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Creative Quilts from Your Crayon Box – Melt-n-Blend Meets Fusible Applique By Terrie Kygar is a lovely book.  Using regular old crayons you can turn your quilts into brilliant works of art. “I have taught this technique to eight year olds and eighty year olds,” Terrie writes in her introduction to the book.

It’s time for new fun with an old favorite–crayons! Using the new Melt-n-Blend technique, anyone can create beautiful applique designs with a dimensional, hand-painted look that brings quilts to life.

  • Learn to tint and shade luscious fruits, gorgeous blossoms, and more–using crayons, colored pencils, and markers
  • Choose from seven inspiring projects of increasing complexity, with something for every skill level
  • Make one-of-a-kind applique designs that can be used in any project–simply fuse them into place

Watch the video to see how it’s done!

You can purchase a copy of this book HERE

 

The Perfect Square Pair.

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What a perfect pair.  Eleanor Burns’s Dessert Time Quilt pattern and her most popular quilting ruler!  The 6 1/2 Triangle Square Up Ruler.  It makes perfect half triangle squares and quarter triangle squares.  Along with one Jelly Roll and one Layer Cake you can make this stunning quilt.   Click Here to order your ruler.  Click Here to order the pattern.  Watch the video below of Eleanor Burns (creator of this ruler), show both the traditional method and this short cut method with this ruler.

No More Piecing Batting Together!

 

No need to sew batting edges together anymore, you can fuse it. Developed specifically to fuse batting together, to enlarge or reinforce. This 15 yd x 1-1/2” wide cloth tape allows batting edges to be fused together with a soft fuse that stretches. It eliminates hand or machine stitching when extra batting pieces are needed to fit a specific project. Can be used on any type batting. Does not shrink or bulk with washing. View the Video .  Click Here to order.

Triangle Square Up Ruler

This handy Triangle Square Up Ruler will cut your time in half to square up all your half square triangles, (no pun intended).  This nifty notion will have you cutting perfect accurate half square triangles.  The ruler comes with instructions and a pattern to get you familiar with this great tool.  Click Here to watch Eleanor Burns’ video showing both the traditional square up technique and her new triangle square up ruler technique.  Click Here to order yours.