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Brilliance Cushion
Add sparkles and sunshine to dreary winter days with this stunning geometric cushion. Sharon’s pre-cut papers for English paper piecing make the process portable and simple. Finished size: 45.5cm (18in) square Designer — Sharon Burgess Lilabelle Lane
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Jen Jones
Many of us use one end of the dining table for our quiltmaking. Others have been able to move into a spare bedroom once the children have grown up and left home. And the very fortunate have space in their homes for a purpose-built, dedicated, profess
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In the Market
Make this handy sewing bag in beautiful fabrics. Kit incudes fabric and pre-printed stitchery. Thread and lace extra. Pattern: $25 + $4 p&h; Kit: $59 + $9 p&h Faeries in My Garden Phone: (07) 3869 0808 Email: shopatfaeries@bigpond.com Website: www.fa
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Certified Instructor
JOANNE WEARING | Australian Facilitator 24 Koppen Drive, Wamuran Qld 4512 joannewearing@bigpond.com | 0408 750 241 or 07 5429 8240 JOANNE WEARING Australian Facilitator We are a group of ladies specially trained in the area of Foundation Piecing, the
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On the Road
During these unprecendented times some of the businesses listed on these pages may be operating in a different way. Most are ‘open’ for business, but they may be offering less hours, online only, mail order and/or virtual shopping. Go online or call
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Ruler Work And Free-motion Designs
Hello again. We have been discussing heaps of things to do with ruler quilting in the last couple of articles. Today we will explore how to combine ruler work with free-motion designs. Ruler quilting is free-motion quilting using a template to guide
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Diary Dates
CraftAlive Newcastle Racecourse Darling St, Broadmeadow Open: 9am-4pm More information: www.craftalive.com.au QuiltNSW Annual Members’ Quilt Show International Conference Centre, Exhibition Centre Halls 5 & 6, Darling Harbour Open: 9am-4pm More infor
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Floral Fantasy
Make this colourful happy quilt as you see it, or put your personal touch to the design by adjusting the florals to suit your own ideas and abilities. A darker background with light-coloured flowers would look equally as stunning. The borders and the
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The Basics Guide
The Basics Guide provides information and explanations about tools and techniques required to make a quilt. Many of the items needed are general sewing supplies, and the specialist quilting tools can be found at your favourite patchwork shop. The Bas
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Irons
They say that asking a quiltmaker to hem your pants is like asking Picasso to paint your bathroom. And there’s a similar concept when it comes to ironing. How many of us know the joy of ironing newly purchased fabric or pressing just-finished patchwo
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Stockists & Contacts
A1 Craft and Quilting Ph: 0438 877 664, website: www.a1craftandquilting.com.au A Little Patch of Country Ph: (03) 5633 2311, website: www.littlepatch.com.au BeBe Bold Ph: (02) 6621 9188, website: www.bebebold.com Bellarine Sewing Centre Ph: (03) 5221
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Simple Pleasures
They say the best things in life are free, and even in a world affected by a pandemic, simple pleasures are still the best. A familiar smell, a beautiful view, a wonderful meal, a good laugh are just a few of life’s simple pleasures. Starting a new q
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Next Issue
You will also find more Domestic Machine Quilting guidance from Anita Ellis, an interesting Road Test by Michelle Marvig, quilts and textiles armchair travels around Australia and lots more to keep you busy in social isolation. ■
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Off the Shelf
By Judy Gauthier Judy has been making scrap quilts for many years, and has authored two previous books about scrap quiltmaking (Quilts for Scrap Lovers and Rainbow Quilts for Scrap Lovers), so rest assured that you’re in the hands of an expert with h
Quilters Companion4 min. leídosFashion & Beauty
Block Masterclass
The earliest Cathedral Window quilt was recorded as being exhibited at the 1933 Chicago World Fair. Quilts from the 1930s and 1940s have distinctive fabric and that backs up the timeline with the antique/vintage Cathedral quilts. Cathedral Window qui
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Cathedral Windows du Rouge
Take a moment to stop and smell the roses with the latest release of fabrics, La Rose Rouge, by French General for Moda Fabrics. As usual, they feature the characteristic red, natural, and pearl colour palette that brings a gorgeous soft and gentle f
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Janome Continental M7 Professional Sewing Machine
Michelle Marvig – Pieceville www.pieceville.com.au michellemarvig Playing with a new model of sewing machine is always enjoyable, but this machine was so much fun! The Janome Continental M7 Professional is a heavy-duty, well-thoughtthrough sewing mac
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Editor’s Journal
It is with a sigh of relief, and a dose of fear, that Australians have entered the phase of relaxed COVID-19 restrictions that have been in place for the past few months. Good hygiene and physical distancing measures are still in place, however some
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Bell Bird
The lilting tones of the bellbird, familiar and loved hexagons and the cosy Minky backing make this a divine quilt for a baby or toddler. The naive appliqué shapes, designed by Marilyn’s husband, add another sweet element. These instructions are for
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Editor Deborah Segaert Technical Editor Megan Fisher Contributors Michelle Marvig, Anita Ellis Pattern Artist Susan Cadzow Designer Bianca de Ocampo Photographers Ken Brass, Joe Filshie Stylists Georgie Dolling, Sandra Hinton Advertising Rob Jordan (
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Virtual Quilt Show
The first-ever Virtual Quilt Show was held online from April 27 through to May 3. During this time of social distancing, the Virtual Quilt Show (VQS) was an opportunity for quilters from all over the world and all industry professionals to come toget
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Quilty Treasures
Here is a quick little project to keep you busy and distracted at home. Visit Clover’s blog to find the free tutorial to make this little Tissue Box Holder by Dori Troutman. Visit Clover’s blog to find this free tutorial as well as many others: www.b
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Spinning Stars
Simple, modern and elegant, each star block is defined by the use of two main fabrics. This lively quilt is constructed with a combination of quarter-square and half-square triangles, and is a quick and easy pattern! Finished quilt size: 162.5cm (64i
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The 2020 International Quilt Show Dubai
Runner-up, Best of Show Streets of Birgu, Svetlana Babic Artist’s statement: “This quilt is dedicated to my memories about the dreamy town of Birgu, Malta.” Source: Austrian/Maltese painter Clemens Hasengschwandtner First, Pictorial Quilts Boy with B
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Little Desert Quilts
At Little Desert Quilts we specialise in fabrics for boys. We understand how difficult it can be to find fabrics suitable for making quilts for boys and men. We have animals, sports, machines, foods, music, games, landscapes etc. We have almost 4000
Quilters Companion4 min. leídosFashion & Beauty
Carmen At The Carnivale
Leanne has used the Kansas Troubles block in this quilt. To add movement to the quilt, she has chosen to make the larger triangle of each sub unit from two smaller triangles. Additionally, she has made the blocks with a combination of white and grey
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Pinball Wizard
Using both your foundation and curved-piecing skills, you too can create this dynamic modern quilt design. Using two of her favourite traditional patterns, Double Wedding Ring and Pickle Dish, Jo has combined them and simplified the blocks by using q
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String Feathers Reimagined
Finished size: 156cm (61in) square @meganmanwaring • 3m (3⅜yd) brick red print fabric (background)• 25cm (¼yd) each of 10 solid/near-solid fabrics (feathers, borders and binding)• 10cm (⅛yd) yellow-green print fabric (centre star)• 3.6m (4yd) backing
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Editor’s Journal
This issue is packed with a bounty of techniques, colours and styles for you, our valued readers. Techniques such as paper foundation piecing, string piecing, fused appliqué and needleturn appliqué will appeal to many skills and interests. In our new
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