Day

May 14, 2012
Watch Bonnie Browning interview Susan Stewart, the winner of the 2012 Bernina of America Machine Workmanship Award at the Paducah Quilt Show and Contest. Susan’s amazing quilt started out as a Lone Star. See how she used embroidery and directional fabrics to make an award-winning quilt. Susan also encourages you to enter your own quilt.
You’re at the local fabric shop when inspiration strikes – but wait, you’d like to make a coverlet instead of a full bedspread, or your brother has a California king and you don’t know what that really means. Every quilter loves fabric, but there’s no point in buying far too much – or worse, not...
Even though I can’t wait to start cutting fabric, I’m going to do something really important first – starch the heck out of the fabrics. Yes, that’s a technical term meaning “make it stiff as a sheet of paper,” and it will help so much where accuracy is concerned. Cutting the patches with the grain...