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To finish off my October challenge piece, I made some hanging straps (for a lack of a better name) to hang my four blocks. I had several quilters ask me how to make these so I decided to write a post so everyone could have the instructions. You can see them here in my "Changing Seasons" quilt blocks below.
Today I want to show you how to make a quilting design from a single motif or applique designs as you see in my art quilt Summer Reflections.
Recently I been asked a number of questions on a lot of different topics and most of the answers to these questions are posted in articles and free lessons on my website so today I thought it would be helpful to make a list of resources available.
Have you ever run short of fabric for a border? Or do not have enough fabric to cut lengthwise and do not want joins in the border strips? Here's an idea that can help you. I used it on a Twisted Ribbons quilt I made recently but it can work for many quilts.
Today I have been playing around with foundation piecing, otherwise known as paper piecing. One of the reasons quilters love foundation piecing is because when done correctly, the blocks come out perfectly every time with all points matching evenly. Every quilter wants that!