Adrianne of On the Windy Side shares on her blog how to make a quilted hot water bottle cover (hottie for short). Strip piecing makes quick work of the fabric panel and her stitches delight, notice each row is different. …
Jennifer of Elefantz shares on her blog a tip for neatly finishing machine quilting stitches. She explains,
It’s important for both front and back to both be neat.
Image credit: Elefantz…
Maartje of Quilting in Amsterdam stitched these sunny flowers then turned them into a set of mug rugs. She admits this hyper quilting is her favorite way to create items to give to friends and family. Visit her blog to …
Holly shows her readers how to stitch puzzle pieces on this whole cloth quilt. Though it looks difficult, she makes easy work of it by starting off her free motion quilting with a grid. Visit HollyMayb to get the tutorial…
This princess doll is sleeping under a quilt with pea-like stitching. Delightful! Go HERE to see more of this fairy tale come to life.
Image credit: Mollie Makes…
We’ve all heard the phrase “quilting makes the quilt”. But in this case the maker’s choice of Briar Rose and Cotton Couture stitched in a Honeycomb pattern makes it sing. Ashley’s readers (Film in the Fridge) begged for details, and …
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 …
Image credit: Di van Niekerk…
Leena of Creative Instincts put the blue lace she received in a swap to good use in this hand quilted mat she refers to as the royal rug. I see why, her color and texture choices have a luxurious, …
Karen of Quilts…etc. is celebrating finishing 140+ hours of hand stitching this Bow Tie Medallion quilt. Whoa, that’s a lot of time invested, but oh so worth it. You can see here she just released it from the quilt frame …
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 …
Anorina of Samelia’s Mum shares how to make this pretty quilt she calls Step in Time. Psst, it was featured in a major quilting magazine in 2012, kudos Anorina! You’ll use precuts to get a head start in piecing, so …
Image credit: Maureen Cracknell Handmade
Kerry of verykerryberry believes good binding can add to or detract from your quilted items. She shows the best way to bind what she calls ‘small quilty things’ with a single binding method (double binding is standard for bed quilts). …
Here’s some eye candy for you today. Kathy of Tamarack Shack quilted this curved nine patch on her longarm. Gorgeous job. Visit her post to see lots of photos of her stitching.
Image credit: Tamarack Shack…