I have spent a year and a half on very densely appliquéd quilt top and I would like to know if it would be acceptable to wash it with Synthrapol before putting the batting and backing on it.
I discovered mug rugs a couple of years ago as part of a quilt exchange. What a wonderful idea to make little quilts that can be completed quickly and can use up those scraps of fabric I have been storing in bins! I immediately started coming up with designs. This Purple Coneflower Mug Rug is
I love the look of decorative embellishments on art quilts, but how do you adhere them to the fabric? Sometimes it doesn’t look like there is any stitching at the top of the embellishments. Submitted by Debra Hi Debra! This is a great question. It can be so much fun to make these embellishments, but
My sewing machine was almost twenty years old before I looked at any of the other stitches it offered besides the straight stitch which I used for piecing and the zigzag stitch which I used for mending. What a waste, yet at the same time, what an opportunity. I decided to explore this neglected resource.
If you’re anything like me, you’ve had your fair share of frantic, last-minute quilting and crafting around the holiday season. A gift that isn’t done in time, a forgotten someone on your list, or a last-minute party invite that requires a hostess gift. You can’t always plan ahead on these things! What I’ve been doing