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Ideas for Quilters and photos from my business, Lone Star House of Quilts. It was fun, it was beautiful, it was my life. 2003-2015.
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FINALLY ...the promised tutorial about how I do my applique projects. My quilting friend MaryLiz (no blog) turned me onto Elmer's glue ...


Applique Made Easy: A Beginner’s Guide to Simple Appliqué Techniques

If you enjoy sewing and crafts then Appliqué is an ideal beginner sewing project. Appliqué sewing projects are fast and easy. If you like to embellish small items, create handmade gifts, or just sew for fun you will love these tea-themed appliqué design patterns.


Adjusting the bottom tension is generally set at the factory and shouldn't need adjustment. The tension on the bobbin case is controlled by a small screw and a curved metal band. Turn the screw that is located next to the thread opening. Remember: Righty, tighty; lefty, loosey!


She wanted a quilt that resembles the sea and when I saw the name 'Storm at Sea', I knew this quilt was the one to make for her. It comes from a lovely book More Quilts from the Quiltmaker's Gift. The use of different sizes of triangles gives a lovely movement to the quilt.