This colorful rooster art on a white background was inspired by the Sicilian Buttercup breed created by Collage Artist Deborah Shapiro with torn bits of magazine paper. Prints available.
How to Make Picture Quilts: Getting Started – Quilting Daily
Once I read Wendy Butler Berns' article about how to make picture quilts in Quilting Arts Magazine, I knew I had to give her technique a try.
How to Create a Fabric Collage Art Quilt From a Photo | WeAllSew
Fabric collage is a technique used often in art quilts. Learn how to create a layered, three dimensional look collage from a photograph with this step-by-step tutorial.
Worldwide Quilting Day is Today!
"Three Sisters" by Hiroko Nakayama of Japan. Wowzers!! To celebrate Worldwide Quilting Day I searched the Internet for interesting Japanese quilts. Enjoy! This quilt by Sake Puppets was exhibited at the Tokyo Quilt Festival 2013. "The Candy Shop" by Miyuki Hambaba. The block is called Sun Dial. Amazing house quilt from the RandomThoughtsDoOrDi blog. ****Enter to win a fabric shopping spree at: Worldwide Quilting Day Block Contest.****
Collage Quilt a Sugar Skull - Tutorial
It's Halloween time and making crafts. quilts, and even foodie treats for the season is a love of mine. (who am I kidding, we all know I really don't like to cook) One thing I haven't made is a sugar skull and I've always wanted to. Today I did it, I made a sugar skull and here is how I did it. I call this technique collage applique, but someone told me it's called broderie perse. I'm pretty sure this isn't what the early quilters had in mind for broderie perse.... Although it is a lot of…
My Life is a Stitch & random thoughts that make me smile...
It is hopping cold and snowy here in central Ohio, but the hopping I'm speaking of is a Blog Hop!! Hello and welcome to my day to share on the Quilt Doodle Doodles Blog Hop! My winter-y welcome is appropriate for the quilt that was made for this hop... My quilt finished at just 22 inches by 26 inches. It's machine-pieced, with wool hand-appliqued for snowmen noses, roof snow, door wreath & bow, mug steam and skate blades. Last year, Cindy at Quilt Doodle Doodles offered this as a free Block…
Last quilt standing
Alright, I can’t believe half the month of January has gone by already! I must be keeping busy? This was the very last quilt finished in 2012. Actually, the last stitch on the binding was f…
Q&A and BOOK GIVEAWAY: â€˜Farm-Fresh Quiltsâ€™ - Kansas City Star Quilts
By Deborah Bauer Our celebration of our newest releases continues with Farm-Fresh Quilts: Simple Projects Inspired by the Simple Life, by Kim Gaddy. Everyone who comments on this post will be entered in a giveaway for one free copy of the book. Kim and her family live outside Austin, Texas, in an 1860s stone house Continue Reading
Aurora Quilt PDF Pattern
Description Half Square Triangles are the star of this quilt design. This quilt can be made in so many fabric combinations - colour order in a Rainbow, use Ombre effect fabrics, make it Scrappy, Two-Toned, with Neutrals or even with Solids - it will look fabulous no matter which fabrics you choose. It is suitable for beginner /intermediate sewers - you will need basic knowledge of rotary cutting and quilting principles. The pattern includes clear, colour instructions and Lap, Queen and…
Needlework & Quilting Patterns, Kits and More! by Bonnie Sullivan
Check out 2019 patterns for quilts, banners, wall hangings and stockings! Kits and notions available. 50% Off select patterns. Free shipping on US orders $100+