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November 25, 2014
Creative people like to find inspiration in all parts of their lives. In today’s mobile, connected world, it’s easy to turn to the Internet. But that doesn’t mean inspiration can’t be found offline, too! Try this project with your guild, and you’ll find new influences for your quilts. Magazine Roulette 1. Have each attendee bring...
Let your quilt label sparkle! Thanks to Quilter’s Express for this beautiful project. You can find Swarovski crystals at quiltersexpress.com!   Find an image and/or the words you want to use on your quilt label. Use your favorite software program to size and position images and words exactly where you want them. Print out the label(s) onto...
Virginia “Rusty ” Hedrick may have been a banker by profession, a community leader, and a loving mother, but she was also a skilled artisan. Rusty, who founded the Inland Empire Quilter’s Guild and invented and patented a quilt frame, also knew the value of quiet stitching. With sadness, we note that Rusty passed away...
It’s the perfect machine-quilting motif for filling in triangle-shaped blocks! Handi Quilter Ambassador Angela Walters (www.quiltingismytherapy.com) demonstrates how to quilt a hook swirl, a variation of the basic swirl. Not only is this an easy motif to learn, it works well as a background fill that easily adapts to fill in the triangle shapes within...
Here’s a cute Christmas pattern from BERNINA! We think this cheery little elf is much cuter than the one who sits on shelves, and you can make it yourself! Prop this adorable Santa’s helper next to your sewing machine. If you’re lucky, he might even use a little magic to do some stitching while you...