Posts tagged: "batik"

  1. Guesswork be gone: patterns for YOUR favorite fabrics (+ sale)

    Posted by on March 7, 2016

    Today we’re making YOUR favorite fabrics the focus! With the right patterns and advice, any fabric can be sliced, sewn, and transformed into a beautiful quilt you’ll be proud to display. And with this week’s books on sale, you can take the guesswork out of using fabrics in your stash that you love but aren’t […]

  2. Favorites of 2015: most stash-friendly pick of the year

    Posted by on December 29, 2015

    The moment I saw it, I added the End of the Rainbow quilt from the cover of Irish Chain Quilts to the top of my to-do list. End of the Rainbow quilt from Irish Chain Quilts I have a large stash of neutrals AND a large stash of batiks. My goal is to make my […]

  3. It’s official: you’ve got a big crush on little quilts (fabric giveaway!)

    Posted by on April 9, 2015

    Get ready for some BIG fun during the Little Gems Blog Hop! We’re happy to help author Connie Kauffman kick off her hop with several five-star reviews of the book—all from quilters like you—plus a big giveaway! So why all the quilty buzz about these tiny treasures? You can make each striking 12″ x 12″ […]

  4. 7 stash-busting batik patterns

    Posted by on March 26, 2015

    Are there batiks in your stash? Chances are if you have any, you have many. Maybe it’s just the people I know, but in talking with quilters about fabrics, I’ve found that when it comes to batiks, those who like them really, really like them. They don’t just have a few batiks in their stash, […]

  5. Free quilt pattern for batiks—and Jelly Rolls!

    Posted by on February 4, 2014

    Are you a quilter who loves batiks, buys batiks, and stashes batiks…and doesn’t know quite what to do with them? For many quilters, batiks are easy to acquire; the challenge is finding just the right quilt patterns for batiks. Today, batik lovers are in luck! Cheryl Brown, author of Quilt Batik!, has kindly allowed us […]

  6. How to Bargello quilt (with a twist) + fabric giveaway!

    Posted by on July 25, 2013

    What is a Bargello quilt? Surprisingly, even with all the dramatic sways, bends, and waves of color and texture in Bargello quilts, they’re a straightforward type of quilt to make. Start with strip piecing; sprinkle a little color-by-number ease. From there, tubes, slices, and rows transform those simple strips into stunning quilts fit for an […]

  7. Quilting with batiks

    Posted by on April 22, 2013

    Picture a blue and white quilt made with traditional star blocks. What kind of fabric is your imaginary quilt made from? Solids? ’30s prints? Civil War reproductions? Or maybe…batiks? That’s the route Cheryl Brown took, and her gorgeous "Winter Stars" quilt demonstrates how pairing traditional blocks with contemporary batik designs can bring new life to […]