Quilting

Lana Bates Memorial Quilt Project: Spring Florals Finish and Sale to Benefit Pink Hands of Hope

March was the designated finish date for the first quarter of the Lana Bates Memorial Quilt Project and the Spring Floral Quilt as You Go Quilt and I am happy to report, not only did I finish on time, I actually finished this one early! Once I got going with the appliqué and all of …

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Lana Bates Memorial Quilt: Spring Florals QAYG, Quarter One Project Update

All month I worked on the Spring Florals Quilt, the first quilt in the Lana Bates Memorial Quilt Project, piecing applique and stitching the floral and butterfly elements in place. Honestly, I have not worked too much in the quilt as you go (QAYG) style, so it was a fun departure. This article is the …

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“Live Your Love” House Rules Mini Quilt

In 2019 I created the first “House Rules” Mini quilt for a challenge entry with Curated Quilts Journal. (Read more about “House Rules” in that article.) The challenge was to “say something” through your quilt and it really got me thinking about what I wanted to use my art to say. Traditionally, quilting is more …

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Lana Bates Memorial Quilt Project: Spring Florals QAYG – Quarter One Project Plan

The first quilt I plan to tackle for the Lana Bates Memorial Quilt Project is the one I believe was intended to be a quilt as you go (QAYG). With quilt as you go quilts, the backing and binding are worked on with each square, essentially making several (dozen) miniature quilts which are then all …

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Beginner Quilting: Patchwork Pot Holder Tutorial

An excellent beginner quilting project, this simple patchwork pot holder includes a pieced top and pocket back. Practice simple piecing, minimal quilting and the mitered binding technique in this great project for you home or for gifting. The patchwork pot holder is perfect for using up scrap fabrics or playing with a few fat quarter …

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