Crystalize is a versatile, modern, quilt pattern. The large, foundation paper pieced block seems to shimmer and draws the viewer closer as it shifts between dark and light strips. The pattern includes detailed instructions for foundation paper piecing without wasting lots of fabric. Choose from the Grid or Medallion layout for a fat quarter friendly lap size quilt. Make a single block for a beautiful mini quilt.
The Downpour Quilt is the third pattern in the Lakeside Reflections Series by Geeky Bobbin. This geometric, modern landscape quilt combines simple curved blocks with strips to evoke a moment of dramatic weather. This pattern includes tips for piecing curves, so even a confident beginner can successfully make a striking wall hanging or throw quilt.
A quick English Paper Piecing project from Carolina Moore's new book. Fussy cutting tips, and how to get crisp points with EPP diamonds.
This might be my best sewing tip. It's short and sweet, but can have a profound impact. Some days, you just don't feel like sewing. Some days, the WIP feels too immense, too simple act of threading the machine is just a hurdle that feels insurmountable. Those days, you just have to push through the … Continue reading 12 days of Sewing Tips: Just Do 1 Thing
Have you ever gotten your quilt sandwich all basted, your machine all threaded and then... crickets? It's like the sewing equivalent of stage fright! Maybe you even have a quilting plan, but you second guess it after doing a few lines. Now, I firmly believe that there are no Quilt Police and you should make … Continue reading 12 days of Sewing Tips: Quilting In Contrast