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October 9, 2020
Disappearing Four-Patch Weave Quilt from The Cutting Table Quilt Blog - A Blog for Quilters by Quilters

The Disappearing Four-Patch Weave Quilt from Missouri Star Quilt Co. Watch the free quilt tutorial today.

Spiders are master weavers. Their webs are made with silk “thread” that is the envy of quilters: 1,000x thinner than human hair and 5x stronger than steel! (Scientists think pencil-thick web could stop a jumbo jet!)  

They work at a dazzling pace, completing incredibly intricate webs in about an hour. But this week, Jenny is giving ‘em a run for their money!

The Disappearing Four-Patch Weave Quilt from Missouri Star Quilt Co. Watch the free quilt tutorial today.

The Disappearing Four-Patch Weave quilt starts as a super-simple 4-patch and then, like all disappearing blocks, we slice it and rearrange the pieces. The result is a gorgeous, woven layer cake pattern that comes together lickety-split. (Our ...

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August 28, 2020
Simple Squares on Point Quilt from The Cutting Table Quilt Blog - A Blog for Quilters by Quilters

The Simple Squares on Point Quilt from Missouri Star Quilt Co. Watch the free quilt tutorial today.

Do you remember your first cartwheel? It was probably a little wobbly. Maybe you didn’t land on your feet. But chances are, before the recess bell rang, you could cartwheel your way across the playground without stopping!

The Simple Squares on Point Quilt from Missouri Star Quilt Co. Watch the free quilt tutorial today.

Jenny is not turning cartwheels this week. (Wouldn’t that be a sight!) But … she IS turning quilt blocks, and that’s even easier! The Simple Squares method of setting quilt blocks on point is so quick and painless, you’ll be turning blocks like a pro in no time!

The Simple Squares on Point Quilt from Missouri Star Quilt Co. Watch the free quilt tutorial today.
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August 17, 2020
Make This: Twin Pops Quilted Pillow from The Cloth Parcel

It’s our turn for the Best of Moda Bake Shop Pillow Parade! (affiliate link) Each of the designers from the book is taking a turn sharing a bonus pillow to coordinate with their quilt. A quick little housekeeping note to start, though. The supply list in the book for our Twin Pops Quilt needs a […]

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June 12, 2020
Make This: Folded Pinwheel Pillow Video Tutorial from The Cloth Parcel

Our first video tutorial is here! We had so much fun making this video for the Sewing Summit, but now that it’s over we can share with everyone. Learn how to make a Folded Pinwheel Pillow from start to finish: Download a printable tutorial to go along with the video below: You’ll also notice that […]

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March 15, 2020
Aurifil DOM March 2020 Block from Carol Lyles Shaw

I am proud to be one of the Aurifil 2020 Designers of the Month for March 2020.  Each month, a DOM designer will publish a block pattern inspired by the colors of Italy!     This post describes how I designed the block.  It also includes a link to a video tutorial showing how I actually pieced [ ...Continue Reading ]

The post Aurifil DOM March 2020 Block appeared first on Carole Lyles Shaw.

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March 13, 2020
Show And Tell Time! from Wedding Dress Blue

I love Show and Tell time!  Readers are so kind to share their progress and projects based on WeddingDressBlue tutorials.  Keep them coming!

Here is a lovely (and breezy) version of Growing Up Odd.  About time for me to make another one of those!  She used 2-1/2″ squares and the quilt finished at approximately 100″.  I love the blue sashing.

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Here is a Twinkle Baby that Judy made and donated as a comfort quilt.  Such wonderful colors! Don’t the twinkl-y star points make you smile?!

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Ellen wrote: This started out as part of our church Christmas program.  I ...

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February 15, 2020
Fractured Triangles Pattern Tutorial and Ruler from Carol Lyles Shaw

Creative Grids has released a new Half Sixty Triangle ruler that is perfect for the ‘end of row’ setting triangles in my Fractured Triangles Pattern. The Half Sixty Triangle ruler is available at local quilt shops and online.  Click here to purchase online (affiliate link).   I’m also working on other patterns that use this [ ...Continue Reading ]

The post Fractured Triangles Pattern Tutorial and Ruler appeared first on Carole Lyles Shaw.

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February 10, 2020
25 Million Stitches Big Stitch Tutorial from Carol Lyles Shaw

Big stitch hand quilting is a technique used by many quilters. However, I recently used this technique in an embroidery project!  A few weeks ago, I decided to make an embroidered panel for the 25 Million Stitches project and in this post, I’ve detailed the technique that I used.  I decided to make my panel [ ...Continue Reading ]

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October 21, 2019
Make This: Double Crossed Quilt Block Tutorial from The Cloth Parcel

We have a fun new quilt block tutorial for you today! Say hello to the Double Crossed Block. It’s an upsized version of the Christmas Plus quilt block that we designed for Moda Bake Shop, finishing at 12.5″ square (12″ square once pieced into a quilt). We also added that little pop of red on […]

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October 17, 2019
Quilt Tools 2019 from Carol Lyles Shaw

Using the right quilt tools makes all the difference when you are quilting.  Good tools help you cut and sew more accurately and generally make the entire process more enjoyable.

And, you don’t have to spend a lot of money–just focus on a few high quality items and they will last forever.

Here are some of my favorite tools.  No affiliate links–opinions based on personal use only.

Shop Local

As always, please check with your favorite local quilt shop or local shops with online shops before going to ‘big’ retailers. Note:  there are NO buying links in ...

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