Hand Quilting: 3 Ways to Cheat

Want to learn more about hand quilting with Alex?  Head on over to her Hand Quilting classroom.

Libby Lehman is on the road to recovery and is back in her studio for the first time in 2 1/2 years. Ricky guides her as she embarks on a new quilt journey and teaches us about courage and kindness. Libby suffered a Brain Aneurysm on April 30, 2013, then suffered a massive stroke recovering from her surgery.  She remained in an induced coma for months.  Doctors said that she would never be able to speak or understand speech again.  Libby proved them wrong!

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Show 1711 - Art that Honors the Past

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Tutorial: Binding by Machine - BERNINA Flat Felled Foot

Lisa Yarost wasn't happy with sewing on her bindings by hand.  She also wasn't happy with her method for sewing them on by machine.  Suddenly, she had a "aha" moment, and figured out she could use the BERNINA Flat Felled Foot to attach a binding completely by machine.

Click here to see how she does it.


Bead It Like You Mean It

Are you ready to add a little extra ooomph to your quilts with beads? Lyric’s instructional DVD will show you how. Lyric’s teaching style is clear and easy to understand. She will show you how to bead from the top of a finished quilt with no knots of mess on the back.

Star Members may watch the DVD online for FREE through December 31, 2015.

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What Do You Do With a Layer Cake?

Not quite sure what to do with that layer cake that's been sitting in your sewing room?  Have a bunch of 10" squares that need to find a home?  Here's a great quilt idea from Modalissa.com.  Just draw some lines, sew some lines, and then cut on some lines.  Easy peasy.



"A Slice of Oz:" Gloria Loughman at PIQF

Gloria Loughman is a quilt artist, teacher, and author from Australia.  Her quilts capture the beauty of her native land.  Recently she had an exhibit at PIQF entitled "A Slice of Oz," which we share with you here.

Do you want to learn more about Gloria?  Watch Show 612: Nature's Journey as she discusses the process and methods she uses to create her quilts. Discover how she builds each quilt with fabric, paint, and thread, and learn the secrets of her machine-appliqué technique.

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2 Kinds of Quilters: Noise On / Noise Off?

You're in the quilting zone all day long; what do you listen to?  Is it time for TV?  Do you pop in an audio book?  Are your iTunes cranked? Do you open the window and listen to the sound of crickets and the trilling of a lark?  Or is it quiet time, no sounds but the gentle hum of your machine or the quilt thread tiptoeing through the layers?

Quilt Boxes for Christmas?

Looking for that special gift for a quilty friend?  There are a number of great ideas online.  Check out all of these different quilt boxes.  Of course, they are so beautiful, you might have a difficult time giving them away.

Here's a beauty from Cranberry Woods.

How about a box with wooden inlay and carving?  Here's one from ARTside My Box.

How about something with a Storm at Sea block from Quiltboxes?

Want something a little bit darker?  There are many wonderful choices at Wood Mosaics.

TQS Interview: Update on Philippa Naylor

Philippa Naylor stopped by the TQS booth in Houston and gave us an update.

Star Members can learn more about Philippa in Show 606: Showstopping Trapunto, in which she shares a show-and-tell of her heart-stopping quilts and demonstrates the techniques she has developed for creating the amazing trapunto that is a hallmark of her style.


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