NMQG Favorite Blogs (From the May 1, 2016 meeting – feel free to add more!)
Kathleen Loomis Kathy is a long-time art quilter who specializes in fine lines and postage stamp piecing
Maria Shell Maria is an art quilter who also knits and sews.
Timna Tar Funny, inspiring glimpses of daily life of a quilter, and a member of the NMQG
Lisa Call Art quilter, on-line teacher
Crazy Mom Quilts Modern Mom with great ideas and tutorials. She especially likes scraps and pillows.
Victoria Findlay Wolf Tutorials to encourage improv thru play with fabric
Sew Mama Sew great variety of technique tutorials and project directions
Lea Day: Free Motion Quilting Project Leah Day’s blog with more ideas for free motion quilting than one quilter could ever use, complete with many short how to videos
Marianne Haak The Quilting Edge Marianne does amazing modern quilts using the “quilt as you go” method. Great tutorials and inspiring quilts.
Jeni Baker In Color Order Blogger and author: features Sewing projects, modern quilts and tutorials
Maureen Cracknell A blogger and fabric designer
Jessica Skultety Maureen and Jessica have amazing design sense and they post frequently.
The Moda Bake Shop A great resource for free patterns – especially if you need a project to use up pre-cut fabric
Amy Smart, Diary of a Quilter An active blogger and teacher with a modern feel
Red Pepper Quilts Active blogger who has the ability to mix a million different fabrics, that always look fresh and modern.
On-line Quilting Classes
Pixeladies Online classes especially designed for quilters to learn how to use Photoshop Elements to bring their quilt photography to the next level.
Lisa Call Teaches classes on design elements, design principles, abstraction, working in a series, and more. Class are for all areas of art, but Lisa is a quilter, so it’s a good fit with our members
Elizabeth Barton Academy of quilting classes
Here’s a fussy cutting quilt binding tutorial by Deborah Fisher on the Sew Mama Sew blog.
English Paper Piecing (links from 3/6/2016 NMQG meeting):
My inspiration for EPP was from Kerry of PennyDog Patchwork – and she calls her method Lazy English Paper Piecing
Florence of the “Flossie Teacakes” blog does amazing EPP. Her take on beginning EPP can be found here
A beginning to end tutorial of EPP can be found on Craftsy
Paper Pieces LLC sells precut papers in a large variety of sizes and shapes and they also have tutorials.
Tutorial on Facing a Quilt