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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: Tutorials
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
If you never used gluebasting with school glue for machine binding a quilt, you MUST try it! I never liked machine binding until I did. Arthritis in my fingers got really challenging and so pushed me to try it, especially … Continue reading
…especially for matching triangle points! Have you ever tried it? At first I thought it would take more time but really NOT true. It actually went faster than any struggle for perfectly placed points I’ve had so far. Here are … Continue reading
In my last post I started sharing my latest stash busting obsession found on Kim Bracket’s Blog Magnolia Bay Quilts here. (Go to My Tutorial Page to find all three of her tutorials.) Here are some of the triangles and rows … 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
Using the Master of the pattern you have, in this case the Spring Poppies, tape it to a light source (window or light box). Lay a piece of freezer paper, shiny side down, on top of it an tape … Continue reading
The stage we’ve all been waiting for! The Thread Painting of Chisum … 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