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Laura Trenbeath’s quilt, Tink’s Choice, winner of the Best Longarm Machine Quilted award at the QuiltWeek event in Lancaster in 2015, is all foundation pieced. The quilting is fabulous! In the video, Laura explains her use of nailheads and crystals for embellishments and the creative adjustments that were made to the original pattern. She discusses...
Gammill Quilting Artist Karen Marchetti saves a washed out fabric-painted design that might have otherwise been cast aside! Watch her beautiful Calla Lily come back to life with stitches: When it comes to fabric painting, saving a project-gone-bad is really quite simple. I’ll rewind back to the beginning…recently, I tried a new fabric painting technique....
Gammill Quilting Artist Karen Marchetti is here to show us why lighting is SO important–and how you might be able to see better with the flip of a switch! When you are quilting, lighting is extremely important. Sometimes you need bright light, sometimes you need black light, and sometimes you need no light at all....
Sometimes not quilting is as important as quilting. Invisible Line is a longarm technique that draws the eye along a line that is not actually there. Channel locks and a basting stitch make invisible line design a cinch! Want to give it a try? To prep the quilting area, using a ruler and chalk, make...
Gammill presents a fun new project! Chase away the summer doldrums with a new tradition for you and the little ones in your life. Work together on the most colorful, whimsical quilt you (and they) can imagine! Click HERE for Playtime with Gammill: Whimsical Memories.
When is practice play? Anytime you want! Join us in a little play time with your favorite longarm… First, grab a coloring book. Yes, we said coloring book. Flip through and pick out a page to ‘color.’ A few tips: • Be sure the coloring book has newsprint pages rather than heavier paper. • Go...
Kathi Carter is the winner of the Best of Show Award at AQS QuiltWeek® – Phoenix, Arizona 2014! In an interview with AQS Show Director Bonnie Browning, Kathi explains the variety of techniques she used to make ISABELLE, a uniquely beautiful Japanese Garden quilt that was named after her granddaughter, Beginning with an eye-catching rose...