On Saturday, May 19, the eyes of the world were fixed on the royal wedding of Britain’s Prince Harry and his lovely American bride, Meghan Markle. But my eyes? They were fixed on that veil!
It was 16.5 feet of flowing silk tulle with hand-embroidered flowers all along the edge: California poppy to represent Meghan’s home, wintersweet to represent the home of her prince, and flowers for each of the 53 countries in the Commonwealth. As you can imagine, it took hundreds of hours to stitch that garden of silk and organza blooms. And since they were working with such delicate, white silk tulle, the veil’s creators paused every 30 minutes to wash their hands. It was truly a masterpiece, but I’m exhausted just thinking about it!
This week’s new quilt, Royal Wedding, is based on the old English Wedding Ring quilt, but it’s so quick and easy, you’ll be well on your way before teatime! Click HERE to watch the tutorial!
Australia is famous for its many national treasures: The Great Barrier Reef. The Sydney Opera House. Koalas and kangaroos. And, of course, the ridiculously attractive Hugh Jackman. You may not know, however, that Australia is also home to some of the best quilters in the world!
On a recent trip to Australia, Jenny picked up this pretty new quilt pattern from a local quilter. (What a souvenir!) Click HERE to learn how to turn your half square triangles into a “treasure” from the Land Down Under!
The first time I bought a car that locked with a keychain remote, I felt pretty special. That is, until that newfangled remote stopped working.
But after an accidental trip through the washer and dryer, my key fob came back to life, locking and unlocking the car doors again and again. Lock. Unlock. Lock. Unlock. Finally, I was forced to remove the batteries.
I learned a lesson that day. Sometimes simple is best. Who needs a fancy remote when an old-fashioned key and keyhole will get the job done right every time?
The Keyhole Quilt is as simple as it gets, and it’s a beautiful way to use your favorite roll of 2.5-inch strips. Click HERE to watch the tutorial!
Some quilt tutorials are pure inspiration, some are adaptations of old classic patterns so they’re precut-friendly… and some tutorials are more personal! The Tiny Wonky Stars Quilt came about because Jenny’s granddaughter was headed off to college and obviously needed a quilt for her new digs!
All you need to make this quilt is some 2.5″ strips and some yardage! Let your imagination go wild, the possibilities are endless. Imagine this quilt in crazy bright colors, or make the stars yellow with a navy background! You could even arrange the blocks to create your favorite constellation!
Click to watch the tutorial and get all the supplies you need for this quilt!
Have you been looking for a new fresh, modern quilt design that doesn’t take an art degree to pull off? This quilt tutorial is so easy to put together and you’ll just love the result! Whether you choose monochromatic color palette or a patterned background fabric, this will be a huge hit every time!
The little squares in the sashing are such a fun detail, aren’t they?? Here’s a quick graphic of everything you need to create this quilt! What would you do to put your own spin on it?
Click the button to WATCH THE TUTORIAL and find all the supplies needed to create this fun project!