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May 28, 2020
Going Around in Circles from Telling Stories Through the Needle's Eye

Last week, Kara share a tutorial for appliquéing tiny circles. It seems that we appliqué artists never run out of circles to stitch in our designs, so I (Teri) thought we might look at a few other methods, and focus on one of my favorites.

Circles, like the soul, are neverending and turn round and round without a stop. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson


As Kara noted last week, when we taught this first class a few years ago, this block (an Elly Sienkiewicz design) needed some small berries. In my version of the block, I made the berries in three different ...

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May 21, 2020
Tiny Circles Tutorial from Telling Stories Through the Needle's Eye

There are a lot of ways to make circles for appliqué, and most work quite well. Karen Kay Buckley's Perfect Circles are a great tool to have, and we have used them many times. There are also plenty of YouTube video tutorials out there about making circles for appliqué using other methods.

 It is great that there are so many options, but a while back, I (Kara) wanted to make a lot of very tiny circles for a block I was making. I wanted them to be made out of fabric and not embroidered, but all the recommended methods ...

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May 15, 2020
Corona virus ornament from Meena Schaldenbrand






The 4.5 inch ornament was designed in computer software, cut out of canvas with an electronic cutter and painted red. Hand embroidery. Machine quilting. Text printed on fabric. 

Ornament Hanger: Vertical blind cord
Canvas, Lame, cotton, mask ties, button eyes.
Created for the Spots challenge, PQ2020-Q4 Spots
May 2020

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February 27, 2020
How to Doodle Circles from The Inbox jaunt

Good Morning, Quilters! Today we are going to learn how to doodle circles!  Of course you don’t need a lesson in how to doodle circles… Our mini-class, Better Quilting Through Doodling is not so much a series of lessons as it is a list of prompts to encourage you to doodle.  Doodling helps quilters develop…

The post How to Doodle Circles appeared first on Lori Kennedy Quilts.

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February 9, 2013
Modern Circles and Squares Quilt from I Love Baby Quilts!


 
It's finished! This queen sized modern circles in squares quilt is done. It may be my favorite quilt so far. I based it off of this baby quilt I made last year and made it bigger and better. You can't see the quilting in this far view, but the quilting is the best part.
 

I thought I'd take you through the process, in case you'd like to make one for yourself!
 
First, decide on how many blocks and what sizes of circles you'd like. For the baby quilt my circles were smaller, but for this ...

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