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Make Halloween purrrr-fect with this kitty quilt by Mickey Beebe.
This 16" Dahlia Mosaic quilt applies the techniques, which are explained in Piecing with Pixels, of blending a stencil like pattern with one or more photos and/or filtered texture. When printed on treated silk or cotton, and then quilted, digital design is given a whole new dimension. This technique uses Adobe Photoshop Elements software.
From an editor’s standpoint, Wendy Hill (we talked about her stashless state in last week’s post) is wonderful to work with. She’s very organized, very knowledgeable, has lots of good photos, and lots of opinions! I can’t resist sharing some background information she gave me about the improvisational piecing technique in her article “Start Somewhere...
As I mentioned in my editor’s letter in the August TQL, Wendy Hill has no stash. When she told me that, my first impulse was to feel sorry for her. After all, I derive so much pleasure from the care and feeding of my own prodigious stash. But Wendy insists she’s fine—happy, even. Here’s how...
Create the beloved look of Tiffany glass with this sweet blue bird and dogwoods.
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...
Jackie, a native Texan, started avidly quilting 18 years ago while living in Kuwait. Since then, quilting has been a creative outlet in which she immerses herself and never tires of playing around with designs which incorporate signature elements of her “Split Flying Geese” technique. Living in a small town outside of Houston, Texas, known...
By Jackie Hillman Living in a small town outside of Houston, Texas, known for growing watermelons, I was motivated to design a watermelon quilt. The center of SLICE OF HEAVEN looks complicated, but it is actually made using a bargello technique. Follow these instructions to make a fun watermelon bargello table topper. Information on making...
Sometimes a quilter needs a “no wrong answers” kind of project, as an antidote. After an intense quilt experience — the designing, the auditioning, the second guessing, the making all the corners meet and the points match–a person can use a break. Click here to download your FREE pattern.* *The pattern is in PDF format....
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