Tag: quilting projects

Squaring Wall Quilts with Lynette Jensen

Lynette Jensen is back with another lovely quilt pattern from the Thimbleberries Project of the Month Club! This wall quilt (or holiday table topper) is called Winterscape and it’s an easy project that looks great all winter long! Here’s what Lynette had to say about it… How fun to have a small, easy project for…

Create Fabric Paintings using Pre-cut Quilt Kits

Ready to give picture quilts a try? My favorite way to create fabric paintings is to layer fabric shapes using fusible appliqué. It can be quite time consuming to iron fusible to your fabric and to cut out the various appliqué shapes. Now that laser pre-cut quilt kits are available, quilting images is easier than…

Pumpkin Blossom Project of the Month by Lynette Jensen

A crispness has settled in the air and the leaves have begun to fall. This surely means autumn is in full swing. The season is ripe with opportunities for sewing on chilly, overcast days. Plus, there are so many wonderful projects to quilt for our homes, as gifts for our loved ones, and for ourselves.…

Troubleshooting Tips for Table Runner Quilts

Today Lynette Jensen of Thimbleberries joins us for a guest blog to introduce her Kaleidoscope Burst Runner and to give us a peek at the extra scrap project. Just in time for fall, this easy quilting project is the September Project of the Month. I can’t wait to share mine with everyone who sits at…

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Blanket Stitch Applique Tips for Success

Do you use applique techniques in your quilting? Adding applique may seem like a time-consuming extra step, but there are many different techniques, such as fusible applique, that make it go faster. And applique can add that little something extra that takes a quilt from good to great. Today, guest blogger Lynette Jensen offers applique…

pinwheel block table runner

Pressing Tips for Pinwheel Blocks Strip Sets

Today we have a guest post from one of our favorite designers, Lynette Jensen of Thimbleberries. I had the pleasure of meeting Lynette at Quilt Market in Utah last month, and she is just as lovely and pleasant as her designs. Today, she shows how pinwheel blocks can add a festive touch to your summer…

table runner quilt project

Tips for Floral Quilt Projects

Spring is here and many of us are celebrating the Easter holiday. It’s a time of regrowth and renewal. Maybe you’ve started to plant your garden. Or, maybe you prefer to do your “gardening” in the sewing room: cutting floral fabrics, piecing rows of color, and “fencing” your quilt projects with borders and binding. Well,…

mary's scrap bag quilt pattern

Top 10 Reasons Why We Love Quilting

Today is National Quilting Day! Here at Keepsake Quilting we’re celebrating with the Top 10 reasons why we–as a nation of quilters–love to quilt. We asked you on our Facebook page why you like to quilt, and your answers helped us make this list. Read, enjoy, and let us know what you think. Reason 1:…