Month

February 2012
Quilters who have faced a queen-sized top may have dreamed about sewing it faster under the 360 degree movement of a long arm quilting machine. In this video we are taking you to an American Quilter’s Society show in Paducah, KY to show you how it’s done! Enjoy the beautiful quilting and your “Pieceful Moment”...
Love Blooms is a free pattern designed by Joyce Stewart.  The quilt looks like it is intricate piecing, but it’s actually the appliqué method introduced by Joyce and Ann Seely in their book, I Can’t Believe It’s Not Piecing! Here’s your chance to try out their technique and to create a beautiful quilt that looks...
Thank you to the Lunch Bunch Quilters (Alicia Campbell, Sallie Jones, Laurie Keogh) for submitting this story. “They say every quilt has a story, so here is our Block Buffet story. We have a group that quilts together during most lunch hours. We annually enter quilts in our local fair—Orange County, California—as the Lunch Bunch...
Do you love looking at beautiful antique quilts? Then sit back and take a peak  at Bill & Jean Lyle’s fabulous collection of antique quilts. They are all in unbelievably mint condition. How many of these traditional patterns can you identify? This pieceful interlude is sure to inspire you!
Join Allison Aller and make a memorable keepsake of your own or for someone you love.
After my husband had been out of work for an extended period of time, we sold our house in Bothell, Washington, and moved to Corvallis, Oregon, in 2005. This was a very hard decision to make as we were moving away from our grown children. When visiting a local quilt shop, Janilou Creations in Philomath,...
Get a head start on Spring with this pretty Tulip Garden II quilt pattern designed by Hallie O’Kelley. Use Hallie’s screen printing technique for the tulips or use traditional appliqué. This pretty quilt is about 62 x 82 and will bring a touch of Spring to any room. The pattern is our gift to you!...
They say that every quilt tells a story. Some stories may be buried deep in the faded fibers of old quilts. The quilt detectives at the University of Nebraska are on the case! The Artifact Analysis class at the International Quilt Study Center at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln,  is the only program of its...
Step Back In Time With Classic Hand Appliqué Baltimore enthusiasts will love recreating this 25 block, original 1848 quilt. Echo the classic red/yellow/green color scheme or choose your own updated palette of colors. Try Barbara’s innovative method for recreating the multilayered flowers. Instructions for everything you need to know are provided, from fabric selection through...
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