Quilting

Quilting

Get quiltingly creative with fresh inspiration from experts who guide you from which quilting tools and rulers give you an accurate first cut to finishing your creation with free motion quilting, whether you use a long arm or do your machine quilting on your home sewing machine.

Free your imagination with improv quilting or embrace the slow stitch movement with hand quilting. There are so many quilting patterns to choose from (or design yourself), there’s no end to the whimsy you can create!

Quilting Fun

I love scraps. To me, they are the comfort food of quilts. My first contact with quilts was not the ornate Baltimore Album quilts or the intricately hand quilted whole...

Quilting is about taking a good piece of fabric and cutting it up to make something amazing! Whether you make traditional quilts, modern quilts, art quilts or just starting to...

Ready for your MSM (Master of Stash Management) degree? I love seeing all the innovative ways that creative people have for storing and organizing their fabric. But the solutions are...

Traditional Quilt Inspiration

Was it fate that Barbara Brackman would become a central figure in quiltmaking? An accidental find of a drawer full of vintage quilt blocks ignited Barbara's curiosity, and since then...

Always up for the next challenge, Philippa Naylor takes on anything she needs to do to challenge her skills, grow as an artist and help others to grow, as well....

Meticulous attention to detail is a hallmark of Sue Nickels' quilts. Inspired by traditional quilts, Sue, often collaborating with her sister, Pat Holly, freshens the designs with nods to current...

More Quilting

When quilter Cinzia White designs a quilt with thousands of pieces made with many different fabrics, she somehow brings order to chaos. You can revisit one of her quilts time...

Jenny Clouston is happiest and most content when she is stitching by hand: crazy quilting, flower embroidery or English Paper Piecing. In embracing the process, she feeds her creativity and...

With a love for bold color, graphic design and an urban esthetic, modern quilter Sophie Zaugg creates eye-popping visual art with needle and thread. Like many modern quilters, Sophie began...

Design possibilities are bountiful with a simple diamond shape, but the added element of intentional fabric placement adds endless opportunities. Once you learn how to fussy cut EPP diamonds, you...

Try to pigeonhole Al Cote's art. We dare you. As a painter, hair stylist (yep) and fiber artist, Al finds inspiration in things most people overlook - shiny shoes, squeaky...

When Katie Fowler found quilting as an art form, she ditched the patterns right away - improvisation better suited her style and her path to happy. But if structure is...