Tag: quiltalong

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Over the last couple of years, we have missed so many opportunities for meeting up with friends and others that share our crafting interests.  It’s been especially hard to do this internationally but now, with the help of modern technology, a group of us on YouTube are hosting a 12 hour International Stitching Marathon. Here…

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As we all now know, The 2020 Festival of Quilts will switch to an online format to accommodate as many of the annual quilting events and competitions as possible.  To celebrate this event, Vlieseline has created a Quilt-along project to engage quilters and crafters in lockdown during the weeks leading up to FOQ. Vlieseline has…

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The designs for modern quilts can come from so many different design elements: architecture, nature, art to name a few.  This week I will explore several design starting points for modern quilts, Minimalism The Tate define minimalism as: an extreme form of abstract art developed in the USA in the 1960s and typified by artworks…

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Last week Modern Quilts – Fabric Part I was published and this week we are continuing the theme of fabric. So far I have talked about solids or fabrics that read as solid but that is not to say that prints cannot be used in modern quilts.  They most certainly can! My On the Plus…

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Welcome to Week 10 of the Christmas 18 QAL and here is the final block, Block 9 …. as you may notice this pic shows the block nearly made up – whoops!  Having just gone back into my photos I can’t find a finished block – but you get the idea.  I couldn’t even take…

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The day at last has arrived – and what a scorcher it is set to be.  Rather inopportune to be releasing a Christmas pattern in the middle of a heatwave but you never can tell with an English summer. Ta-da!!  I give you the cut&alter Christmas 18 QAL quilt pattern.   Herbs and flowers are covering…