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Just in time for Halloween, it’s The Spooky Spider Tutorial from our AQ contributing editor, Lori Kennedy, at The Inbox Jaunt. Let these quilted spiders crawl up the sides of your spookiest wallhangings. Lori takes you step by step through every stitch. You’ll find links to Spider Web, Spider Quilt, and Graveyard tutorials, too (toward...
Have you been looking for a cute thread catcher? Here’s one that will be your new stitching companion. Teresa Rawson has a wonderfully detailed tutorial on her blog site, Fabric Therapy. Step by step, she takes you through the process right down to the pleated top and the almost magical twisting motion that pops the...
Fall is here, and it’s time to take the Halloween decorations out of storage. Freshen your décor with a cute Boo wallhanging. Enjoy making this spooky treat from BERNINA, then place it on your door as your Happy Halloween greeting! Click HERE for the Boo Wallhanging project instructions from BERNINA.
Please join us in welcoming Guest Blogger Lori Miller. Through Lori’s website, Lori Miller Designs, she blogs about her adventures in sewing and creativity. Here’s a detailed tutorial for her cute, quilted Mod Apple Hot Pad. She says “Making and giving handmade is love you can hold!”   Here’s Lori: I am spending the week...
Inspired by the 1933 Aunt Martha pattern, this 9″ vintage airplane block shows off old-time charm with simplified piecing. Grab two fat quarters and take to the skies with this adorable vintage airplane block, Blane’s Plane. This is the first in a series of nine nostalgic block patterns! CLICK HERE for Blanes Plane Block Instructions.
Bonnie Browning shows how to make a decorative pillow to fit any pillow form with no zipper. What’s different? She has a secret corner technique to show you that will give professional-looking results every time!
Imagine the color possibilities when you make this pillow designed by Sam Hunter of Hunter’s Design Studio! The flying geese are made using simple, three-dimensional prairie points of folded fabric that are inserted into seams. The pillow pattern includes simple paper-piecing techniques and easy precut instructions for minimum fabric waste. There are no tricky points...
Have you thought about making a quilted or fabric bag but don’t know where to begin? How do you create a bag that looks like something you’d really want to carry? Canadian quilter Brenda Miller of Among Brenda’s Quilts and Bags is here with 12 Tips for Bag Makers! ____________________ Do you plan on sewing...
Make summer reading especially fun with a personalized book tote that’s perfect for kids of all ages. Go from the library to the car and then on to the beach reading in style. Stitch this fast and simple tote by Renae Allen to practice free-motion quilting, free-motion embroidery, and to learn simple construction skills. CLICK...
Just in time for Mother’s Day! Remember when we created hand cut appliqué portraits on black paper? BERNINA is bringing back those memories. Create a portrait silhouette pillow! Make this unique and meaningful gift to give for every celebration: weddings, graduations, birthdays, and especially for Mother’s Day! From start to finish you can make a...
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