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August 01, 2016

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August 2, 2016

Quilting Memories, Issue #39 -- August Quilting 2016

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 2016 quilting newsletter issue.

We are here to inspire you towards your next quilting masterpiece and some creative fun!

In this installment you will find:

Who won the monthly contest for July.

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. (Perfect Paper Foundation!)

The other free patterns that were posted in July.

Additional new pages and patterns.

Online Quilting Class Review.


Best Quilting Moments Contest for August 2016



The Winner of last month's contest is ... There was no winner for last month.

Don't let YOUR chance to win disappear.
Submit your experience today for a free pattern and a chance to win!

Don't miss out on this month's contest for your chance to win free quilting patterns!

Remember, this is a monthly contest. You can enter as many stories as you like every month to up your chances of winning.


Even quilting works that are UFOs (Unfinished Objects) can be entered.


Just remember to post a picture with your entry!
Will YOU be the winner for the month of August?
Submit your experience and see if you'll be our next winner!

Here is what the free 12 Inch foundation pattern looks like, just for entering:




How do you get your free pattern?

First, submit your story with a picture.

Then as you are submitting it, make sure you have your email address filled out on the form. That way we can send the free pattern directly to your email as a PDF attachment.

It's that easy!

We look forward to reading your post!

Go to our quilting contest page to see the video of the designs that can be won for August 2016!


E-zine Free Quilting Pattern Before Anyone Else



“Free Pinwheel”




Add some dimension to your next quilt with this wonderfully easy foundation pattern!
Get your free copy of this pattern here:


Free Pinwheel Foundation Pattern The directions for assembling a foundation block are given in the free PDF download.



July’s Free Pattern Pages


Free Stripe Template Pattern - Keep some quilting simple, quick, and easy with this design!

Free Easy Template Pattern - Talk about easy!



Free Tulip Foundation Pattern - This is a beautiful floral pattern that is a piece a cake to make perfectly!

Free Feather Wreath Line Pattern 2 - Beautiful quilting stitches!

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

Additional New Pages



Online Quilting Class Review - Take a peek at our review of this lovely block of the month class! Quilting Shop: Find out what's new!

(Hint: We've added a lot of sets, so now you can save on your favorite patterns by buying them in bulk!)

• Half Star Template Patterns 2

• Stained Glass Foundation Sets

• Star Template Pattern Sets 4

• Sawtooth Template Patterns 3

• Stained Glass Pineapple Patterns

• Sawtooth Template Patterns 4

• Complex Crazy Foundation Patterns 5

• 8 Pointed Star Foundation Patterns

• Sawtooth Fan Template Patterns

• 15 Inch Template Patterns

• 15 Inch Template Patterns 2

• Stained Glass Pineapple Sets

• Sawtooth Template Patterns 5



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 of a Free Online Block of the Month Quilting Class


We like the last class so much that we decided to do a review on another free class.

This class is 2016 Summer Block of the Month by Carl Hentsch.

Get ready for some wonderful information broken down into monthly classes, for FREE!


First thing's first, the great part of this class is that it's in short videos. They are the perfect length to watch when you get little time to yourself.

The beginning of this class goes over some good information to give you the basics before we dive in deep to our monthly lessons.

You should already know how to cut pieces of fabric, press with an iron, and sew a 1/4 inch seam allowance.

Here is a break down of the first monthly lessons.

July's Lesson - Center Medallion


This lesson begins with foundation piecing to make the center medallion.

There is wonderful information jam packed into this lesson on the proper materials to use for foundation piecing.

This is extremely helpful for anyone that has done this type of piecing before or a new quilter willing to dive into a different technique!


If you pay attention to the non-speaking parts, you can really see the different steps to adding each piece.

Now this technique does take up time, but the perfection that comes as a result is completely worth it!

I love how this instructor teaches you to use washable glue instead of pinning the fabric to the paper.

Doing it this way prevents unnecessary rips to the foundation paper.

Even just the tip of how to trim the excess edge is excellent!

I also enjoy watching him use the stiletto while sewing the pieces together.

This looks like a nifty little tool that will make sure your last stitches don't waver at the end.

I'm going to be on the look out to get my own special little tool! ;)

That was the end of this lesson.

Now, I'm looking forward to next month's lesson.



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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