I wanted to echo Charlie's correct information about the pattern given that Chris Brown has retired from AQS. Currently the intellectual rights for the pattern belong to AQS and may not be copied or distributed by anyone else. They…"
"Here are some tips for learning that method of binding: use a walking foot, practice on a spare quilt "sandwich" first, pin or clip the binding onto the quilt if you find it hard to control, use Mary Ellen's Best Press to keep your…"
"Here's how you have to think about the math for circles, semi-circles, etc. The hole that you put any curve into has to start out 1/4" smaller than the finished curve. The curve starts out as 1/4" bigger. OR think of it this way. Draw…"
I am in Houston and am back at the hotel for the first time before 10pm since I arrived and saw your comment. I don't understand your question about a bridge formula for piece cut out of the background fabric. All of the measurements…"
"Pat, I'm hesitant to post a link for the class here because this site is dedicated to the Modern Mystery Quilt Group. If you "like" Modern Quilt Studio on Facebook you'll find the link as well as a 50% off code for the Craftsy…"
"Bill and I are delighted that so many of you have enjoyed making this. Hope to see any of you going to Festival. We'll have a booth there so please tell us if you've been part of this group. No additional mystery quilts from us are in the…"
"Chris, the method is described in all of our books but involves sewing it just once which attaches the front and back at the same time. It takes some practice but is very fast when you get the hang of it. The Clover tool is critical though (we have…"
The Craftsy class is likely to start in the next week or so. Keep an eye on the Modern Quilt Studio Facebook page for 50% off coupon codes valid until the end of the month only just to our fans! I'll post there and on my blog when it…"
"Pat - We're not fans of borders and have never put a border on a quilt. I've never seen what I consider a modern quilt with a border on it. However, we actually that this conversation speculating that this exact question would be asked.…"
"Hi Lyn and all,
We did a wave design in one direction, turned the quilt and did a perpendicular wave pattern in the other direction to create a wavy grid. We felt that there was a lot going on in the quilt so a busy quilting pattern would distract…"
"The twist was the binding. Many suspected, I thought, that the striped bands were a border. So those of you that guessed the binding were correct. Bill actually planned most of the mystery as I was in the middle of a book deadline and preparing for…"
"I'd like to chime in on the pressing seams open discussion. Is it not perhaps that it's new to you and therefore slower the first time you do it? Pressing seams to the side is waaaay more time consuming to me because we don't ever do…"
"Lyn - Plan on 110". The proportions may have to be tweaked if you are using a different proportion. I wouldn't do step 5 yet because you will need to adjust the layout for the proportions of a square instead of a rectangle."