510: Star Quilt Block Smackdown and Choosing an Applique Method
Jan03

510: Star Quilt Block Smackdown and Choosing an Applique Method

In this episode, Pam and Lynn engage in a spirited debate about the best star quilt blocks – will the Sawtooth star, Lemoyne star, eight point star, or Kansas City Snowflake emerge victorious? Download your copy of the bracket here! After we declare a winner we wrap up with a discussion on choosing an applique method for a particular project – turned edge, fusible, and more. This episode is brought to you by QT Fabrics and...

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Use a Font Generator to Add a Name to the Droid Quilt
Dec03

Use a Font Generator to Add a Name to the Droid Quilt

This week, Lynn shares how to use a font generator like dafont.com to create an applique design, specifically to use Star Wars font to add a name to the Droid quilt! There’s still plenty time to add applique to your Star Wars quilt before the premier of the next movie. You aren’t limited to just Star Wars applique or scifi either; using a font generator site can add names to all sorts of quilts, including very scrappy...

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314: Applique Preferences and Starting a Quilt Guild
Mar09

314: Applique Preferences and Starting a Quilt Guild

Join us for a review of applique preferences and suggested books, and some tips on how to start a quilt guild or bee.

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Behind the Quilt: Transform
Nov18

Behind the Quilt: Transform

At long last we can reveal the “Transform” quilt, inspired by the flying geese unit!

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The Stitch Celebrates Sew Pro
Nov15

The Stitch Celebrates Sew Pro

We had a grand time in Chicago in September at the Sew Pro Convention; Lynn and I went with our friend and production guru Rae to soak up the collective knowledge of attendees and instructors, and figure out where we can improve what we’re doing here at The Stitch. There were a couple key takeaways for us: Find our voice and be ourselves. We’re the only “us” out there, so we need to focus on our strengths Be...

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