*+-Want to make a new quilting friend and have fun this summer? Join us as we’re making four reversible appliqué coasters.
*+-Happy Valentine’s Day. I’ve made a Love-ly Garden wall hanging (or table runner) free tutorial just for you! It finishes at 22″ x 38″.
*+-Block 27 of our quilt-along is One Horse Open Sleigh designed by Sunni Bolger. Our friends at Shabby Fabrics have two gorgeous Moda fabric collections at 30% off for you to enjoy too.
*+-Today, I’m a guest over at Sew We Quilt. I’ve designed a block for our quilt-along, Christmas Ornaments, and have included instructions for turning it into a mini quilt. There’s a fabulous give-away with loads of goodies up for grabs too.
*+-Block 15 of our Quilt-Along is Mare-y Christmas designed by Shelly Pagliai. I must confess, I squealed with delight when I saw this block. Our friends at Fort Worth Fabric Studio have a fabulous 40% off Super Deal for you to enjoy too.
*+-Block 12, Christmas Angel, has been designed by Erin Russek and incorporates appliqué, piecing and a bit of embroidery. If you’re a lover of hand-dyed fabrics like me, you’ll want to get in on the store-wide savings from Hand Dyed Fabrics by Lori for our Super Deal too.
*+-It’s Week 2 of our Celebrate Christmas Quilt-Along. Block 4, Cookies 4 Santa, has been designed by Kim Hanson. Our friends at the Fat Quarter Shop have a fabulous 50% off Super Deal for you to enjoy.
*+-I’m using The Caroler fabric by Mary Engelbreit to make a cute Christmas-themed table runner from Erin’s adorable mittens applique pattern.
*+-Download the files for Erin Russek’s gorgeous Florabunda Block of the Month project before January 5th.
Posted: January 2nd, 2011
Topics: Free Projects
Tags: Applique, BOM
*+-It’s Share-It Tuesday! What have you been working on? Not much stitching going on here this week, but I did manage to finish six applique posy needle cases. One I will mail to my swap partner later today and a couple others to friends. What about you?? What have you been working on?
*+-This weekend, I finished the last stitches on the Floral Delight applique from the Lancaster class I took with Linda M. Poole. Linda teaches a freezer paper and glue stick method of applique. Draw your shapes on freezer paper and cut them out. Then use a glue stick to fold over your applique edges. Stitch […]
*+-Please join me in welcoming guest blogger Jan Donley as she walks us through her method for machine appliqué. Thanks Jan for being a guest here at the Quilting Gallery. I love appliqué quilts but I do not enjoy doing needle turn appliqué so I set out to learn how to appliqué by preparing the […]
Posted: June 9th, 2010
Topics: Guest Bloggers, Tips and Tricks
*+-My blogless friend, Sandie taught me her version of needle-turn applique while I was with her during our trip to Spring Market (blog posts coming soon, I promise!). Here’s my first attempt. A bright and cheerful sunflower. I plan to layer it and add some thread painting, especially in the centre wonky circle (that was […]
*+-Charlotte Warr Andersen has put together this fabulous tutorial on making one-layer applique with fusible thread. The finished product is light, with no build-up of layers, and can be folded and washed. I’ve never seen applique done like this before, and must admit I’m very impressed with the technique. The instructions and photos used in […]
Posted: November 26th, 2009
Topics: Free Projects
*+-Guest blogger, Margaret Bucklew
An epiphany happened to me about twenty years ago. There was a void in my life and I didn’t even know it was happening.
*+-Thank you for this opportunity to tell you a little about myself and my endeavors. I grew up in North Carolina, went to school in Colorado, then lived in Los Angeles for a number of years. During all that time I had not one stitch of quilting heritage. I started in a beginning quilting class […]
*+-Bunny Hill Designs is offerring a free Mystery Block of the Month project entitled A Tisket, A Tasket, Twelve Months of Baskets! I love the first block (below), and I’m sure the rest will be just as whimsical and fun. Check out the Bunny Tales blog too.
Posted: January 9th, 2009
Topics: Free Projects
*+-Please join me in welcoming another Guest Blogger to the Quilting Gallery. If you’re interested in being a Guest Blogger, just drop me an email to discuss. Hi Michele Thanks for inviting me to blog on your website. I started making ribbon shirts for Aboriginal drummers and dancers about 4 years ago now. After teaching […]
Posted: December 13th, 2008
Topics: Guest Bloggers
Tags: Applique, Ottawa