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April 02, 2015

“Inspiration to Bring Your Creations to Life”


April 2, 2015

Quilting Memories, Issue #022 -- April Quilting 2015

Quilting Memories brings you the latest information about quilting. We are a place for beginners to learn and experts to get new ideas.

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Welcome to our April 2015 quilting newsletter issue.

We are here to inspire you towards your next quilting revelation!

In this installment you will find:

The winner of the monthly contest for March 2015.

See the new quilting designs that are up for grabs for the monthly contest of April.

This month’s free quilting pattern just for e-zine subscribers.

The other free patterns that were posted in March.

Additional new pages and patterns.

Review of a online quilting class.

Best Quilting Moments Contest Winner for December 2014

Is…

Carla of Alaska.

For grace under pressure you have become our newest quilting super hero!

Thank you for sharing this with us.

We can't wait to see what happens next!

To read this winning story please visit
Carla's Story.

Remember that this is a monthly contest. You can enter as many stories as you like every month.

Who will be the winner for April?

Submit your experience and see if you'll be a winner too!

Here is what the free quilting design for just entering looks like:



Visit our quilting contest page to see the video of the designs that can be won for April 2015!

E-zine Free Quilting Pattern Before Any One Else


“Classic Motorcycle”

Get your motor running with this wonderful design!

This fun applique quilting patterns was made by our daughter, Nikole with inspiration from Michelle!

Here are the steps to complete it:

Save the image and adjust the size if needed. This typically makes an 8x8” block when all three appliques are done for this one block.

• Trace the designs onto lite fusible adhesive. Preferably, Heat n Bond ultra-hold. (Lite hold may be used if the applique will be stitched down.)

• Cut the pieces around the lines. Leave the inner designs to be cut away later!

• Select which fabrics will be the pieces of the applique and which will be the background.

• Iron press fusible onto the back of desired fabric.

• Now cut fabric on the line of the design that was traced (as well as the inner design) so none of the ink shows on the interfacing paper.

• Find ideal placement for the applique pieces on the background fabric.

• Peel off the paper from the fusible and iron press applique into place.

• When all the pieces are pressed in the correct places, sew them into place with a tight zigzag stitch (aka. Satin stitch) around the edges of the applique pieces if lite hold was used. If ultra-hold was the fusible, then leave the design as a raw edged applique.

Now your quilting block is complete and it can be used any way you see fit.

March’s Free Pattern Pages

Free Triple Hearts Applique Patterns: 3x the love!

Free Foundation Pattern: The basic tilted spiral block.

Free Skull Applique Quilting Pattern: For a special touch of something different!

Free Feather Circle Line Quilting Pattern: This design will have you making graceful stitches everywhere!

To find these pages just visit QuiltingSupport.com and use our search feature.

Additional New Pages

Quilting in Pueblo: Find out the past and travel to the present to see why this is now a great place for quilters!

Quilting Shop: Find out what we have to offer.

• Star Foundation Patterns

• Pineapple Foundation Patterns

• Pineapple Foundation Patterns 2

• Mosaic foundation patterns 2

• Pineapple Foundation Patterns 3

• Strip Foundation Patterns

• Star Foundation Patterns 2

• Star Foundation Patterns 3

• Star Foundation Patterns 4

• Crown Foundation Patterns

• Log Cabin Foundation Patterns 3

• Log Cabin Foundation Patterns 2

• Movement Template Quilting Patterns

• Album Foundation Quilting Patterns 3

• Flower Foundation Quilting Patterns 3

• Pinwheel Foundation Quilting Patterns

• Heart Foundation Quilting Patterns 2

• Flower Foundation Quilting Patterns 4

• Kaleidoscope Foundation Quilting Patterns 2

• Movement Template Quilting Patterns 2

• Wolf Applique Patterns

• Black Cat Silhouette Applique Patterns

• Animal Applique quilting Patterns 2

• Flying Geese Foundation Patterns

• Easy Foundation Patterns 3

(We've been a little busy this month. ;) )

If you would like to find these pages quickly, use the site search option.

Review

Have you ever heard of Hyperquilting?

I came across a virtual quilting class at Craftsy that taught this technique.

It’s called

Ultimate Free-Motion Quilting.

The pictures were very eye catching and I just couldn’t help myself!

This class was so easy to follow. The instructor took all of the intimidation of the designing away while replacing it with approachable confidence!

She not only goes over technique but also the different supplies involved with the reasoning behind them.

It’s truly awesome for adding new life to your quilting project.

Be sure to check it out and see if it’s something you might be interested in!

Wrap Up

We hoped you enjoyed this month’s issue of our quilting newsletter.

Comments? Ideas? Feedback? We'd love to hear from you. Just reply to this e-zine and tell us what you think!

Until next month.

Happy quilting,

Rebecca

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