Month: April 2016

Ink & Arrow Kitchen Linens Challenge: Bethany

Bethany from Sew Not Perfect created several free kitchen-themed, free motion appliqué designs for you to download, plus a tutorial for a simple reversible apron, a framed appliqué design for the kitchen wall and kitchen-themed magnets! Check out her creative collection of items for the Ink & Arrow Whip It Up Kitchen Linens Challenge…

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Fresh Air Pillow Tutorial

Debbie Grifka from Esch House Quilts is the author of Lines by Design Quilts. Debbie’s book includes 17 projects designed to feature lines, and it features both piecing and appliqué techniques (fusible and bias). Learn how to make Debbie’s exclusive Fresh Air Pillow with her free tutorial, plus comment for a chance to win a copy of the book!

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How to Fussy Cut a Quilt Binding

Deborah Fisher from Fish Museum and Circus has a new book, Quilt Giving. The season of graduations, baby showers, weddings and teacher gifts is upon us! Comment for a chance to win the book, and learn how Deborah makes the fussy cut quilt bindings featured on many of the quilts in Quilt Giving!

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Ink & Arrow Kitchen Linens Challenge: Dena

We asked a new set of challengers to show us what they could create with new fabric from Ink & Arrow! The Whip It Up collection lends itself perfectly to a Kitchen Linens Challenge, and our six sewists really showed the versatility and fun of the fabric in their work…

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How to Create a Modern Broderie Perse Mini Quilt

Mallory Hill loves the vintage art of Broderie Perse (French for “Persian embroidery”). In Broderie Perse, printed fabric is artfully arranged and embroidered or sewn to create a unique background. Learn all about this technique that swept Europe in the 1600s, including ideas for using modern fabrics to create your own designs…

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Quilt Photography Tips with Bill Volckening

Bill Volckening, author of New York Beauty, Quilts from the Volckening Collection and the upcoming Modern Roots – Today’s Quilts from Yesterday’s Inspiration, does all of his own quilt photography. Learn all about his process and read about his best tips for successful quilt photography in your own home…

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