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Appliqué: Some Thoughts on Thread

Before I get to into my method for appliqué I thought I would share my 3 favorite threads with you. When I am choosing a thread for appliqué I look for thin cotton threads in the right color. Mettler 60 weight … Continue reading

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I Love Appliqué! Basic Supplies

I have been in love with appliqué almost from the beginning. My second ever quilt had appliqué on it. It was Quiltmaker’s Starbear & Friends quilt. As a matter of fact, I loved this pattern so much I made it … Continue reading

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Perfect Applique Stems

I love applique. I especially love floral applique so needless to say, I make A LOT of stems. I used to be intimidated by stems but I’ve figured out a couple of ways to make them practically foolproof. The first … Continue reading

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Dresden Plates…the Perfect Take-Along Project!

This time of year I am on the lookout for projects I can take with me when I travel. In the last few years I have become positively addicted to Dresden Plates! I love applique but sometimes I don’t have … Continue reading

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Cut It Out! Brother’s Innovation for Applique

We heard a lot of buzz about Brother’s revolutionary ScanNCut at International Quilt Market. This machine can quickly convert patterns, drawings and more into applique fabric patches. The built-in 300 DPI scanner will scan your images, then precisely cut the … Continue reading

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Getting Frondly

Getting Frondly   When the editors here at Quiltmaker first mentioned I would have the opportunity to create a quilt block design for Quitmaker’s 100 Blocks vol. 9 I got pretty excited and spent quite a bit of time reviewing … Continue reading

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QM Tips: Keep Fusible Applique Soft

Garden Waltz is a quilt designed by Nancy Mahoney and patterned in Quilts from Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks Spring ’14 edition. It’s a beautiful quilt with some really eye-catching applique. The large applique patches  can become stiff, though, if you apply … Continue reading

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Applique, Blog Tour, Giveaway!

Today it’s our privilege to take part in a blog tour celebrating The Modern Applique Workbook by Jenifer Dick, just out from our friends at Stash Books. But first I want to tell you about Jenifer’s connection to Quiltmaker: She … Continue reading

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Perfectly Placed Applique

Peg Spradlin is responsible for making many of the quilts you see in QM’s pages. Peg has sewn for us and our sister publications for many years. She’s a master. Peg Spradlin We were so pleased when Peg’s quilt Pinwheel … Continue reading

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100 Blocks Designer Ann Weber

International Quilt Market is a wonderful chance to meet others in the quilt industry, and when I attended the Kansas City event in May, my focus was on meeting people who had designs in Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks. Today I’d like … Continue reading

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