MS episode 197: Jen Hewett

MS episode 197: Jen Hewett

Jen Hewett

Show notes with clickable links for all of the things we chatted about! Make sure to check them out.

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Jen Hewett

@jenhewett

Jen’s Classes Calendar

RJR – Cotton and Steel – friends of Cotton and Steel

Print, Pattern, Sew – Jen’s Awesome Book

Creativebug class with Jen

Melody Miller

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InstaPot Cover with Sulky Threads

InstaPot Cover with Sulky Threads

I am a big fan of my Instapot. I think it makes everything taste so yummy and flavorful. When Kelly, from Sulky Threads, asked me to make this cute cover for mine with some of my favorite Sulky Threads products I was so excited because let’s face it that big black and stainless pot isn’t so beautiful on the counter. Yea for quilted covers! Oh and the Sulky Stitch & Fuse that I used to stabilize the panels with makes it stand so sturdy. Oh La La.

I decided to use some orphan blocks from a recent project made with Art Gallery Fabrics. I love how colorful and vibrant Art Gallery fabrics are for projects. I just kept adding scraps to the orphan blocks until I had enough for the height and width for the project. I should mention that all of the fabrics from Art Gallery are from their awesome Color Master Fabric Boxes. They are seriously amazing.

I had this great dresden plate that wasn’t completely finished (missing a couple of blades) so I just appliqued it on the top circle and cut off the excess. I love how it turned out. It is really dramatic and colorful.

I used Cotton and Steel’s 50 weight threads in gold, pink, and silver for some straight line match stick quilting on the sides. I love the variation in color with the scrappy fabrics. My Janome Skyline S9 really has the most beautiful stitches. I just look at them and smile. SO beautiful.

I quilted the top in a fun pattern following the dresden blades. On small projects like this it is a great way to challenge yourself with some fun quilting. I don’t normally get so bold on my quilting when it is a bigger project but this was small and manageable.

Want to make your own Instapot Cover? Go check out the tutorial on the Sulky Blog. Tell them I sent ya. 🙂

MS episode 194: Michelle from Meesh Quilts

MS episode 194: Michelle from Meesh Quilts

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Meesh Quilts

@meeshquilts

Paper and Practice

Fabric World in Stone Mountain

The Blanket Statement

 Quiltmania

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MS episode 193: Nannette Holmberg from Chenille-it

MS episode 193: Nannette Holmberg from Chenille-it

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Chenille it

FIT NYC

Road to California

Tim Harding

Butterfly Quilt Pattern from Chenille It

Warm & Natural Cotton Batting

Quiltmania

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MS episode 192: Whitney Crispell from Local Color Quilts

MS episode 192: Whitney Crispell from Local Color Quilts

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Website – Local Color Quilts

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Creativebug –  Anna Maria Horner, Heather Jones

Rainbow Quilt on instagram

Far Far Away by Heather Ross

Purl Soho – Tiny Tiles Pattern

A Verb for Keeping Warm

Jacquard – indigo kit

Anna Joyce on Creativebug

Aurifil Thread

 

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