Posts tagged: "appliqué"

  1. NEW from Sue Spargo: write, sketch, draw, and dream 💭💭💭 (+ giveaway!)

    Posted by on August 28, 2019

    Itching to make time to do some planning, doing, and dreaming? World-renowned textile artist Sue Spargo will inspire you to do it all in her Creative Sketchbook and Journal. Among more than 150 close-up, color-drenched photos of Sue’s incredible stitcheries is a mix of lined pages, graphed pages, and blank pages that offer plenty of […]


  2. Pat Sloan applique tutorial: SUPER simple 🍩 donut 🍩 method (video!)

    Posted by on August 23, 2019

    If you’ve ever shied away from fusible appliqué because of the stiff feel of fused fabric, get ready to learn something new today! Hop on the fusible bandwagon with the clever method Pat Sloan uses for all of her machine appliqué. In her book Pat Sloan’s Teach Me to Appliqué, Pat says, “Fusible web tends […]


  3. Make a mountain of mini pillows to pile up and play with (+ giveaway!)

    Posted by on August 21, 2019

    Stitch ’em up and pile ’em high—these pretty little pillows are gonna bowl you over! The sweet collection of bowl fillers in Bowl Me Over are irresistibly fun to stitch. Thirty projects are a snap to make with Debbie Busby’s easy wool-appliqué techniques, embroidery stitches, and finishing steps. With a folk-art flair that encourages creativity, […]


  4. 🎬 Video: how to do lettering on quilts (say it with your sewing!)

    Posted by on August 9, 2019

    Take our *word* for it—you’re gonna love today’s new video! Text It! author Sherri Noel is a whiz when it comes to adding words to quilts. In her fun book, she shares a variety of ways to add letters to projects, from baby, lap, and bed quilts to cute pillows. With her simple techniques, you […]


  5. Put a little romance back in your life – and your precious scraps too (+ giveaway!)

    Posted by on August 7, 2019

    Fall in love with romantic quilts—perfect for your reproduction stash! The collection of dreamy quilts in Autumn Bouquet bursts with fabrics from the scrap basket. Classic patchwork provides a backdrop for pretty flowers and twining vines, all made easy with machine appliqué. Learn two ways to prepare appliqués, plus tips and tricks for setting up […]


  6. An easier way to applique: stitch-and-flip method (must-see video 🎬)

    Posted by on July 29, 2019

    If you feel like your hand appliqué isn’t as precise as you’d like it to be, today’s post is for you! Stitched from the Heart author Kori Turner-Goodhart was in the same boat: she felt that her traditional needle-turn appliqué lacked finesse—until a change of technique allowed her to create out-of-this-world appliqué. Here’s what she […]


  7. FREE PATTERN DAY! A huggable, tuggable quilt for baby 👶

    Posted by on July 26, 2019

    Did you know that September 9 is the most common birthday in the U.S., and that September is the busiest month for births overall? Perhaps that’s why we often find ourselves making baby quilts during the summer months! The author of Sew Sweet Baby Quilts, Kristin Roylance, has a specialty—creating adorable baby quilts with huggable, […]


  8. Stitchery, stitcheroo – new Lynette Anderson designs will charm you (+ big giveaway!)

    Posted by on July 10, 2019

    A wonderfully whimsical world awaits your creativity, courtesy of world-renowned Australian designer Lynette Anderson! Lynette’s created a magical place in her first book with Martingale, Lynette’s Best-Loved Stitcheries. It’s a place where the flowers are always blooming, the bees are always buzzing, and the charms of a country cottage are just a few stitches away. […]


  9. 🎄 Stitch a vintage holiday home with Buttermilk Basin 🎄 (+ giveaway!)

    Posted by on June 12, 2019

    Deck the halls, trim the tree, and create a home full of welcoming signs of the season—the Buttermilk Basin way! In Christmas at Buttermilk Basin, you’ll enjoy Stacy West’s all-new collection of ornaments, stockings, gift bags, framed stitcheries, and small quilts. Stacy West’s simple wool-appliqué and embroidery techniques make them a snap to complete. One […]


  10. These fun little quilts will have you seeing double! New from Jan Patek (+ giveaway!)

    Posted by on May 15, 2019

    “Turnabouts” are darling little quilts that do double duty. Drape them over items to see two delightfully different sides! In Tabletop Turnabouts, you’ll find that one end of each 12″ x 24″ quilt shows off a single block, while the opposite end features a four-block arrangement. Simply turn the quilts this way or that to […]