nerd after writing a post on value types you find in quilt patterns. She accompanies each type (scattered, radiating, rhythmic, illustrative and mixed) with a photo of a quilt incorporating it. …
Tonya of The Crafty Mummy made this I Spy quilt for her son and admits it’s one of her favorites. I see why. Choosing fun novelty prints with your child’s interests in mind is a sure way to please them. …
Wendy of Late to Create shares her way of binding a quilt – she combines machine and hand sewing. She tells what type of fabric she normally selects for a great looking binding, plus how to battle hand fatigue when …
Penny of Penny’s Vintage Home updated her front porch to make it say Fall. Besides her black cat Boo, the two quilts help create a cozy, inviting scene. I spied this at the Grace at Home linky party hosted by …
Amy Smart of Diary of a Quilter shows us some crafty finishes from a weekend of sewing. First up is this fresh and breezy quilt in the making. For non-quilters, you are looking at some of the blocks she laid …