By the Fireside, a project from Improvising Tradition
This quilted pillow is a project from my book, Improvising Tradition. Log cabin blocks, made from strips, are a basic but incredibly versatile improv technique. With this project, I not only show you how to create wonky log cabin blocks in two ways but also how to set them into a color blocked background with a fun slice and insert method. photo by Joe Hancock With just a few variations, you can use this technique to create two more of my favorite projects from the book, which I will share…
Porter Quilt - Navy by MEG CALLAHAN at Bespoke Global
The Porter pattern was inspired by construction--Strip Quilting is a traditional technique in which large stripes are sewn together and then cut down, and re-arranged to create a new pattern. The result is a graphic interplay of shape and color that plays up the decor in a bedroom or living room.
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Your summer will sizzle with the 25 contemporary quilt projects found in the Summer 2015 digital issue of Modern Patchwork, perfect for vacation and beyond!
As many of you know, I sew in my kitchen and store most of my everyday stash on my dining room table which is in direct view of the kitchen. Obviously, with people coming for the holidays, and entertaining to do, I had to change my plan of attack to keep myself busy. After all, it was hard enough to find places to hide the stuff in the beginning and I couldn't keep dragging it in and out all the time. Somewhere, or another, a few weeks before this, I ran across a site with marvelous doodles…
Road to California–part 3
To start off this post, I thought the Baltimores would be a good thing, and since we already know from past posts that the person that hangs this show groups everything in a clump (Hello? Have you…
Modern throw pillow - Grey Bricks
Olive green, ice blue, amber and eggshell "bricks" on classic grey cotton, topstitched in blue-grey. Olive green back, envelope closure. 20x20" decorative throw pillow cover. Machine pieced and quilted. Machine wash and dry (cold and low). 10/90 down insert available upon request. Currently, this piece is made to order.