Trace, Baste, Snip & Stitch by Margaret Brewster Willingham

Reverse Appliqué the Eye of the Beholder way. It’s not your Grandmother’s way. When my Great-Grandmother, Sarah Catherine Walker Tiers was quilting in the 1800’s, she used paper templates, pins and scissors. And, she would have reverse appliquéd the traditional way. (Reverse appliqué is when the design is revealed in the background fabric peeking through,…

Celebrate Embroidery!

February is National Embroidery Month and we want to celebrate with you! Embroidery is a craft of decorating fabric with needle and thread. What is your flavor of embroidery? Assisi, Blackwork, Canvas, Chicken Scratch, Drawn Thread, Goldwork, Jacobean, Cutwork, Crewel, Brazilian, Needle Lace, Crazy Quilting, Stumpwork, Silk Ribbon, Needle painting, Kutch, Mountmellick, Redwork, Counted Cross…