Matchstick quilting is a term used to describe straight line quilting placed very close together, about 1/8″ or a matchstick’s width apart. This method can add an interesting texture to any quilt project when used with different colored threads, or in unquilted areas which will appear puffier or more pronounced than areas with matchstick quilting. Click the link to learn more at WeAllSew.com.
When I think of crafts, I picture these weird-looking items floating on Etsy like eternal shipwrecks that rise to the surface every time you genuinely need something. I mean, there’s nothing wrong with pursuing your hobby, but it’s a whole different story if you’re trying to make money out of something you wouldn’t buy yourself. Hence, there’s an entire craft-shaming movement that humorously mocks such instances.
The pattern is called Stepping Stones by Mabeth Oxenrider and it is in American Patchwork & Quilting Oct 2009. There is a smaller version of it on All People Quilt done in Christmas colors and it is free. Still trying to find the link to purchase the pattern.
How to make a quick scrappy squares patchwork. This patchwork quilt can be use for a pillowcase, table cloth, bag, pouch or whatever you can think of! Music Credit: Love You So - The King Khan & BBQ Show
I have a narrow wall beside my refrigerator, where my Tulip Time quilt has been hanging for the past couple of years. I decided that it was time for a change, so I made my Sardine Soirée wall quilt to replace it. I'm really quite pleased with how it turned out. It's super bright and colourful and each sardine has it's own personality. I used all sorts of Tula Pink fabrics for the sardine bodies and coordinated their heads and tails with solid fabrics. I machine appliqued them to the…