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Michele Scott wins friends and influences quilters in classes across the United States and Canada with her positive, upbeat style. She is passionate about quilting and designing and has an incredible eye for color. Michele recently took a few minutes out of her busy schedule (she’s also a school teacher!) to answer a few questions:...
Here’s a great idea from Barbara Burnham! Use this pattern for a border flower from her book Baltimore Garden Quilt to make a label or a small block. “It’s an easy one,” Barbara says, and we think it’s a great way to try your hand at appliqué! Click HERE for the cute appliqué flower pattern!...
Discover Ann Holmes’ technique for “Making Big Quilts in Manageable Units,” from the January 2015 issue of American Quilter. By assembling your large quilts in units, you can manage even the biggest quilts of your dreams! Achieve beautifully joined quilts with no hand sewing needed. Click HERE for the article! Make this the year you...
String quilts are, by their very nature, liberated quilts. Because there’s no set block pattern, every string quilt is an original! Gwen Marston couldn’t resist combining her liberated blocks into a medallion-style layout. The result? A wallhanging with pizazz AND individuality! This string quilt is made using liberated techniques without foundations. Have fun making Gwen...
Here’s a design from Helen Squire’s book, Quilting Designs for Sashing, Blocks & Borders. It’s a ribbon effect that will look great in every corner, in a block, or down your borders! Add a small floral to tuck wherever you like. Whether you hand or machine quilt, you’ll love the flexibility of this design. Click...
Many stunning quilts are made with symmetrical groups of beloved blocks and beautiful, balanced results are achieved. But two AQS authors take a different approach to quilt designing and allow you to create, as Marianne L. Hatton calls them, “next generation” quilts, using different-sized or non-traditional blocks to achieve a cohesive whole and tell a...
Joe Cunningham began making quilts professionally in 1979, after a ten-year career as a musician in Michigan. His early mentors, including the renowned Michigan quiltmaker Mary Schaefer, were steeped in the history and traditions of quilts, leading him to a life of the study of quilt history and a love of traditional techniques, especially hand...
Kimberly Einmo is an author, award-winning quilter, designer, international instructor, and quilt judge. She has written five books published by the American Quilter’s Society including her newest, Modern Quilts & More, plus Jelly Roll Quilts & More, Jelly Roll Quilt Magic, Precuts Bonanza and Quilt A Travel Souvenir. Host of four popular online classes on...
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This pattern by Linda K. Johnson and her grandson, Griffin, incorporates scraps into a beautiful quilt that is so much fun to make, you may want to cut new scraps! The scraps are pieced onto foundation fabric that stabilizes the bias edges and remains a permanent part of the quilt. Try making this as a...
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