Anita’s Quilts And Quilting Offers Necktie Quilt Project

Anita at Anita’s Quilts and Quilting has provided a tutorial on making a quilt using necktie applique. It covers the preparation of the neckties and the steps needed to make the quilt. The information is adaptable to any quilting design.

A great stabilizer choice for this project is HTC Sheer D’Light Lightweight, 2102-7, http://www.htc-retail.com/product-info.php?pid17.html . It is a premium-grade tearaway that offers support for embroidery

For more information, visit https://yesiquilt.wordpress.com/2014/02/10/necktie-quilt-instructions/

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American Folk Art Museum Offers War And Pieced Quilt Exhibition

The American Folk Art Museum of New York is currently presenting “War and Pieced: The Annette Gero Collection of Quilts from Military Fabrics” until January 7, 2018. In collaboration with the International Quilt Study Center & Museum, War and Pieced is the first exhibition in the United States to showcase the spectacularly complex geometric quilts made exclusively by men using richly dyed wools derived from British military and dress uniforms. These are commonly known as soldiers’ quilts.

For more information, visit https://folkartmuseum.org/exhibitions/war-and-pieced-the-annette-gero-collection-of-quilts-from-military-fabrics/

Mommy By Day Blog Offers Christmas Stocking Tutorial

Ashley at Mommy By Day Crafter By Night Blog has provided a project to make a quilted Christmas stocking. This project can be made any size you desire, and it is a good way to use scrap fabric. Make a custom stocking suitable for everyone this Christmas!

For the batting, consider HTC’s Fusible Fleece, http://www.htc-retail.com/product-info.php?pid22.html , a 3.2-ounce 100% polyester, needle-punched fleece that is fusible. It offers better loft and dimension than traditional products.

 For more information, visit http://www.mommybydaycrafterbynight.com/2011/12/christmas-stocking-tutorial.html

Karen Burns Offers I Love Star Blocks Quilting Book

Martingale has provided a book on quilting with star blocks by Karen Burns. “Block-Buster Quilts – I Love Star Blocks – 16 Quilts from an All-Time Favorite Block” features projects from an array of designers using their favorite star blocks. Clear instructions and designs ranging from traditional to modern make this a great introduction to star block quilting.

For more information, visit http://www.shopmartingale.com/block-buster-quilts-i-love-star-blocks.html?utm_source=Stitch+This%21+blog&utm_campaign=5185249984-Daily+Email%2C+Quilting&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_ab6bb44864-5185249984-296389217

San Jose Museum Of Quilts and Textiles Announces 40th Anniversary Exhibition

The San Jose Museum of Quilts and Textiles has announced “Expressions of Identity: 40th Anniversary Exhibition.” Running from October 20, 2017 to January 14, 2018, join the Museum as it celebrates 40 years and exhibits and highlights pieces from their permanent collection.

For more information, visit https://www.sjquiltmuseum.org/upcoming-exhibitions-sjmqt-sanjose-soma-downtown

Choose Which HTC Interlining Best Meets Your Quilt’s Purpose

This month’s free project is a T-shirt quilt featuring four HTC interlinings and information on how to choose the best product for your quilt’s purpose.

 Download the project at: http://www.htc-retail.com/cmspage.php?page_id=60

British Quilt and Stitch Village Announces Quilting And Embroidery Contests

 

The British Quilt and Stitch Village has announced its Open Competition, with entries due January 31, 2018. There are six quilt and five embroidery categories. Anyone can enter, whatever your experience or ability. You don’t have to be an expert, and there are categories for small and large pieces of work.

For more information, visit http://quiltandstitchvillage.com/competition