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March 02, 2017

“Inspiration to Bring Your Creations to Life”


March 2, 2017

Quilting Memories, Issue #046 -- March Quilting 2017

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 March 2017 quilting newsletter issue.

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

In this installment you will find:

Our entries into the monthly contest for .

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

This month’s free quilting pattern just for e-zine subscribers. (Paper Piecing using a Foundation Pattern)

The other free patterns that were posted in February.

Additional new pages and patterns.


Best Quilting Moments Contest for March 2017



The Winner of last month's contest is *Dramatic Music*

No one!

Anyone could have been the winner!

Everyone was more interested in this post:
How Should I Hand Quilt Borders?

Give the contest a try this month and be on the look out for your winnings in your inbox!

Don't worry. It's easy!

Anyone can win!

All that is needed is a recap of your experience quilting and a picture of the project to get a free pattern.

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

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.


Will YOU be the winner for the month of March's contest?

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

Here is what the free 15 inch paper 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 March 2016!


E-zine Free Quilting Pattern Before Anyone Else



“Alabama Album Quilt”






Have some ribbon fun with this wonderful applique pattern!

Feel free to adjust the size and include this design to your next project.



Here are the steps to complete it:

Save the image and adjust the size if needed. This typically makes an 6x6 inch block when this applique is put together for a quilting block.

Trace the designs onto 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 actual line 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.



February’s Free Pattern Pages


Free Hunter Star Template Pattern - Shoot for the stars!

Free Stained Glass Foundation Pattern - Break out the wonderful beauty!

Free Butterfly Ring Applique Pattern - Springs coming!

Free Cardinal Foundation Pattern - Add a free bird!



Free Chain Template Pattern - Never-ending quick quilt!

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

Additional New Pages



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!)

• 10 Inch Beauty Foundation Patterns 2

• 10 Inch Beauty Foundation Patterns 3

• 10 Inch Beauty Foundation Patterns 4

• 15 Inch Basket Template Patterns 5

• 15 Inch Basket Template Patterns 6

• Flying Geese Foundation Patterns 7

• Flying Geese Foundation Pattern 8

• 15 Inch Hunter Star Patterns

• 15 Inch Hunter Star Patterns 2

• Twist Foundation Patterns 5

• Twist Foundation Patterns 6

• Complex Crazy Foundation Patterns 9

• Complex Crazy Foundation Patterns 10

• 15 Inch Star Chain Template Patterns

• 15 Inch Star Chain Template Patterns 2

• 10 Inch Basket Foundation Patterns

• 10 Inch Basket Foundation Patterns 2

• Sweet Star Template Patterns

• Sweet Star Template Patterns 2

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


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

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Wrap Up

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

Comments? Ideas? Feedback?

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Until next month.

Happy quilting,

Rebecca

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