Shining Stars

Let your stars shine in your next quilted project. Star patterns in quilts have a long and varied history. Seen in traditional quilts, art quilts, and even modern quilts, stars can be found adorning quilt patterns the world over. We’re celebrating the stars and sky this week, so we pulled together a few of the…

Okrahoma, OK!

Ricky Tims had a great time encouraging his Facebook fans to help him come up with punny names for his entry in the August TQL Cookoff. (Recipes for this issue’s cookoff had to be inspired by stage plays!) The ideas his FB friends suggested are pretty funny, proving once again what a clever and creative…

Clear Sailing

Foundation Piecing – It’s a Breeze Reprinted from American Quilter Magazine By: Marci Baker CLEAR SAILING, 47-1/2″ x 64-1/2″. All quilts by Marci Baker I’ve always been intrigued by the foundation piecing technique, sometimes referred to as paper piecing. However, I was frustrated that the construction method I used didn’t guarantee success. Occasionally fabric pieces…

Liberated Log Cabins

Have fun building a Liberated Log Cabin Block with the help from the foundress of Liberated Quiltmaking. This easy guide comes from the book Liberated Quiltmaking II by Gwen Marston, and we’re presenting the tips to you free this week. Step-by-Step: Liberated Log Cabin Block Cut a square or “squarish” shape by eye (see fig…