Hawaiian Quilting, 2 Fabric Applique, Lessons and so much more!
We are often asked for a list of the most useful colors of Aurifil thread, or for a collection of assorted colors for a new appliquer. In response to those requests, I purchased some closeout kits from Aurifil that I feel are balanced so there is a good selection across the color wheel in light, medium and dark values. A perfect starter set, or for anyone who just wants a varied selection of thread without having to make the decisions.
It was believed by Hawaiian quilters in the past that if you put fish, animals or birds on a quilt that anyone sleeping under the quiltREAD MORE >
Have you checked out Quiltfolk? The new community supported quarterly magazine? I received my third issue last weekend. I loved the first and second but I have to say the third is perfect for those of us who love Hawaiian quilting and Hawaii! I do not consider this a magazine but a quilting travel book. The stories are well written
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It is easy to trace a 2 Fabric Applique Quilt pattern on a light applique fabric by just placing the fabric on the pattern and tracing the cutting lines. But what if your applique fabric is too dark to see the pattern lines, even if placed on a light box? This could definitely be a problem with the new quilts we are introducing you to this month. What to do??READ MORE >