Welcome to My Blog!
Hi! I'm Laura Sapko, designer and quilter. I'm so glad you could stop by! This blog is all about quilting, raw edge appliqué and thread painting. I try to do one or two different projects a month so if you browse the Archives, each month will show you a different project or two. Thanks for stopping by!
Pumpkin Mini Quilt Pattern
Poinsettia Mini Quilt Pattern
Dragon Quilt Pattern
Category Archives: Quilting
We’ve all have had THAT quilt that we were sooooooo EXCITED about that we just couldn’t wait until we could get to cutting and piecing it and see it come together! And then… the moment we were waiting for… to … Continue reading
Have you ever had a project get away from you? It can happen easily especially when you’re working with many prints or colors and trying to get a limited amount of certain colors to work together if you forget one … Continue reading
…a quilt fabric Road Trip! I was so sorry to hear that another quilt shop in (sort of) my area was closing! … Continue reading
It feels so good to get another pattern done! I loved making this quilt for my granddaughter Madalyn when she was born. It’s such a bright and cheerful happy quilt! I love the idea of layering the owl and branches … Continue reading
After a long break from pattern making I was able to wrap my head around it again to finish this one! Pattern writing is much Much MUCH harder than you think! But I’m so glad to have this one ready to … Continue reading
To continue the tutorial I started here, I will tell you about the glues I recommend and why and how to go about gluing your masterpiece in preparation for machine thread painting an quilting. 7. My flower pieces are all … Continue reading
The stage we’ve all been waiting for! The Thread Painting of Chisum … Continue reading
Teaching thread painting these last few months has been both a challenge and a joy! It has challenged me to be clear about this technique which can feel very awkward or foreign the first time you try it…much in the … Continue reading
And now we get to the really fun part of this tutorial! Assembling the Pug Art Quilt! Here is Chisum assembled and ready to thread paint. But before we get to the thread painting, I will take you through the … Continue reading
In the previous tutorial, Your Pet “Photo to Art Quilt” Tutorial Part 1, we finished with a Value Sketch and a Master (line drawing). From these we will create pattern pieces, choose fabric and start cutting out the pieces. Let’s look at … Continue reading