Chenille tutorial

I remember sleeping under a chenille bedspread at my Grandma's house. Soft, fuzzy caterpillar-like channels were stitched into a design .

Kati's Quilting and Sewing: How to sew the chenille strips on (tutorial part 2)

In my last post you got to the part where you had your chenille strips ready to go. In this post I will demonstrate how to sew them on the.

"For the chenille, I used five layers of multicolored, tie-dyed rayon batiks that I got on one of my cruises to the Caribbean. I quilted the layers, on the true bias, to a quilt sandwich at 1/2" intervals and then slashed the top five layers between the stitching. When they frayed up in the wash, the multicolored batiks produced a soft, multicolored, iridescent "fake fur" that reminds me of a peacock feather."

Faux chenille: Slash Quilt~ 5 layers of tie-dyed rayon batiks; quilt the layers on the true bias at intervals; slash the top 5 layers between the stitching;

Once in a while it's good to do a bit of stash busting. Last summer I made a series of 7 triangle quilts. This summer I got inspiration from a quilter friend, Astrid and her lovely "chenille" pillow a

something else on a saturday (Quilt it)

I recently came across this beautiful blanket  and its tutorial. I thought to myself: "I only have two part-time jobs, a baby and a home to ...

I recently came across this beautiful blanket and its tutorial. I thought to myself: "I only have two part-time jobs, a baby and a home to .

How to sew the chenille strips on tutorial part 2

In my last post you got to the part where you had your chenille strips ready to go. In this post I will demonstrate how to sew them on the.

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