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As gift giving season approaches, here’s a way to finish your beautiful pieced projects. Join Leila Gardunia as she shares her tip for taking a canvas frame and a few staples and turns that top into art you can hang on the wall! Start with a pre-made blank canvas and frame the size you need....
When asked, ‘If you could have only one ruler, which would it be?’ time and again, quilters would say that one of five rulers were their favorite. It was interesting that nearly all of the responses to this question fell into one of these five ruler categories.   The big long rectangle ruler. I think we...
Make your own reusable plastic templates with iquilt online instructor Joanne Sharpe. She walks you through the process from beginning to end. Keep all your favorite shapes handy! Additional Tip: Put a sticky velcro dot on the center of the front of your plastic template. Not only will this help you hold the template steady...
Join Cindy Seitz-Krug as she demonstrates a simple free-motion stipple stitch. Don’t miss her great tip about stenciling around feathers!     Was this helpful? Don’t miss more of Cindy in her iquilt online course, Sucessful Machine Quilting: Basic & Beyond
Grab a paint brush and join the fun! This is a great technique for anyone wanting to try something fun and new while staying in the comfort of quilting. Katie’s techniques produce stunning results even if you’ve never worked with acrylic paints. Make three different paintings by layering paints and fabrics. Then, use Katie’s method to...
Do you have boxes of silk ties stored away? Whether precious treasures of loved ones or collected from rumage sales, grab your collection, sit down with Sharyn Cole, and be inspired.       Visit our previous post, What is a Tuffet?, for a list of tuffet resources and an introduction to Sharyn Cole’s iquilt...
Perhaps you have a pile of blocks laying around that didn’t quite work out for your last project or they are left overs from several projects. Gwen Marston has just the thing to try!    Learn more great ideas with Gwen! Visit her iquilt online classes. Gwen is also an AQS Author, check out here latest...
Learn how to make a one of a kind landscape quilt with tips from Mickey Lawler.
Have you ever fallen in love with a pattern, taken it to the quilt shop, only to be completely disillusioned by the overwhelming fabric selection. Or worse, you pick everything out and think it will be perfect – you can see it winning best of show in your head – but once the last piece...
  Remember that time when Little Miss Muffet sat on her tuffet? Thankfully, more came from the experience than a bout of arachnophobia. The idea of a tuffet being a low stool sprang from the page into our imaginations. Before the popularity of the nursery rhyme, a tuffet was defined as a grassy patch, like...
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