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English Paper Piecing
After a year of hand piecing, hand quilting is now underway on this stunning quilt made by New Zealand quilter Wendy of the Wendy’s Quilts and More blog. Her adventure started with the pattern La Passacaglia from Dutch designer Willyne Hammerstein’s first Millefiori Quilts book. Although Willyne hand stitched the quilts in that hard-to-find book,...
Use a unique water-soluble stabilizer in an unconventional way! Learn tricks for easier appliqué placement in this tip from Karen K. Stone. Sign up for Karen’s class, English Paper Piecing by Machine, at iquilt.com.
Take a look at three new books from AQS Publishing: App2Applique, An English Paper Pieced Sampler, and Kaleidostars. You’ll find new techniques and ideas across the quilting style spectrum! App2Appliqué! By Dianne S. Hire With a conversational tone, Dianne offers a guided trip down the quilting rabbit hole into the wondrous world of continuous appliqué...
With just one shape, you can make a unique quilt! For centuries, quilters have been switching up the colors of their pieces for a wide array of effects. AQS Vintage One-Patch Block #6 is The Apple Core Block. Have some fun with this unique shape! Block #6: The Apple Core Apple Core quilts were very...
With just one shape, you can make a unique quilt! For centuries, quilters have been switching up the colors of their pieces for a wide array of effects. AQS Vintage One-Patch Block #4 is the Kite Block. Have some fun with this unique shape!
With just one shape, you can make a unique quilt! For centuries, quilters have been switching up the colors of their pieces for a wide array of effects. AQS Vintage One-Patch Block #3 is the 60° Diamond Block. It has been the source of countless classic patterns.
Take one shape, use one template, add many colors, and create a uniquely beautiful quilt! Vintage One-Patch Block #2 is the Thimble block. It's a natural for quilters!
The equilateral (all sides the same) triangle was a popular shape in quilts dating from the 1700s and beyond, including Hour Glass designs from the 1700s that can be found in museums today.
Do you enjoy English paper piecing on the go? Here’s a simple (and brilliant) tip from award-winning quilter Cheryl See. What is she making? Watercolor and appliqué on hexies? Yes! Learn from Cheryl’s course, Hexie Daisies, on iquilt.com as she demonstrates her watercolor technique. Watch the fabrics gradate seamlessly into the next color. Appliqué comes...
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