Tuesday August 4th 2015

Posts Tagged ‘Kathy Niemann’

On pins and needles

On pins and needles

The expression “on pins and needles” can have special meaning for quilters. A friend recently spent several thousand dollars getting a milliner’s needle extracted from her dog. Given that pins and needles are indispensable tools for quilters, I have [Read More]

School supplies: Not just for kids!

School supplies: Not just for kids!

Hi – I’m Kathy Niemann, technical pattern editor for American Quilter magazine. Buying school supplies is fun for kids AND quilters.Small portable staplerKeep this with your sewing tools. It is handy in general, but if you do wool appliqué, you can staple baste the [Read More]

Don’t forget a label!

Don’t forget a label!

Labels preserve the identity of a project so future generations will know more about the quilt and the maker. Labels could be important should the quilt be lost or stolen. Here are a few tips for making labels: 1. Sew quilt labels onto your quilt backing before the quilt is [Read More]

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Free Video Tutorial: Pillow Secret from Bonnie Browning

Free Video Tutorial: Pillow Secret from Bonnie Browning

Bonnie Browning shows how to make a decorative pillow to fit any pillow form with no zipper. What’s different? She [Read More]

Things are Buzzing at The Bee!

Things are Buzzing at The Bee!

These days, with electronic designing, rotary cutting, and machine quilting, our favorite projects are often done [Read More]

Over 700 Quilts at Grand Rapids QuiltWeek in 2015!

Over 700 Quilts at Grand Rapids QuiltWeek in 2015!

Enjoy this peek at the Special Exhibits that are coming to QuiltWeek in Grand Rapids, Michigan, on August 12-15, 2015. [Read More]

Ann Hazelwood’s Colebridge Community Series

Ann Hazelwood’s Colebridge Community Series

What fun, tears, and drama we’ve read since Ann Hazelwood wrote her first Colebridge Community book, The Basement [Read More]

What Does Appliqué Mean to YOU?

What Does Appliqué Mean to YOU?

The simplest explanation of appliqué is to place one layer of fabric over another larger piece, and sew it in place. [Read More]

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