By popular demand, Julie's Quilts and Needles will hold a class for the Dance of the Dragonflies quilt on February 23rd, 2019. Instructor Angie Adams will give instructions for the unique technique used to create the curved wings which make this pattern from Southwind Designs so eye-catching. Skill Level: Advanced Beginner -- Intermediate Please remember to bring your sewing machines.
Class is closed! Looking forward to Saint Patrick's Day? So are we! This cute market-style basket is all dressed up for the holiday with a cute "belt". The wide row is also bordered with a single row of 3-rod wale weaving above and below to make it stand out. Purchase some lucky fabric from Julie - and, the belt can come off, so the basket can be dressed up for every season and holiday!
Patches of Life is made with Nine-Patch, Triangle in a Square and Triangle Pieced Square Blocks. The Triangle in a Square blocks give this quilt the illusion of curves. You can finish the outside edge with a Straight, Wave or Sawtooth Border. There are two sizes of blocks to choose from in Patches of Life. The Queen size quilt is made from 6" finished size blocks. The Nine-Patch uses 2 1/2" strips. Use a Jelly Roll or cut your own assortment of 2 1/2" strips. Triangle Pieced Squares and Triangle in a Square patches are made from 7" and 8" strips. The Lap quilt is made from 4 1/2" finished size blocks. The Nine-Patch uses 2" strips. You can trim off a 1/2" from each Jelly Roll strip or cut 2" strips from yardage. Triangle Pieced Squares and Triangle in a Square patches are made from 5 1/2" and 7" strips.