Saturday August 23rd 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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The Quilt Life: The Final Issue

The Quilt Life: The Final Issue

The American Quilter’s Society has made the very difficult decision to cease publishing The Quilt Life magazine after [Read More]

Free Pattern: KIRUTO by Scott Murkin

Free Pattern: KIRUTO by Scott Murkin

This pieced quilt is a unique example of tessellating. The block design is visually obscured, and a subtle illusion of [Read More]

Des Moines Special Events 2014

Des Moines Special Events 2014

Everyone enjoys the AQS QuiltWeek events! From the outstanding contest entry quilts and fantastic special exhibits to [Read More]

Best Wall Quilt at Charlotte in 2014

Jackie Perry won the Best Wall Quilt award at AQS QuiltWeek – Charlotte, NC 2014. Her quilt, BALTIMORE ALBUM [Read More]

Free Pattern: STARS IN THE GARDEN

Free Pattern: STARS IN THE GARDEN

Bring your blooming garden inside! Pam Bono’s STARS IN THE GARDEN pattern for place mats and a table topper [Read More]

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