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Shapes and Half-Rectangle Triangles with Latifah Saafir, Fresh Quilting 110

In this episode of Fresh Quilting, quilter Latifah Saafir shows how to create new shapes and block designs with half-rectangle triangles. Then, Heather Grant and Elizabeth Dackson discuss planning and executing a guild demonstration day. Finally, Victoria Findlay Wolfe shares innovative ideas for using a die-cutter to create new quilt designs. Read More

From Concept to Quilt with Heather Jones, Fresh Quilting 112

In this episode of Fresh Quilting, author and quilter Heather Jones shows how to break a photograph into components and translate it into a quilt design. Then, Kara Sanders and Elizabeth Dackson talk about the benefits and challenges of building a modern quilt community online. Finally, Shannon Brinkley shares best… Read More

Create and Recreate with Victoria Findlay, Fresh Quilting 113

In our final Fresh Quilting episode of the season, improv quilter Victoria Findlay Wolfe shows what’s possible with found fabrics. Then, Brenda Ratliff and Heather Grant discuss how Round Robins are a great way to build community and learn new skills. Finally, Heather Jones infuses traditional quilt blocks with a… Read More

Shapes with Rebecca Kemp Brent, Fresh Quilting 102

In this episode of Fresh Quilting, MQG Marketing Director Heather Grant delves into modern quilt aesthetics, and Rossie Hutchinson and quilter Elizabeth Dackson talk improv quilt events. Finally, writer and instructor Rebecca Kemp Brent demonstrates how to use new cutting and quilting technology to construct a confetti star quilt design. Read More

Using Triangles with Rebecca Bryan, Fresh Quilting 104

On this episode of Fresh Quilting, author-designer Rebecca Bryan demonstrates how triangles can pump up modern quilt samplers. Then, quilters Kara Sanders and Elizabeth Dackson talk about how to plan fun and inspiring quilting retreats. Finally, designer Christina Cameli taps into making 10-degree triangles to create versatile, modern blocks. Read More

Quilting Words with Free Motion

A quilt can say a lot, but it can speak even louder with quilted words. In this webinar, we’ll explore everything from learning to write with free motion quilting, building your skills, the minimal tools necessary, tips and tricks, and inspiration. Note: This webinar is for all levels of quilters. Read More

Planned and Unplanned: Design and Improv in Piecing

Design and improv aren’t mutually exclusive approaches to piecing a quilt top. We’ll talk about different relationships between design and improv and outline some steps for making quilts that are both thoroughly considered and completely unique. Read More

Using Simple Quilt Blocks to Create a Complex Geometric Design

Corinne Sovey is a graphic designer, textile artist, and color enthusiast. Her colorful quilts blend the graphic patterns of the design world with the time-honored tradition of patchwork. With great attention to detail, each quilt is designed with graphic purpose and balance. She aims to make contemporary quilts inspired by… Read More

Hand-stitched Blocks on the Go

Away from your sewing machine too often but still have the desire to quilt? Instead of English paper piecing or hand-quilting, why not try hand-stitching your blocks? This tutorial will introduce hand-stitching techniques for quilt blocks with the use of no rotary cutter and no sewing machine. Hand-stitching allows you… Read More