I'm almost embarrassed to admit I am one of the many sewers who avoided the tension dials like the plague. Late in my sewing years I discovered how important and how easy it is to adjust thread tension. This is the best explanation that I have ever seen.
Country Comfort is a free pattern! The arrangement of easy-to-make triangle-squares and four patches gives this bed-size quilt interest. Select squares in country colors as designer Bev Getschel did, or choose your own color scheme.
This bonus quilt is to make Jewels of the Garden as seen in the September/October issue of Love of Quilting. Gail Kessler’s quilt is a reproduction of a late nineteenth century quilt from the collection of the Winterthur Museum in Wilmington, Delaware.