New York Beauty Diversified by Linda J. Hahn

Beautifully diverse! Join traditional quilt blocks to New York Beauty blocks and bring fresh life to this  grand old patchwork design. Use foundation paper-piecing for super-precise results and error-free sewing. 14 projects and several gallery quilts showcase design possibilities for everyone from beginning quilters to experienced sewers. Every block in the book can be mixed,…

Don’t Let Your Selvage Languish

For the uninitiated, the term “selvage” can conjure up images of wrecked and decrepit vehicles languishing in a junkyard. But to intrepid quilters and sewers, lots of colorful images and fun projects materialize. Let‘s take a moment to review what selvage means to a quilter. Selvage refers to the tightly woven area that runs along…

More about SMP

At TQL, we’ve heard some nice feedback from folks who’ve read “Mending Communities, One Sewing Machine at a Time” in the February issue. It’s the story of the Sewing Machine Project, an effort to distribute used, unwanted sewing machines to people who need them, here in America and all over the world. Margaret Jankowski, who…