As we approach the 70th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941, I thought this quilt story from AQ reader Kathleen Schumacher was especially relevant. Thank you to pattern designer Trisha Cribbs for giving her permission to publish Kathleen’s photo here. Though not the first quilt I ever started, the first…Details
Linda Hahn, designer of the “Block Buffet” online mystery quilt for American Quilter magazine introduces her book “New York Beauty Simplified.”
Darlene Christopherson shows us how to make unmarked quilting lines and borders.
Ann Seely, AQS author, shows how to measure multiple mitered borders so they sew together perfectly.
Darlene Christopherson shows us how to thread baste for hand needle turned applique.
Thanks for all the helpful hints on moving a sewing room. It seems as though my husband and I will be able to make this in-town move over several days, not in a big rush, which will be nice. But we will need to rent a larger vehicle for some furniture, the etagere in which…Details
AQS author Kathy Schmidt shows us how she finishes edges.
With holiday parties and visits right around the corner, you just might need a quick way to dress up a hostess gift or special bottle of wine. Pat Maeda has complete free instructions for you to make a Japanese wrapping cloth for any bottled beverage. No sewing is involved. Just supply a pretty fabric and…Details
Do you need a table runner to complete your holiday decor? Or, maybe you would like to make a quick and easy last minute gift? This table runner pattern by Kay Nickols is just what you need! The entire table runner is made from two yards of one border print fabric. Kay Nickols, author of…Details