Carola’s Quilt Shop Blog

Creativity in Every Stitch

…And Then We Dyed It!

Last weekend was a weekend to dye for at Carola's Quilt Shop! All twelve of us created a one of a kind Improvisational Pieced Quilt Top. Most of us came to class without any preconceived plans except a big pile of fabric scraps. They came with linens, cottons, rayons,...

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Mosaic Quilted Wall Hanging

This quilt was inspired by the article in Quilting Arts called Color Play by Anne Lullie . I completed the project in the article as an exercise to hone my color composition skills of which I am lacking. I realized that it was time to embrace the color wheel. ...

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Recycled Sari Silk Ribbon – Art Quilt

Recycled Sari Silk Cone Flowers  I discovered recycled Sari Silk on skeins a few months ago and challenged myself to use this fibre in my Art Quilting techniques. To create the Cone Flowers I prepared a free motion quilted background of torn strips of batik fabric (8...

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Bali Batik Scrap Knots

At Carola's Quilt Shop we have are having fun making Batik Quilts from Scrap Strips.We call them "Knots." These scrap strips are discarded (at the distributor's warehouse) in the process of transferring batik fabric from HUGE rolls to much smaller cardboard sleeves. A...

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Carola’s Quilty Trunk Show Notes

Thank-you for coming to my class at the Sewing and Craft Show in Abbotsford BC Canada 2014. Enjoy making some of the ridiculously easy projects yourself! Easy Bargello Quilt You will need:12 Fat Quarters Cut 4 - 5" wide strips from each fat quarter, along the...

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