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Quilters Companion

Quilters Companion

Issue #109 2021
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Quilters Companion is the definitive patchwork and quilting magazine. Published since 2001, Quilters Companion provides readers with exciting quilting projects. These projects are accompanied by easy-to follow instructions and accompanying pattern sheets, stunning styled shots and interesting stories about the featured projects. We pride ourselves not just on being an instructional publication — we are a good read as well! Purchase includes the Digital Edition and News Service. Please stay in touch via our Facebook Page.

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Country:
Australia
Language:
English
Publisher:
Universal Wellbeing PTY Limited
Frequency:
Bimonthly
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6 Issues

in this issue

1 min.
editor’s journal

We have spent more than 12 months under a new, not-so-normal, and sometimes bewildering time as Covid-19 has impacted people and businesses around the world. Our online sewing community has been a great comfort to many and we have been proud to be a part of that. We are excited to see that many quilting events have been rescheduled and at last we can get together again, in relative safety and enjoy the very essence of friendship and sharing our achievements. There are quilt shows large and small around Australia and New Zealand; take a look at our diary dates in the back of the magazine and make some plans to catch up with buddies. In this issue you will see some amazing quilts from the annual Russian quilt exhibition called The…

4 min.
quilty treasures

True Vision In Quilters Companion issue 107 we includes a Quilt Gallery of some quilts from the COVID Quiltwest Exhibition held in October 2020. Unfortunately there has been a mix-up with one of the captions, page 101 shows Jocelyne Leath’s quilt, however the caption is incorrect. The caption should be: First, Small Quilts: Professional and Best Domestic Machine Quilting True Vision, 50cm x 50cm (20in x 20in), Jocelyne Leath Artist statement: To truly see and understand what we are looking at is a gift. Wolves depend on the co-operation of the pack for survival. Work together, play together, respect their wisdom. A Round Town This beautiful round quilted makeup bag is both functional and divine. The cylindrical shape offers something a little different from the norm and the beautiful, quilted details give both structure…

1 min.
special quilting books

Quilted Workshop for Beginners Bookazine With the beginner in mind, each quilt block in this book is a different technique and the entire quilt making process is covered, from choosing fabrics to binding your quilt. Vintage Quilts Check out the full range of the most stunning quilts in this superb Quilters Companion publication. This perfect read is full of your favourite designs and quilt patterns, bringing a new meaning to the word “vintage”. Quilted Gifts From cushions to patchwork bags, Santa wall hangers and quilt designs for children, there’s a design available in this book for you to create and give out as gifts for your loved ones on their most special days. Creative Stash & Scrap Quilts Feeling guilty about how much money you have spent on fabric, or how much fabric you have lying around?…

1 min.
russian quilters association online exhibition

7 min.
an apple a day

Finished quilt size: 228cm x 213cm (89in x 83in) hastingsr@optusnet.com.au @hastings.rebecca Materials • 1.2m (1⅜yd) solid navy fabric (Border 1 — rows 1 and 13)• 1.7m (1⅞yd) grey tone-on-tone print fabric (Border 1 and row 7)• Assorted light-value novelty print fabrics to total about 3.1m (3½yd) (rows 2, 4, 6, 8, 10 and 12, and appliqued circles)• Assorted medium- and dark-value novelty print fabrics to total about 2.2m (2½yd) (rows 3, 5, 7, 9 and 11, and appliqued circles)• 2.2m (2⅜yd) solid white fabric (Border 2)• 70cm (¾yd) solid black fabric (binding)• 2.4m (2¾yd) extra-wide (275cm/108in) backing fabric• Batting at least 250cm x 235cm (97in x 91in)• Erasable fabric-marking pen• Light cardboard• 9¾in apple core template or template plastic and fine permanentmarking pen to make your own• 2½in circle template (optional)• Spray starch• Rotary…

10 min.
belle affaire

Finished quilt size: 207cm (81½in) square fimch2@gmail.com @cherylfilby Materials • 3m (3⅜yd) cream/pink butterfly print (applique background and Border #1)• 2.3m (2½yd) cream/pink rose print (Borders 5, 6, and 7)• 1.2m (1⅓yd) light pink/cream vine print (Border 3 and binding)• 1.0m (1⅛yd) red/flower/vine print (applique)• 80cm (⅞yd) pink/red floral print fabric (applique)• 80cm (⅞yd) salmon/beige small flower print (Border 5)• 80cm (⅞yd) red/beige rose print (Border 6)• 60cm (¾yd) pink/red scallop print (Borders 2 and 4)• 50cm (⅝yd) pink tone-on-tone print (applique)• 50cm (⅝yd) cream/dark pink vine print (applique)• 30cm (⅜yd) solid red print (Border 5)• 2.4m (2¾yd) extra-wide (275cm/108in) backing fabric• Batting at least 230cm (90in) square• Stranded embroidery floss to match applique fabrics• Fusible web• Rotary cutter, ruler and mat• Sewing machine with ¼in foot• General sewing supplies Cutting From the cream/pink butterfly print,…