Carole Lyles Shaw

Batting Scraps Tutorial

Why am I pressing this batting? And why does it seem to be in two pieces? We all have odd sized pieces of batting scraps   and the question is what to do with them?  Some quilters think that you can only use them to stuff pillows or make pet bed filling.  Well, not so!  …

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Parisian Curves MultiLayer Blocks Virtual Workshop

Registration is open for my VIRTUAL Parisian Curves Multilayer Improv Workshop.  This is based on  my original Parisian Curves pattern from my first book, Madly Modern Quilts.  This version of Parisian Curves has been a very popular workshop and I’ve decided to offer a live virtual workshop again this Spring. Registration Information Parisian Curves: Multilayer …

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Quick Quilt Labels

It is really important to document ourselves as makers of the wonderful quilts and other gifts that we make for family and friends. I like to make simple labels with the monogram function on my Janome 9450 QCP.  I try to always add a label when I am giving quilts to friends and family.  It’s …

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How to Bind Your Quilts

There are many many great ways to bind your quilt. And, each technique has a ‘best use’. For example, when I’m making a quilt for charity, I will sometimes sew the entire binding (front and back) by machine.  It’s quick and neat and sturdy. My guild gives most of the quilts to a residential group …

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