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August 02, 2015

“Inspiration to Bring Your Creations to Life”


August 2, 2015

Quilting Memories, Issue #026 -- August 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 August 2015 quilting newsletter issue.

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

In this installment you will find:

The winner of the monthly contest for July 2015.

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

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

The other free patterns that were posted in July.

Additional new pages and patterns.

Online Quilting Class Review.

Best Quilting Moments Contest Winner for July 2015

Is…

Nikki of Colorado.

Wow! Nikki you are a lucky girl!

Not only did you get all of that wonderful fabric for free, you've also won this contest for a second month in a row!

Be on the lookout for your winnings (the free patterns) in your email, Nikki!

Here you can read Nikki's new story.

Jealous?

Remember you can win too!

This is a monthly contest. You can enter as many stories as you like every month.

Even quilting works in progress can be entered!

Who will be the winner for the month of August?

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

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 August 2015!

E-zine Free Quilting Pattern Before Anyone Else


“The Wild Moose”

Let out your natural side and make a one of a kind quilting masterpiece with a wildlife motif!

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.

July’s Free Pattern Pages

How To Make A Quilt With Templates - Learn the basics and try it out!

Free Log Cabin Foundation Pattern 2 - Easy, breezy, fun to build.

Free Crazy Patch Pattern - Time to get crazy!

Template Quilting (Free pattern) - This wonderful priscilla block will make a great pattern to mix and match!

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

Additional New Pages

Online Quilting Class

Quilting Shop: Find out what we have to offer.

• Art Applique Patterns

• Butterfly Applique Patterns 6

• Scrap Template Patterns

• Stained Glass Foundation Patterns 2

• Star Template Quilting Patterns 7

• Winged Applique Patterns

• Animal Applique Patterns 8

• Classic Template Patterns

• Movement Foundation Patterns

• Dresden Fan Patterns

• Dresden Fan Patterns 2

• Movement Template Quilting Patterns 4

• Star Template Patterns

• Dresden Fan Patterns 3

• Dresden Fan Patterns 4

• Geometric Template Patterns

• Stained Glass Foundation Patterns 3

• Celtic applique pattern sets 2

• Celtic applique block patterns

Additional posts have been made in our quilting forum, too!

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

Review


Free Motion Quilting a Sampler

Do you want to gain confidence with your machine quilting skills?

Want to learn how to quilt as you go?

Then the Free Motion Quilting a Sampler class by Leah Day is for you.

Leah Day is such an easy teacher to understand and her tips make it simple to follow.

The techniques and tips will take the stress out of machine quilting.

We've been wanting to do more machine quilting, however it's hard to give up the control of hand quilting.

Hand quilting is just too slow.

Now with the help of this class we're confident that machine quilting our future quilts will be a success!

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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