Is your stashery™—the place you keep your fabric stash—full of “I don’t know what I’ll do with it, but I love it!” prints or “It’s what I needed for that project I didn’t make” colors? Or, are you the quilter who shops with her eyes, buying every haunting print as soon as you see it,…Details
Above, the Schroeder family upon the re-naming of the Paducah Expo Center to the William and Meredith Schroeder Expo Center. This designation was made on March 1, 2016 by the Convention Center Corporation as a way of thanking the family that founded the quilt show in Paducah. Following is a press release regarding the announcement…Details
One of our favorite things about Spellbinders’ Platinum machine and Contour™ dies is the ability to cut through wool. Together, they can cut thick wool like butter which makes them perfect for quilters. In this project, Spellbinder Designer Debi created a pillow using Simply Succulent Contour die and wool. Apply the die to wool felt…Details
Weeks Ringle gives you a number of reasons why prewashing is a good idea – and how to do it – in this tip.
You’ll learn lots more when you take her class, Solids Revolution, on iquilt.com.
Are you aware of the Lost Quilt Come Home website? The site is dedicated to displaying lost and stolen quilts and to providing information on protecting quilts. Find or report your missing quilt, or let others know you’ve found one simply by filling in the online forms provided. The website also includes important information about…Details
Nothing finishes off a beautiful quilt like a custom label made of 100% quilt-weight cotton. Whether you quilt for your own pleasure or as a business, quilt labels add a classic, personal touch to your creations. FabricMaker, the desktop digital fabric printing system that has quilters all over the country creating their own fabrics, makes…Details
Take your bedroom décor to the next level with quilting stencils and the Janome Horizon Memory Craft 8900QCP Special Edition! This is a great project if you are building your quilting skills and want to try a great guiding tool. Utilize the easy and smooth free motion quilting features of the Memory Craft to quilt…Details
The density of the stitching in your quilting designs helps your design to pop forward in some places and recede in others. Instructor Jodi Robinson has a tip to help you achieve a more interesting design. Take Jodi’s class, Modern Simplicity Quilting Designs, on iquilt.com to learn how to make endless variations on ten basic…Details
The following is from the blog of the Quilt Alliance. We’re happy to share it as we celebrate the life and quilts of Yvonne Porcella: Beloved quilt world legend Yvonne Porcella died on Friday Fabruary 12, 2016. She will be greatly missed by her family and friends and by so many in the quilt world–her…Details