About a month ago, at our monthly quilt club meeting, two of our members shared a great hand-sewing project with us. Shirley, and Harold showed us how to make folded hexagons. We each received a zip-top bag containing seven fabric circles to make a Grandmother’s Flower Garden flower. As they demonstrated the technique, we followed Read More
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Still Time to Celebrate Quilts! With a Sale, Sale, Sale!
National Quilt Month is almost over but, there is still time to celebrate your passion with a HUGE sale and coupon! All patterns have been reduced to $8.95 each, and, on TOP of that, the coupon code “grandma” is still good for 10% off of your entire purchase! Shop now and save BIG! https://lookoutmountainquilter.com/shop/ Today Read More
Mother’s Day – Get a Jumpstart on Making Something Special For the “Mom” in Your Life!
January 1st seems like it was yesterday. The year, 2019 is flying by, and Mother’s Day will be here before we know it! Here are a couple of projects you can make for that special woman in your life whom you call “Mom”. Now through March 31st, get 10% off your purchase! Just use the Read More
Not Your Grandma’s EPP – Grandmother’s Flower Garden Fowers Made Easy
Have you wanted to try making Grandmother’s Flower Garden flowers, but were intimidated by the thought of cutting out all of those paper pattern pieces? I was. But then I discovered plastic hexagons. In a previous post, “Paper or Plastic? Quilting? What? “I touched on the idea of using plastic hexagons as opposed to paper Read More
New PDF Patterns Released! 10% Off Until March 31, 2019
Hello Friends! I am so excited to share with you my two newest PDF patterns! The first one is titled, “In The Garden”. This queen-size quilt pattern was inspired by my husbands grandmother, Grandma Meyer. She was a precious lady who made dozens and dozens of beautiful quilts. Her favorite hymn was, “In The Garden”. Read More
How Would You Quilt this?
Many years ago, I hand-pieced this HUGE quilt. It’s pictured on a queen-size bed and hangs over the sides about 18″. I am hand-quilting the entire thing myself, so it is a work-in-progress, for sure. I like using a hoop because it’s totally portable. I am stitching-in-the-ditch around each of the units that make up Read More
Quilting On The Go by Diane
Of the many reasons I love to hand-quilt, I think the fact that it’s portable, tops the list. I am currently away from the house, and caring for my in-laws. By doing so, I’m the one who is blessed. First, I’m getting to spend more time with my “other parents”, and second, I can just Read More
Paper or Plastic? Quilting? What? by Diane
As I go through the check-out line at the grocery store, I’m always asked a question by the bagger, “Paper? or Plastic?” “But”, you may ask, “What does that have to do with quilting?” Well, if you’ve ever made a Grandmother’s Flower Garden flower using paper hexagons and following the English Paper Piecing (EPP) method Read More