The hot, lazy days of summer have arrived. Here is July in my quilt about time.
The fourth challenge we are going to tackle is turned-edge circles. We’ll look at three options: needle-turn, gathered, and Apliquick.
June: the last month of spring and the entrance to summer. What does it look like in my quilt about time?
A smooth turned edge is most commonly an issue along outside curves. Here are some tips for addressing this appliqué challenge.
The Meadow Gate pattern is available in the Summer issue of The Canadian Quilter. Kits are available in two colorways – check them out here!
I will be giving away a copy of Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks Volume 11 and an Apliquick Starter Set. And the winners are…
Welcome to the Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks Volume 11 blog tour! My block is called “Crazy Daisy” and you can applique it many ways.
They say April showers bring May flowers, but what flowers are associated with April? Find out here, in my quilt about time.
Here are the results of testing Wash-Away Appliqué Sheets with the Apliquick method of turned-edge appliqué.
March is here! The clocks have sprung forward and Spring is right around the corner. Here is March in my quilt about time.
Challenge #2: turning under the seam allowance. You can turn it under before you sew or as you sew. Here are four ways.
Since my quilt about time depicts each month of the year, I thought I would wait until that month to reveal it. So here we are, in January.
In this new series for the new year, we will address the challenges of turned-edge applique. Here’s the first one: marking the lines.
Apliquick is an innovative set of tools for turned-edge appliqué. I am pleased and excited to announce that Apliquick products are now available for sale right here on my website!
Clover’s Kanzashi Flower Makers offer some intriguing possibilities. What would happen if we layered different size flowers or fussy-cut the fabric or used fancy fabrics like lace or tulle? Let’s find out.
The weather outside may be frightful, but these fabric flowers are delightful! Find out how easy it is to make them using Clover’s Kanzashi Flower Maker.
My first contribution as a guest blogger at QUILTsocial was a step-by-step guide to fusible appliqué. The daily posts ran last week and here is a synopsis of the five articles with links to the original content.
Happy fifth anniversary to Kathy K. Wylie’s Quilting Blog! Every November, it has been fun to take a look back at the blog posts that were most popular overall, but this year I decided to look at the past year alone. How many would be the same? Let’s find out.
Here is my completed entry for the traveling exhibit “It’s Time for Colour”. Find out the neat trick I used for the machine quilting!
The Canadian Quilters Association is preparing two traveling quilt shows of 12″ x 16″ quilts based on the theme “It’s Time for Colour”. Here is my entry.
Hexagon quilts are enjoying a resurgence in popularity, with new fabrics giving them a modern look. In a recent class, I was intrigued with the variety and creativity of the fabric combinations.
For the next five days, quilters from across the country – and around the world – will descend on Brock University in St. Catharines ON to celebrate, learn, share and experience the wonders of our quilt making heritage. Will I see you there?
Butterflakes was started in a Sewflakes workshop in Sun Peaks BC last July and features a six-sided snowflake of butterflies.
Metallic threads have a reputation for being difficult to work with. I was interested to put Superior’s Metallic Thread to the test while making a fabric leaf bowl.
The modern quilt movement has dominated the quilting media over the past couple years, so perhaps it wasn’t surprising to see the theme for the 2014 Trend-Tex Challenge: modern ways. What better way to delve into modern quilting than to make a modern quilt?!
Kathy K. Wylie is a multiple international-award winning quilter specializing in appliqué techniques in a "contemporary traditional" style. She lectures and teaches all over the country at guilds, shops and quilt shows and is a CQA/ACC Certified Quilt Judge. Her work has been featured in magazines, and her designs are available as individual patterns as well as in her book "Sewflakes: Papercut Appliqué Quilts."