I've got some throw pillows I need to cover in new fabric to match the colors in our new house - aqua blue and coral. I ordered microsuede fabric from mytextilefabric.com, first just getting samples to make sure the colors were what I wanted - all good. I love microsuede because it's practically stainproof and … Continue reading Easy Throw-Pillow Covers – no zippers!
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30-minute Cushion Covers
On our front terrace we've got a couple hanging basket chairs that are our go-to for morning coffee and for watching sunsets. They were made here locally in Costa Rica. After several months in the afternoon sun, the once-charcoal gray cushions were faded to a gray-brown and were looking rather sad. I wanted to change … Continue reading 30-minute Cushion Covers
Rainbow Bargello Quilted Wall Hanging
My first bargello - and I made a big one! Finished size is 4' by 7'
20 Inspiring Ideas for Mariner’s Compass Quilts
Playing around with Electric Quilt 8 - I love teal and brown together. So, I'm in love with mariner's compass quilts, but I've never pieced triangles. Mariner's compass quilts go back 300 years. Foundation paper piecing is what makes them do-able, but how did they piece all those angles and points before foundation paper piecing? … Continue reading 20 Inspiring Ideas for Mariner’s Compass Quilts
20 Sensational Double Wedding Ring Quilt Color Combinations
I so admire quilters who come up with amazing color combinations! I guess I didn't get that creative gene, so I look elsewhere for inspiration. These 20 sensational double wedding ring quilt ideas will help anyone come up with color and design ideas. 1. Here's a Bali Wedding Star color selection from Judy Niemeyer's quiltworx.com. … Continue reading 20 Sensational Double Wedding Ring Quilt Color Combinations
Heavenly Stash! A List of Online Quilt Fabric Stores that Quilters Love
A List By Quilters, For Quilters! Recently I queried my FB quilters group, asking them to recommend their favorite online sources for quilting fabric. These are the results! Bookmark this page to keep this list just a mouse-click away. And if you know of a fabulous online quilt fabric store that's not listed, let me … Continue reading Heavenly Stash! A List of Online Quilt Fabric Stores that Quilters Love