15 Jun 2016
June 15, 2016

Conch Shell Quilt

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You can almost hear the ocean when you gaze at the conch shell applique on a sea of blue hexagons. Free-motion stitching adds detail to the shell. Piece together the background for this quilt with hexagons then add the applique creating a simple but dramatic design. Designer: Rebecca Kemp Brent Finished Size: 27 3/4″ x.. read more →

Did you know you can make applique patterns with your word processor? If you have an embroidery machine – especially a newer model with a big hoop – it’s a cinch to appliqué words onto your projects. But if you prefer to appliqué with hand-guided stitches – or by hand – read on for a.. read more →

Hip to Be Square by Rebecca Kemp Brent for Coats & Clark These two funky ornament shapes start with ordinary squares! Made from small pieces, these projects are a great way to use test stitchouts or fabric scraps, especially leftovers from 2 1/2″ strips. Biscornu Ornament “Biscornu” is a French word describing something that’s quirky,.. read more →