Summer Corner

Summer leaves are green and abundant, and that is exactly how they are portrayed in the summer corner on my quilt about time.

Border Report #4 and Skinny Stems

In this border report, we’ll return to the vines and learn how to stitch very skinny stems.

Scrappy Hexies, by Machine

Modern times have brought along new options for hexies. Let’s see what happens when we arrange the hexies differently, using a variety of scrappy fabrics.

Grandmother’s Flower Garden Hexies, by Machine

Here’s how to arrange hexies in a traditional grandmother’s flower garden setting, using your sewing machine.

Hexies, the Apliquick Way!

Hexagon quilts continue to be popular and they even have a cute new nickname. It dawned on me that they would be even easier to make the Apliquick way!

Border Report #3

To create the illusion that the appliqué twists over and under the outside edge of my quilt about time presented a bit of a challenge to sew!

New Table Runner with Flourish Kits

The Table Runner with Flourish is made from motifs from the award-winning quilt Flourish on the Vine using the Flourish on the Vine Pattern Pack. New kits are now available: short and long table runner kits in colorways 4 and 5!

Spring Corner

In my quilt about time, the seasons are represented by the changing colors of leaves. Here they are in the spring corner.

Border Report #2

Vines are a recurring element in my quilt about time. It only made sense to repeat them in the border.

Quilted Snowflake

We have been exploring a variety of machine cutwork techniques while making fabric snowflakes. Now let’s take a slightly different approach and see how our snowflake would look quilted with cut-away trapunto.

Stained Glass Snowflake Block

What would happen if we placed different colored fabrics in a cutwork snowflake? A stained glass snowflake block, perhaps?

Border Report #1

A quilt border should support and frame the design in the body of the quilt. What kind of frame would be suitable for my quilt about time?

Snowflake Quilt Block

Find out how to use the machine cutwork technique for appliqué and make a snowflake quilt block.

Glittery Snowflake

Have you ever noticed how snow appears to sparkle on a bright, sunny day? Let’s bring some of that wintry beauty indoors with a glittery cutwork snowflake.

Winter Corner

Now that we’ve seen how each month looks in my quilt about time, let’s take a look at the seasons! Here is the winter corner.

Lacy Snowflake

For many of us, winter means snow. Why not bring some of that beauty into our homes with a lovely lacy cutwork snowflake?

December

December is the last month of the year and also the last month featured on my quilt about time.

November

November heralds the end of autumn. Here’s how it looks in my quilt about time.

Lessons from a Pictorial Appliqué Workshop

There is always more to be learning in this wonderful creative life and here are a few lessons I took away from my talented colleague Kathy McNeil.

October

October is the pinnacle of the autumn months. Here it is in my quilt about time.

Two New Apliquick Products

Two new products are now available: Apliquick pencils and Apliquick large scissors. Check them out!

September

September is a time of transition as summer gives way to fall and children go back to school. Here it is in my quilt about time.

Turned-Edge Applique: Challenge #5

We return to our series about the challenges of turned-edge appliqué with the topic of outside points.

August

Summer holidays draw to a close in August even if summer isn’t quite over. Find out how this month looks in my quilt about time.

Brother Scan N Cut for Applique

Fabric cutting machines are becoming more and more popular with quilters, but they weren’t a good fit for me – until I discovered the Brother Scan N Cut.

July

The hot, lazy days of summer have arrived. Here is July in my quilt about time.

Turned-Edge Applique: Challenge #4

The fourth challenge we are going to tackle is turned-edge circles. We’ll look at three options: needle-turn, gathered, and Apliquick.

June

June: the last month of spring and the entrance to summer. What does it look like in my quilt about time?

Turned-Edge Applique: Challenge #3

A smooth turned edge is most commonly an issue along outside curves. Here are some tips for addressing this appliqué challenge.

May

May is filled with themes of hope and gratitude. Here it is, in my quilt about time.

In the event of a strike at Canada Post, we will be happy to ship your order by courier. Please contact us for an estimate of the additional cost.