Quilting The Kaye Wood Way Week of 3.6.13 – All March Themed Patterns are on Sale, Plus a New Blog Tutorial!
In This Issue….
Quilting the Kaye Wood Way
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What’s On Sale….
Be sure to check out our SALE PAGE for all of our recent sale and clearance items!
New In The Shop….
Kaye has a brand new quilting tool, available soon. Every quilter will need a set. They are called XTenders. Keep an eye on the site, they are here and we’ll get them put up this week!
And the Survey Says….
Do you have a favorite quilting and sewing charity was our questions?
Your answers were all over the place (this is a good thing!)
- Quilting Guild Charities were a number 1 by a long shot followed by (in order of popularities)
- Church Charities
- Quilts of Valor
- Make a Wish
Thanks for playing everyone!
Sunflower Swirl Pattern – Brand New!
Dimensions: 14.5″ x 14.5″
Get yours HERE!
Q: How do you piece batting together to make a long strip? Do you zigzag it together flat or use a seam?
K: I think you should overlap and then zig zag. You could butt them together but the zig zag stitch may not catch both edges. It is best to overlap.
Prefer to pay by Paypal? Well, now you can get any of our E-Patterns and E-Books in our Craftsy Shop and pay via Paypal!
Sew Lazy Interfacings….
New and Extremely Popular!
Joan Hawley of Lazy Girl Fame has designed her own line of interfacing for those of us who quilt and sew.
This stuff totally ROCKS!
7 different interfacings/stabilizers for everything you need to do.
Big Trucks Pattern
Here comes the big trucks!
The fire truck is rushing through the city, a semi is hauling produce from the farm, and an auto transport has just made it through the mountains. They’re moving fast and working hard!
This colorful quilt is for truck fans of all ages.
The finished quilt is 42×61″. All yardages are based on 40inch wide fabric.
Pattern includes detailed illustrated instructions, full-size templates and paper pieced blocks.
Q: How do you trim a baby quilt with satin?
K: If you use a wide satin ribbon, fold the ribbon in half, lengthwise, wrong sides together and press. Encase the edge of the quilt inside the folded satin and topstitch.
TwinStar Mega Collection….
Kaye’s TwinStar Jacket Pattern is the star of this show, but wait, you also get
All in all there are 7 patterns and 2 books in this collection. They are sure to sell out fast at this price, so hurry!
You know the drill, send me your answers, HERE: firstname.lastname@example.org
One person will win a free book or pattern.
1. What do the following have in common: Diamond in the Square, Bars, Center Square
2. What do the following have in common: Charm Quilts, Scrap Quilts, Postage Stamp Quilts?
3. Which of the following is created by a series of fabric folds to create an origami-type pattern?
4. What are the following: Tapestry, Crewel, Upholstery, Quilting?
5. What term does not belong?
6. What are the following: Bodkin, Boot Spur, Emery Pouch?
7. Where is “Quilt City, USA”?
Q: How do you make chenille?
K: You can do this in five easy steps.
- Stack 6 pieces of fabric right sides up with the largest piece on the bottom.
- Pin the fabric pieces together. With a ruler and a washable fabric marker, draw a diagonal line in the center
- from corner to corner. Continue drawing diagonal lines 3/4″ of an inch apart until you have marked the entire
- With a sewing machine, stitch along all of the marked diagonal lines.
- Using a rotary cutter, cut the center of each row. (Do NOT cut the bottom piece)
- Once all of the rows have been cut, machine wash and dry the fabric piece.
Show and Tell….
This quilt is a Madagascar print with green sashing and velvet cornerstones. It has freemotion topstitching. It was made for my great niece Suribrielle. She was born last September 2010……..Jacqueline
Send in your creations. Include a picture or two and a short story about your quilt/tablerunner or wallhanging (or other) and we’ll put it on our Show and Tell Page!
Send to email@example.com
List Your Event….
All across the land, Quilt Guilds and Groups are gearing up for their shows. Get yours listed!
Looking for a Quilt Show to attend? Check out our listing. If you have an upcoming event or show you’d like to post on our events page, just click the link!
A Question for You….
What do you use to mark your fabric? Click the link to respond and thanks for participating. Results will be in next weeks letter.
Send me an email HERE
This Week In History….
March is…. National Craft Month YAY!!!!!Mar 06, 1899 Bayer patents aspirinMar 07, 1876 Alexander Graham Bell patents the telephoneMar 08, 1917 February Revolution beginsMar 09, 1959 Barbie makes her debutMar 10, 1959 Rebellion in TibetMar 11, 1997 Paul McCartney knightedMar 12, 1933 FDR gives first fireside chat
Have a great week, everyone,
Terrye and Kayla