While I'm late at recognizing the Arrival of Summer, I hope you'll forgive me and be just as happy about joining in our celebration to welcome Summer today, as well as the 4th of July! I hope summer brings you plenty of smiles, some nice sunshine, and breezes, as well as plenty of time to … Continue reading Official Welcome of Summer – Sponsored by Electric Quilt, Happy 4th and a Giveaway too!
While I'm thrilled about the arrival of summer, I'll confess I dropped the ball. Today I'm supposed to be welcoming in the arrival of summer with a special giveaway sponsored by the Electric Quilt Company. But I wanted to let you know I'm off traveling and it may be a few weeks before I have … Continue reading Welcome Summer, but where is the celebration?
The very talented Master Freemotion Quilter, Cindy Needham, has just released a new collection of stencils for free-motion quilting. They are a "must have" collection for anyone who wants to make stunning wholecloth quilts, but also great to have for endless possibilities of free-motion quilting. And, up until June 15th they are on sale (but … Continue reading NEW Ultimate Medallion Stencils, by Cindy Needham
Let's Welcome the arrival of June. For many, this is a busy month for graduations, weddings, gardening, family BBQs and more. Of course, for quilting, sewing and embroidery enthusiasts it is also a great time to be creative (not that we would turn our nose at any time we could be creative). I think of … Continue reading June Sponsor – Aurifil
Today we have our final “15 Minutes of Play” tutorial for EQ8 software, in our Star design table runner series. These tutorials are really meant to encourage everyone to get in an play with their EQ software. Seriously, if you play for 15 minutes a day you'll be amazed, in no time at all, how … Continue reading Playing With Stars In EQ8, a tutorial – Part 10 – Clipping Blocks Tool, Text Applique’ & More
Today we have another "15 Minutes of Play" tutorial for EQ8 software, in our Star design table runner series. And, while we are going to use a variety of tools, we're also going to be covering Foundation piecing and Sashing! Before we start our tutorial, I want to heighten awareness of a really cool free … Continue reading Playing With Stars In EQ8, a tutorial – Part 9 – Fat Quarter Shop/Free Rocket Star Block Pattern
Today we have another "15 Minutes of Play" tutorial for EQ8 software, in our Star design table runner series. And, while we are going to use a variety of tools, we're also going to be covering Foundation piecing and Sashing! Let the playtime begin! EQ8 TUTORIAL: Open EQ8 software and click FILE > OPEN PROJECT, … Continue reading Playing With Stars In EQ8, a tutorial – Part 8: Designing in EQ8 for Foundation Piecing