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Tanabata Fabric Selection Tips

It doesn’t matter whether you’re a traditionalist or a cutting-edge fiber artist. The Tanabata origami quilt block showcases fabrics of all styles, especially when paired together in an old-meets-new combination. The picture at left shows the Altair variation, with a beautiful salmon-colored tie-dyed fabric as background A, and a floral Civil War print as the […]

Thanks to Crafters Quarters!

A quick thank you to Jennifer Rogers of Crafters Quarters for coordinating the testing session for my Tanabata origami quilt block pattern today. Thanks, too, to the patient and insightful fiber artists who took time out of their day to troubleshoot the graphics and instructions in the “beta” version of the pattern. Once the recommended […]

Fabric Origami Workshop

Learn a variety of elegant fabric folding techniques that add dimension and interest to your next quilt or art-to-wear project. Origami squares and blocks are easy to learn, and make lovely additions to wall-hangings, purses, pillows, and more. Details: 3-hour class Workshop Fee: $45 Materials: Please bring several fat quarters of fabrics with small prints, […]