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Page history last edited by Jody Cull 9 years, 3 months ago

Welcome to Crazy Quilting

 

Join us to learn about Crazy Quilting, discussing methods of embellishing Crazy Quilts and ideas of what to do with Crazy Quilt blocks when they are finished.

This wiki contains information on how to piece a CQ block, create a "fan", spider web, a variety of stitches, and more. The information was prepared by CQers based on their experience. If there is something you would like to see on this wiki please leave a comment or send an email. If you would like to contribute a lesson or information to this wiki please leave a comment on the page or send an email.

 

 

 

 

Crazy Quilting Informations/Ideas follow the links to view, comment, and/or post questions.

 

CQ Lessons and Sources

 

HGTV CQ Lessons and Challenge

 

Links to CQ Blogs, Tutorials, and Online Shops

 

CQ Seam Templates by Shawkl (Kathy)

 

HGTV CQ Lessons and Challenge Participants completed lessons

 

Download the PDF of Heahnlen Fancy Embroidery Stitches

 

Windflower Stitch Guide-booklet of embroidery stitches

Compliments of author Jan Kerton

 


 

CQ Information, Ideas, and Sources

 

2011 HGTV Favorite Things One Block Swap

 

Ideas/Projects/Finishing Ideas for Crazy Quilt blocks

 

2009 HGTV Favorite Things One Block Swap

 

2008-2009 Crazy Quilt Round Robin

 

2008 HGTV Favorite Things One Block Swap

 

HGTV Quilting and Needlework Message Board

 


COF 2009 Retreat - Classes / Information Shared 


 

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Comments (10)

Eileene said

at 8:29 am on Jan 10, 2009

I just joined as a newbie wanna be cq'r. Love the site and all the helpful things. The thing that impressed me most is the starter blocks. It showed me that its not "beautiful " till ya get the emblishments on it. So its ok to be bland at first. It always overwhelmed me to see the finished blocks and not the before emblishments blocks. Now I get it. Thanks, Eileene

Jody Cull said

at 2:15 pm on Jan 10, 2009

Welcome Eileene. Enjoy the site, please continue to post questions/comments there are plenty of experienced CQers that are happy to help cq newbies.
Jody

sharimasson said

at 8:18 am on Jan 28, 2009

I StumbledUpon this site last night. What a wonderful resource! I look forward to learning lots and getting to know everyone. Thanks for letting me join.

Shari in Canada

tisme said

at 8:13 pm on Feb 10, 2009

Thanks for letting me back in! I don`t know how it lost me completely, but it did.
This is such a great site for info.
Tammy

Jackie G. said

at 5:14 pm on Feb 11, 2009

A newbie for sure but I haven't yet decided if I am a crazy quilter or a collector of embellishments. I am however, having a great time finding great resources such as this, and am having tons of fun buying lace, ribbon, beads and any other trinket I think will fit in a block. The tutorials here are excellent and the photos, very inspirational. I am just learning my way around the site and hope to jump into a round robin exchange someday. Thanks for letting me join!

Jackie in Washington

Jody Cull said

at 6:23 am on Feb 12, 2009

Tammy, Welcome back, glad your login worked, great to have you here.

Jackie, Welcome to the cqwiki. There is great info here, contributed by some VERY VERY talented ladies. You must be a crazy quilter if you are "collecting" cq embellishments. If you are looking for a fun "jump right in" project check out the CQ heart template. CQ hearts are fun and quick.

Happy Stitching
Jody

Jody Cull said

at 6:26 am on Feb 12, 2009

Shari, Welcome to the cqwiki. The wiki lessons and images are from very creative CQ Ladies. The wiki is open for new lessons, tips, tricks, project ideas etc. If you would like to contribute to the CQ wiki send me an email about what you would like to post.

Happy Stitching
Jody

Jackie G. said

at 12:16 pm on Feb 12, 2009

Thanks Jody,

I'll check it out. Did you make the one here? The Hokey Pokey script is so cute. I love quotes in crazy quilting.

Jackie in Washington

Jody Cull said

at 6:05 am on May 1, 2009

Yes, Jackie I did stitch the "Hokey Pokey" heart. It was fun to make.

Jody Cull said

at 6:32 am on Aug 6, 2009

Caroline, I just posted your Sewing Kit photo on Ideas/Completed Projects page: http://crazyquilting.pbworks.com/ideasprojectsfinishingCQblocks. Thank you for sharing your beautiful work. LOVE it and the colors you used.

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