Carole Lyles Shaw

Freezer Paper Piecing

Paper piecing is a wonderful technique.  You can piece simple or intricate block patterns and even curves with high degrees of accuracy. But, it has one major downside–tearing out those tiny, tiny pieces of paper after sewing your blocks. I know that I always distorted the block when I tore out the paper. Fumble fingers! …

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Nightfall Maywood Studio Quilt

I recently completed my latest Maywood Studio Maker project.  Here is a description of my process for making this wallhanging–it crosses over from modern into artquilting. The new collection that all of the Makers worked with is called Nightfall.  It is a Spring 2022 fabric collection that will be available in stores around mid-July. Nightfall …

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Maywood Makers 2022

I am thrilled to announce that I am a Maywood Maker for 2022.  I am joining a fabulous group of makers–scroll to the end of this post for links to their websites and follow them/us on Instagram. Maywood Studio has the Gelato Ombres line of fabrics that I have loved and used in many quilts …

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