Friday March 7th 2014

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 Pattern for Quilted in Honor Giving Quilt

Free Pattern for Quilted in Honor Giving Quilt

The Quilted in Honor Giving Quilt challenge deadline is near, but you still have time to enter! Here’s a pattern for [Read More]

FMQ 101: Getting Ready

FMQ 101: Getting Ready

I had a little conversation with Lori Kennedy of The Inbox Jaunt the other day. I told her “I’m not a machine [Read More]

New Author Cathy Busch!

New Author Cathy Busch!

Cathy Busch learned her first sewing-related skills after school in a small town in Ohio. She would spend time with a [Read More]

New Video – Best Bed Quilt at Phoenix QuiltWeek

In this new video from AQS, Elaine Brelsford interviews Gail Stepanek who, along with Jan Hutchison, won first place in [Read More]

A Barn-side Salute to American Quilters!

A Barn-side Salute to American Quilters!

Have you wondered when and where the unique tradition of barn quilts began? The first use of quilt patterns on barns in [Read More]

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