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 …
Friendly Wendy of C&T Publishing Blog is hosting a giveaway for the book, Connecting Design to Stitch by Sandra Meech. She explains,
Part guide and part design class, the suggested lessons and projects offer exercises in refining and focusing design
Jenna of Sew Happy Geek is on point in getting the most mileage from her fabrics when creating Granny Squares. She shares how on her blog. Get the mini-tute.
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Lori Holt of Bee In My Bonnet is currently teaching how to make her Spoolin’ Around quilt, a section shown here. The Spools one patch can have many different looks, I especially like Lori’s liberal use of gray and white …
Ever wonder how quilters decide what fabrics to use in a project? Teresa of Stash Books Blog shows us her selection process for her String X blocks and even offers up a helpful hint. Go HERE to learn more.
Rachel of Craft is hosting a giveaway on her blog for a copy of the book, Reinvention: Sewing with Rescued Materials by Maya Donenfeld. Maya blogs at Maya*Made and you can see her post about her book blog tour here…
The 100 Days of Modern Quilting event came to a close this month. If you missed any day or want to revisit one you can; the Modern Quilt Guild created a reference page with links to every post in the …
Teena Vallerine of Kitschen Pink talks on her blog about simplifying her home, which she describes as a little white cottage. Shown here, is her guest bedroom where she shows how her hexie quilt provides the color in the …
Lynn of C&T Publishing Blog just posted a giveaway for the new book Sliver Quilts by Lisa O’Neill. Get on over there and see how you can get a chance to win a copy.
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Call me jaded, but I see so much fabric as part of my beat here at Craft Gossip, that at times it all starts looking alike. Not so with the fabric Mark Cesarik designs. He has just come out with …
Rachel at Stitched in Color finished this quilt she calls Oodalolly. She explains,
It finishes 56″x 72″, a happy size for cuddling, with one side rainbow riot and the other side minimalist urban zen.
I love that she bound …