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Primitive Quilts and Projects Magazine

Primitive Quilts and Projects Magazine

Summer 2021
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The industry's only magazine dedicated to the primitive artisan. At least 15 full patterns in each issue from quilting to rug hooking - all primitive/folk art style.

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Country:
United States
Language:
English
Publisher:
Homespun Media, LLC
Frequency:
Quarterly
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4 Issues

in this issue

1 min.
warm homespun greetings

Greetings, wonderful stitchers! Thanks to our resolute stick-to-it-iveness (routines, projects, helping others, etc.), we made it through a long cold winter. Hopefully you’ve taken some time out to relax and rejuvenate. Meanwhile, Mother Nature has been busy nurturing seeds, bulbs, and microorganisms in the earth, making way for a colorful extravaganza of floral eye candy. In this issue you’ll find examples of sticking with it. In Charitable Cause you’ll read about a relentless pursuit to end Alzheimer’s disease. We Visited With Jill Shaulis of Yellow Creek Quilt Designs and learned how she stuck to her goals and weathered the business challenges brought about by COVID-19. Designer Notes reveals how gifted artisans stayed true to their lifelong creative callings. Topping it off, Jeni shares how she sticks appliqué pieces to the background of…

1 min.
on location

Our summer issue was shot at the Warbler House, a charming former farm now used as a vacation rental (northernmigrationmi.com). The home sits on two acres in the Leelanau Peninsula of northern Michigan, a family-friendly vacationland perfect for quiet rest, good food, and birding … or for more active pursuits such as kayaking, dune climbing on Lake Michigan, and cycling. Our host, Marissa Wege, tells us that the stone house is approximately 100 years old. It was originally built to be used by the people who worked the farm, while the owner lived in a different home above the farmland. The house is filled with an eclectic mix of antiques, mid-century touches, and homey textures and soft goods. One of our favorite features of the property were the three rustic outbuildings that…

3 min.
tada! notes from our readers

CLOSE FRIENDS Two weeks ago I made a rare trip out and went to the bookstore where I purchased your Winter Issue. Your cover project, Friends, really appealed to me—maybe it was seeing a group of friends who didn't have to wear masks or socially distance! Because I love rug hooking, wool appliqué, and counted cross stitch, I have a good stash of wool and DMC floss, so I easily gathered the needed supplies. I only have round trays so I had to improvise a bit with the layout. I decided to call my version Circle of Friends. I'm also going to make an orange pomander using your instructions. I've always loved your magazine but even more so now with staying at home. Looking through the projects in this and past issues…

1 min.
best thread selection

ENTER TODAY! A $270 Value! One lucky subscriber will win Aurifil’s Best Selection of 40wt Thread! 45 Spools of 100% Cotton Quilting Thread Hurry—your entry must be received online by July 20, 2021. Enter Today! Subscribe with entry to SAVE up to 40%! Enter our Primitive Quilt Contest and order a subscription to Primitive Quilts and Projects magazine at: PrimitiveQuiltsAndProjects.com/Contest One entry per household, please. No purchase necessary. Full contest rules at primitivequiltsandprojects.com/contest.…

3 min.
wool appliqué

Dear Jeni, I am new to wool appliqué, and wondering about what to use to affix the wool pieces to my background before stitching, and what type of needle and thread you use for your wool appliqué. Thank you, Janet Dear Janet, Thank you for the questions! There are several ways to do this! When I first started doing wool appliqué back in 1998, I only used little appliqué pins to hold my wool shapes to the background. Then I found a temporary fabric glue product that I used. To use a glue product, just use little dots on the back of the wool, and not near the edges, because you do not want hard glue spots to try and put your needle through. The products I have used for this are Unique Stitch, Roxanne’s Glue-Baste-It,…

3 min.
featured reads for summer

COUNTY SEAT QUILTS 12 Classic Patterns with Looks that Last (Available May 3rd) by Julie Hendricksen, Vickie Gerike shopmartingale.com; $26.99 Featuring a dozen warm and cozy designs, County Seat Quilts is the culmination of a yearlong quilt club at coauthor Julie Hendricksen's Wisconsin quilt shop, J.J. Stitches. Now you, too, can be part of the club, with a year's worth of achievable lap-quilt patterns. So start stitching, then get decorating—the quilts work equally well on a table, draped on your favorite chair or sofa, or as decorative wall art. Give traditional blocks such as Nine Patches and Ohio Stars a new twist by changing your color placement of lights and darks, adding an easy pieced border, or omitting a border completely. All of the patterns are easy to stitch; many are made with…