Tag - applique

Beginning Machine Appliqué

Let’s talk about appliqué. If you’ve always wanted to try it out, but imagined it might be intimidating, we’ve got the tools, techniques, and tips to change your mind. Appliqué is a lot easier than it looks – and it looks pretty spectacular personalizing and decorating your quilt! Our newest class at Missouri Star is Beginning Machine Appliqué with Courtenay Hughes. In this online class, you’ll learn approachable machine appliqué tips that will build your confidence. You’ll learn: Fusible appliqué techniques [...]

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Road Trip Quilt

I love Montana with her endless blue skies. Colorado with her majestic mountains peaks. The excitement of New York. The serenity of the Oregon Cost. And of course, there’s nothing like Missouri’s amber waves of grain!  From sea to shining sea, this country is made up of beautifully unique states. This week Jenny is stitching up an adorable appliqué map quilt featuring 20 of her favorite states. Click HERE to learn how to make a Road Trip quilt of your [...]

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A Guide to Applique

National Quilting Month has us examining the intricate world of quilting and all the different ways we can make a sewing project so unique! Applique is a fun (and super easy!) way to decorate a quilt with personalized designs and patterns. Appli-Glue or Lapel Stick – Use this to hold fabric pieces in place while hand stitching. Freezer Paper – Draw a design on the dull side, cut it out and lay the shiny side down on the project to use [...]

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Finish Line Quilt

If you ask Jenny, she really lucked out in the husband department. Ron is kind, patient, and incredibly creative. Best of all? When Jenny is quilting, he doesn’t sit on the sidelines; he quilts WITH her! Over the years Ron has cooked up a few great quilt patterns of his own! The Finish Line Quilt is a Ron Doan original, and it’s a good one! Click HERE to learn how to transform a simple Jelly Roll Race into an appliqué [...]

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We Quilt This City!

Every summer we host thousands of visitors from near and far in our happy little town of Hamilton. Many of these visitors come to us as their end destination or as part of a detour on their road trip. No matter how our visitors get to us, we do all we can to make sure that they have the best experience in Hamilton. If you needed another excuse to come visit Hamilton this Summer, starting June 21st we are [...]

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