Inspiring Quilters, Stitch by Stitch
So, like my Quilt Place friend Briget, I start looking at quilt sites and can't stop. i stayed up late on night this week perusing Fons and Porter, All People Quilt, and about 4 others. I hadn't been on for awhile. I have decided to visit once a month (not on the same night) to keep updated so i won't have to read and read and read. Plus it will give my printer a rest since I still like hard copies of most things. That is because I use my desktop and my laptop so I would have items saved on…Continue
I have read Lover's Knot. All of Fowler's are great! There is a book out with quilt blocks to sew from the Benni Harper books. I think it is published by C&T Publishing. Will be perfect for that novel quilt.
It's summer so I have been reading at the pool, at the beach, in the backyard and on trips. Guess what most of my reading selections have been? Quilting novels!!! I like the simple"cozies" - quilting mystery novels especially. They are quick reads that I can finish in a day or two. Of course, I have read and re-read most of Jennifer Chiaverini's books and I have enjoyed Emilie Richards quilt themed novels. The Benni Harper stories are fun as well. I started a quilt novel book club…Continue
Ever since I got back from Lancaster PA (AQS Show) a few weeks ago, I have been itching to try some techniques from two books I bought there.
The first book is Cotton Theory by Betty Cotton. Using this technique you end up making 2 quilts (reversible) and quilt one block at a time. Looks complex but is supposed to be easy. It certainly looked that way at the demo.
The second book is Friendship Strips and Scraps by Edyta Sitar. Some of the patterns here combine appliqué and…Continue