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by Mac

My QuiltCon 2013 Favorites

February 28, 2013 in News

If any of you didn't get a chance to attend QuiltCon this year, I have created a recap in pictures so you can experience it through my favorite parts of the show! If you are unfamiliar with QuiltCon, it is a new show put on this year for the first time by the Modern Quilt Guild and it took place ...

Baby Shower T-shirt Quilt

December 3, 2012 in General

My sister is expecting a boy in February and she is a cheer coach and her husband is a football coach, so, my mom and I thought it would be perfect to make a cute mini t-shirt quilt with shirts from their school for their little boy for those chilly Iowa football games! I sewed it last week with my ...

by Tori

Quilt Festival Recap

November 9, 2012 in News

I had the opportunity to go to International Quilt Festival last week, and it was awesome! Basically, it was rows upon rows of everything you could ever want or need to create the most amazing quilts. While it was technically a work trip, I did manage to pick up some goodies while I was there :) I picked up some of ...

by Tori

New Quilt Shops App

August 10, 2012 in News

If you are anything like me, then you could also spend HOURS on end in a quilt shop looking at fabric. So, when I discovered the Quilt Shops app from Fons & Porter and Quilter's Club of America, I was way beyond excited! This handy little application let's you use your smartphone or tablet to search for more than 2,500 quilt ...

by Tori

My First Modern Quilt Guild Meeting

June 11, 2012 in News

This past weekend, I attended a St. Louis Modern Quilt Guild (STLMQG) meeting, and it was awesome! The meeting was filled with updates on new things going on in the modern quilting world, beautiful (and modern) quilts, door prizes, and swapping of ideas and fabric. So, what IS going on in the modern quilting world? Some of the STLMQG ladies had the privilege of ...

by Tori

Check Out Quilty Magazine!

May 21, 2012 in News

Quilty, the brainchild of Mary Fons (daughter of the famed quilter Marianna Fons), is a community for new and modern quilters that began as a website. With the popularity of her easy-to-follow videos (check them out on QNNtv) and quirky personality, Quilty has expanded and published their first magazine issue this month. 13 Beginner-Level Quilt Tutorials Each of the quilt tutorials are ...

Make a Quilt from your Child’s Sports T-Shirts

February 28, 2012 in Tips & Tricks

As you know, graduation time is just right around the corner. I have been really busy monogramming many gifts but recently someone brought me an extra special gift to personalize. She had kept all of her son's shirts from every ball team he had played on. She put them all together and made a quilt. What a perfect gift to ...

by Mac

Sew Mitered Corners, Invisible Joins & a Quilt!

January 20, 2012 in Projects

Jennifer Keltner Jill Mead from Quilts and More Magazine have created a video with great tips for better binding with mitered corners, invisible joins and an All People Quilt .pdf tutorial for this adorable Around the Block Quilt! 1st: Open and print the project instructions by clicking here! 2nd: Click here to watch the video on binding with mitered corners and invisible joins! Machine used ...

by Kelly

DIY: Sew a Warm Quilted Vest!

December 21, 2011 in Projects

A casual yet popular item is the quilted vest, not just for winter sporting events this vest looks great teamed with a white t-shirt and your favorite jeans for everyday events! Download Project

Adding Creativity to Your T-Shirt Quilt – Part II

December 11, 2011 in Projects

In Part 1, we discussed making a  basic t-shirt quilt with no sashing between t-shirts, no batting, a microfleece (or other fabric) backing, and no binding. In Part 2, we are discussing other options and creative touches. Items to discuss in Part II of Making a T-Shirt Quilt: 1. Making Creative Squares 2. Mixing applique in 3. Printing a picture on fabric and using ...
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