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Egyptian Applique Art They’re handcrafted—colorful cotton fabric in complex patterns painstakingly appliquéd to a soft canvas backing. Although there is no batting per se, the appliqué stitches go completely through to the backing, catching just a thread or two for stability. Are they quilts? Are they art? No matter what niche you care to put...
Do you have a hard time remembering what a quilting pattern looked like? What about thread weight and needle information? Don’t struggle any more. Michele Scott shares her tip for keeping it all straight.     Interested in learning more from Michele Scott? Visit her Successful Machine Quilting: Basics to Bobbins at iquilt.com!
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...
Watch as Cindy Seitz-Krug shows you a unique binding technique for curved edges on a quilt. The easy process creates a beautiful finish!
Last week on her blog, The Inbox Jaunt, Lori Kennedy introduced the concept of using a quilt notebook as a central location for planning, documenting, and evaluating each quilt and project. In the short run, a Quilt Notebook will become your catch-all for all projects, from ideas to completion, and a handy reference source. In...
Rami Kim shows you how to weave in three directions, a technique from her book Elegant Cotton, Wool, Silk Quilts. She also shows many of the beautiful projects from the book.
Jan Magee shares a little quilting design inspiration.
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