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Bargello Poppy Wallhanging

Bargello Poppy Wallhanging

Try your hand at bargello quilting, it’s easier than you think, when you follow the step by step diagrams and instructions. Read more in our Summer 2014 issue. Designed by Jennifer Houlden Quilts by Jen www.quiltsbyjen.ca Quilts by Jen has many great free tutorials that will help with the picking of fabrics, value of fabrics, […]

The Spa Quilt

The Spa Quilt

The Spa Quilt is the perfect project to explore your creativity. Make it as a blanket or throw using contrasting fabric colours, assorted cottons, linens, yarn embellishment, appliqués, raw edge appliqués, and decorative stitches. Create your own elements in Row 2 using the steps for making yarn embellishments and for using the circular attachment tool. ¼” […]

Splish Splash Wallhanging

Splish Splash Wallhanging

You have got to make this table top for the summertime! It’s splishy splashy and so well designed with buttonhole edges for the droplet appliques. Read more in our Summer 2014 issue. Designed by Christine Baker Fairfield Road Designs P.O. Box 24, Brockville, Ontario K6V 5T7 [email protected] www.FairfieldRoadDesigns.com christinebaker-fairfieldroaddesigns.blogspot.ca www.facebook.com/FairfieldRoadDesigns

Matryoshka Keepsake Case

Matryoshka Keepsake Case
[columns] [span6] [/span6][span6] [/span6][/columns] Beauty is in the Details A few years ago my church pastor gave me a very cute Russian Matryoshka as a birthday gift and I fell in love with this Eastern European folk art doll. This doll is the inspiration to a very special keepsake case designed for your ZAKKA sewing […]

Artist Profile – Barbara Hilts

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[columns] [span4] [/span4][span4] [/span4][span4] [/span4][/columns] Barb Hilts’s textile art pieces are intriguing at first sight. A better look will reveal its similarities to the art of smocking. While majoring in Textile Design at the Ontario College of Art, Barb was introduced to hand painted silk and was intrigued with the ability to produce and control […]