Lots of great new things happening this month. We had a wonderful Quilter's Quest this year and hope to see even more of you next year. Jinny introduced her newest quilt design, Skyscape, that uses the fabrics from the Corsica collection. Look for a new tip by Jinny on working with hexagons.
Read about Jinny's recent trips to Sweden and Houston, Texas for the semi-annual Quilt Market. Jinny provides some great gift ideas for the upcoming holidays that can be made in a snap. And learn about some updates to our website to make your shopping experience easier as well as the block 11 and block 12 for solstice.
This newsletter features details about Jinny's trip to Bali and her upcoming trip to India. You can also shop for her newest collection, Ashford, and download the free quilt pattern. Plus, in Jinny's latest video, you can learn about the importance of fabric grain when cutting patches.
Check out the awesome free quilt patterns featuring fabrics from Jinny's Malam line of batik fabrics, a tip on using darks that aren't black for great pop in your quilts, and two new blocks in the Solstice BOM quilt.
It's a first -- a full collection of batik fabrics designed by Jinny Beyer! Get a look at the fabrics and two brand-new projects that put them front and center. The newsletter also unveils Light the Way, a quilt Jinny created for American Patchwork & Quilting and the latest block for Solstice, the 2013 free BOM program.
How you press seams can make a big difference in your finished quilt blocks. Jinny shares some tips in this issue of her monthly newsletter. You'll also see some snaps from her recent trip to Japan and see Block #6 in Solstice, the free-to-subscribers 2013 BOM quilt.
Big news this month as Jinny announced an upcoming fabric collection -- her first batiks! The newsletter also included a limited-time free pattern using her Venetian Marble fabrics, detailed information on pre-washing Jinny Beyer fabrics (or not!), and the next installment of the 2013 free BOM quilt pattern, Solstice.
Many quilters shy away from curved seams but this month's newsletters give you a few tips that make them feel much more achievable! And if you're making Solstice, the 2013 subscriber BOM quilt, you'll need that skill for the block in this month's newsletter (subscriber version only). Plus, check out Jinny's latest collection of "almost solids" -- Venetian Marble.
See photos of Jinny's recent trip to Australia and check out her newest fabric collection, Corsica. There are also links to two free quilt projects featuring the Corsica fabrics, and news about the all-new Swatch Wall feature on jinnybeyer.com that lets you play with fabric swatches before you buy! And check out Block #3 in the free 2013 BOM quilt pattern, Solstice.
This month's newsletter includes two ways to celebrate National Quilting Day; information on how to join Jinny in Indiia in January 2014; a link to the latest block pattern in our BOM quilt, Solstice; and a visit to the Solstice Classroom where all quilters can learn how to incorporate Jinny's soft-edge piecing technique in their quilts.
Jinny launches her 2013 BOM quilt Solstice in this issue, with free patterns for the first two blocks. Only subscribers have access to the free materials. Everyone can become a better quiltmaker, however, by spending a little time in the Solstice sewing classroom. Jinny has collected videos and reference information on techniques used in the quilt.
In this issue, Jinny wraps up the 2012 BOM quilt patterns and introduces the 2013 quilt, Solstice. Each month, newsletter subscribers will receive free block patterns for the quilt. She also releases a brand-new quilting tool (her Perfect Cut 60° Diamond Ruler), a video on her hybrid appliqué/patchwork technique called Soft-Edge Piecing, announces a new fabric collection quilt kit and free pattern, and much more!