A design wall is essential for getting the best results when laying out a quilt top. Karin of Leigh Laurel Studios agrees, saying
The design wall has by far been the most valuable addition to my studio.
If you have …
The modern, the graphics, the white space all add up to a wow! quilt design. Made by Sarah of Sew What, Sherlock?, she shares on her blog just how she made The Cross quilt block with lots of helpful …
This is a snippet from Pat Sloan’s design wall showing off some of her snazzy birthday quilt blocks received from quilt-y friends. Check out the Pat portrait…adorbs. Now that she has so many, it’s time to put them all together.…
Jaime of That’s My Letter shows on her blog how to make this wood plank quilt. She explains,
Make this wall decor using pine boards, glue and various stains. It makes a great statement and combines two of my favorites:
Today, Exuberant Color shows off her quilt top (laid out but not completely sewn together) on her double design board. It’s a Streak of Lightning setting of a Log Cabin pattern. This setting is a favorite of mine, so I …
Rachel of Stitched in Color is showing newbie quilters how to create a quilt, from design to done. The image shown here is from post 9, Sew and Assemble Blocks. There’s no expiration on these tutorials, go HERE to …
Anne of Play Crafts takes on the topic of color in a recent blog post. She explains,
Knowing how colors appear to change based on their context can be a very powerful design tool when creating your projects.
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Like many of you who got …
I’d love to hang out with Jude Hill of Spirit Cloth just to soak up her creative vibe. Next best thing would be to connect online. Well, recently she has declared open enrollment for her What if Diaries class. She …
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