A bird, a tree and leaves appliqued on a white ground. This, a closeup of a quilted pillow made by Karen Miller of Karen’s Quilts, Crows and Cardinals. She’s celebrating having her whimsical fall project, Family Tree, featured …
Row by row you can build a quilt. You know you want to make one, now that the kids are back to school. Join Little Miss Shabby for her Rainbow Row Along, in progress. You’ll learn piecing and applique.
If the thought of making an entire quilt seems out of reach, why not take a quilt block and make it the focus of a pillow. Melony of Mel Designs did just that with her adorable Dresden Plate Burlap Pillow. …
Anorina of Samelia’s Mum shares her secret for making hand applique easier. It involves starch and kid’s glue. What she’s sewn here is a circle onto a square ground. To find out more, go to the tutorial.
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Heather of Quilt or Stitch talks about her new-found love for applique after taking a Sarah Fielke class on Craftsy. The piece you see here, she plans to turn into a throw pillow. I’m digging the striped flower stems, and …
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There are two heroes in this story. The husband who grabbed he and his wife’s wedding quilt on the way out the door of their burning house and Jackie, a friend who restored the quilt. It survived the flames fine, …
Erin Russek of One Piece at a Time shared on her blog the latest block for the Christmas quilt you see here. Called Jingle Applique, it’s located bottom center of the red border. There’s nothing sweeter than birds, leaves …
Julie of The Crafty Quilter made this star-shaped table topper as part of her Christmas Once a Month series. Using fabric from the Winter’s Lane collection by Kate and Birdie, she combined patchwork and applique in this handsome project. The …
Quilts have aesthetic value certainly, but my favorite quilts are the ones made and given for a special reason. Lori’s (Humble Quilts) sweet quilting friends made her this traditional hands and hearts quilt during a rough patch in …
Lindsey of LRstitched made this cozy for the Patchwork Please quilt along. She adapted it to her own tastes, bread and butter! She talks about the project here, and even provides a toast applique pattern you can use to …
These pretty reverse applique circles remind me of Spring. That’s a good thing since I had to turn the heat back on today. Yep, another cool snap. Lindsay of Lindsay Sews shows you how to create these shapes, saying it’s …
The late Ruby Short McKim created this quilt pattern, Oriental Poppy as part of her quilt pattern business back in the 1920′s and 30′s in Kansas City, Missouri (US). It uses both piecing and applique for the flower. More than …
Are you feeling stitchy? Julie of The Crafty Quilter shares the last tutorial in her three-part series on machine applique. To make sure you get great results with your own needlework efforts, she shares lots of great photos of the …