This pattern is being released next month but I just had to share! I am in the process of remodeling my bathroom when I saw this! Wouldn’t this be a darling shower curtain???
All I have to do is add a few more stripes!
It uses their Quick Curve Ruler:
The quilt is unusual because it is wider than it is long – which makes it a perfect choice for my bath curtain! Sometimes it is so fun to jump outside of that box!
This is the most clever and fun block of the month I have seen in a long time! Each month, create an oar and in six months, your quilt will be done. The finished quilt measures 84″ x 72″ so it could be the focal point of any room or a great throw. Simply add borders if you want it to fit a double or queen bed.
Each design is constructed using traditional piecing techniques and templates – no paper-piecing required. These patterns will be arriving soon so add it to your Fall schedule.
After all, everyone has a place at the lake, knows someone who has a place on the lake, or DREAMS about a vacation on the lake! What a perfect gift for the lake hosts!
Lisa Amundson of Around the Bobbin has created a designer oven mitt that makes a great class! All you need is two fat quarters, some cotton batting and the pattern – which includes the transparent food grade silicone overlay.
The silicone is designed to withstand temperatures of up to 450 degrees!
Here are a few tips that Lisa shared with us:
It is easy to sew through the silicone – just use a Schmetz Microtex needle 14/90. Since the silicone is sandwiched between two layers of fabric, stitching is a breeze!
When sewing the cuff, the silicone fits over most free arms. For those of us who don’t have a free arm, it is easiest to turn the oven mitt inside out to do the top-stitching along the cuff.
But who can stop at just one? Refills of the silicone are available:
This pattern has been so popular that Lisa is planning some new releases for Fall Market so teach your customers how to work with the silicone now! I, for one, can’t wait to see what she has in store!
Edyta Sitar of Laundry Basket Quilts is continuing her “Patches” series with Patches of Scraps. This compilation of 17 quilts is due out the first of November – just in time for the holiday season!
Each quilt features dozens of fabrics. The beautiful photography showcases the quilts beautifully and is a study in color. This volume is packed with breathtaking scrap quilts, each featuring dozens of fabrics. Edyta also shares pics of some of her favorite antique scrap quilts which served as her inspiration.
That’s all I know but we ALL know it will be spectacular so order it now!
A-OK Patterns features quilts designed to use five – one-yard cuts of fabric. They tell you how to put colors together to create a beautiful quilt every time.
The patterns are printed in greyscale so you can imagine them in your favorite colorway. Visit our website to see the entire collection. There are also versions that use 1/2 yard cuts as well as 5″ squares. What a great way to use ends of bolts. All are due to arrive the end of this month!
This tray is such a fun afternoon project! It really can be done in an afternoon because no quilting is required. Use 4 1/2″ squares or 5″ charms to piece the design in the center of this 9″ x 11 1/4″ tray.
Use a pre-cut package of Heat Moldable fusible for each tray.
Create the design with the Mini Twister tool:
What a great class! They could actually go home with a finished project. And what a great gift! Fill the tray with some favorite candies, cosmetics, magazines, books – you get the picture!