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How about a few Crazy Easter Eggs and some Struttin’ Chicks to add to your Easter decor? These 3″ blocks work up into a charming 15 1/2″ x 5 1/2″ wallhanging. Make several blocks for a charming table runner or Easter banner. Thanks to Patti R. Anderson of Patchpieces (www.patchpieces.com) for these two adorable patterns....
New from BERNINA®: Two adorable Easter projects! Are you hosting an Easter brunch or special springtime event? Make the final touches extra-special with a quick and easy napkin tutorial. Click HERE for a detailed bunny napkin tutorial. It includes a self binding so that you can quickly whip them up for your special occasion! And...
Here’s a cute quilt that can be made from colorful stash fabrics plus solids, or combine white charm squares with jelly roll strips! Make a quick baby quilt, or make it as big as you like. It’s so versatile, and it began with a doll quilt idea… Jennifer Grigoryev, also known as Jenn of All...
Kathleen Shea learned to sew as a child, about the same time that she discovered the wonder of the PEANUTS® characters. While perfecting her sewing skills, Kathleen also began collecting anything that depicted Snoopy, Charlie Brown, and all their friends. Of course, she kept up with the PEANUTS gang by reading the phenomenally popular comic...
AQS Instructor and quilt artist Laura Wasilowski has a tip about batting: watch for the scrim! She makes fused art quilts and is here to share the importance of knowing about the scrim when you want to achieve a flat fused surface on your quilt.
Have you seen the regular feature in AQ magazine, “In Line with Lori Kennedy”? In every issue, Lori guides you step by step through free motion designs that are so cute and so FUN that you can’t help but try them, even if you’re not a free-motion quilter. Take a chance; you might find a new quilting path to travel!...
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!...
In these two videos, HQ Ambassador Angela Walters shows how to create simple, flexible peapods amid traditional pebbles. Watch this and be inspired…even if you don’t do machine quilting! Then she changes the background filler, changes the scale, and changes the layout to create more variations with peapods. Thanks to Angela and Handi Quilter for...
Let your quilt label sparkle! Thanks to Quilter’s Express for this beautiful project. You can find Swarovski crystals at quiltersexpress.com!   Find an image and/or the words you want to use on your quilt label. Use your favorite software program to size and position images and words exactly where you want them. Print out the label(s) onto...
It’s the perfect machine-quilting motif for filling in triangle-shaped blocks! Handi Quilter Ambassador Angela Walters (www.quiltingismytherapy.com) demonstrates how to quilt a hook swirl, a variation of the basic swirl. Not only is this an easy motif to learn, it works well as a background fill that easily adapts to fill in the triangle shapes within...
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