quilted hand print pillows teacher gift

What a sweet way to highlight little one’s handprints – pillows with two bouquets on a quilted ground finished with ruffles. These are teacher appreciation gifts made by Rachael of Rachael Rabbit on behalf of her daughter. Go Mom, great …

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Jude Hill What If class

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 …

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Qulted Mat Sew Along

This sounds like fun. Roslyn of Sew Delicious is hosting a sew along starting today, May 20th and ending May 24th. She explains,

The project is a quilted mat – perfect for anyone wanting to try quilting but are intimidated

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patchwork ball tute

Ros of RosMadeMe claims her patchwork pentagon ball bounces. Want to make one? She takes you step-by-step from supply list, drafting your own template, English paper piecing, and stuffing. Get the know-how.

Image credit: RosMadeMe

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Oriental Poppy_ McKimThe 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 …

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straight line quilting tipsMegan of Canoe Ridge Creations is a fan of straight line quilting. She explains,

It gives such a fresh & modern feel and can be used in so many different projects and patterns. Straight-line quilting also creates a great texture,

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hobo bag stitch bookMalka of A Stitch in Dye talks about her excitement over her project – Half Moon Rising Hobo Bag – making it on the cover of an upcoming book by Tricia Waddell. The title,  The Best of Stitch: Bags

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Lecture Series Craftsy

If you didn’t get to go to QuiltCon, you can still catch some of the lectures at Craftsy. Go HERE to download the series. It’s free!

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Quilting Category Creativebug

This is exciting news! Starting Wednesday, the online DIY craft instruction website Creativebug is adding Quilting to their lineup. They’ve already signed up some fabulous instructors. Go HERE to learn more.

Image credit: Creativebug

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Feb quilt block Craftsy BOM 2013Tonya of The Crafty Mummy made this quilt block for the February BOM from Craftsy. This is the second time Craftsy has offered a free BOM for quilters. This year, the teacher is a personal favorite, Laura Nownes, co-author with …

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Today at American Patchwork & Quilting Radio, host Pat Sloan talks with yet another talented group of guests. They include Ebony Love (die cutting), Betz White, Weeks Ringle and Bill Kerr (design tips).

Don’t miss it. Go to Pat’s blog post

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Becky Goldsmith quilt exhibit Austin

If you are in the North Texas area now thru March 15th, don’t miss Becky Goldsmith’s quilt exhibit at Austin College. She’s half of the team at Piece O’ Cake. Their happy applique quilt patterns always bring a smile …

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Quilter's Calendar

Check out this new tool for quilters, an online Quilter’s Calendar. I just did. I clicked on Pat Sloan’s name on the 16th of February. A pop-up tells me she’ll be teaching at the Vereins Quilt Guild in Fredericksburg, TX. …

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quilts from photos Betty AlofsThis is a quilt made by well-known quilt teacher Betty Alofs from her book, Quilt Your Favorite Photos. New to using photos in quilts? She’s the subject of an interview at Craft Foxes where she talks about incorporating them …

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Student work Stitch Slash quilt class CraftsyThis pillow is by Lesley, a student of Carol Ann Waugh’s Stitch and Slash class on Craftsy. Teaching her raw edge cutwork technique for surface design, Carol asked students to upload photos of their finished work. Go HERE to

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