Margaret Bucklew announces Beyond The Gate. It was designed for quilters that just couldn’t wait for the typical twelve month BOM. It is 92″ x 109″ and is fun to complete. Because of the size of the quilt, the photo doesn’t show any detail, so she put together a video with close ups and a tour of the quilt.
“Whoo’s Hanging Out?” is a fun and whimsical clothespin/catch-all bag. Perfect to help “hang out” on laundry day or use it in a child’s room as a playful catch-all for socks, toys, etc. Easy to sew and fun to make. It measures approx. 17″ x 21″ The pattern retails for $9.00. Contact Thistledown Quilts, and check in on Linda’s Blog.
Stop by Jamie’s Kalvestran’s place and check out her variations on this great bag pattern!
A dozen darling dolls and delightful dresses ready for your appliqué pleasure. A sampler quilt pattern is included to show off the entire collection. Use your favorite method, or follow Kay’s instruction for fusible machine appliqué. 24 pages, soft cover, full size patterns, $15.95.
Now is your chance to enroll in one or both of the two new online quilting classes being offered this summer by Chiseled In Cloth – “Create a Pattern Class” Learn to use your computer to design your own portrait and pictorial quilt patterns. No drawing skills necessary! Use your own photos – All skill levels (beginners are welcome!) Using Screen capture “how to” videos (pause and work along) for Photoshop, Photoshop Elements or the free software Gimp. This 4-week class begins June 27.
Ruth Blanchet of the Acadamy of Quilting is presenting a limited offer – her own personal online quilting class, making this wonderful Book Cover. Perfect as a gift or treat for yourself, here’s the best way to try out the newest rage in quilting – online classes. If you have never taken an online class and always wondered how they work, wonder no more. Click over to her site and Sign Up Quickly then jump into the world of learning online!
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Melinda Bula introduces her newest book, Cutting Garden Quilts: Use a simple paint-by-numbers process to create these breathtaking floral quilts! Five how-to patterns feature a rose, pansies, clematis, coneflower, and apples. 95 pages of flower garden fun. Take a look at her patterns, other books and her blog.