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Bugs in my Garden FMQ designsFrom the Sewing Room – Bugs in my Garden free-motion Quilting designs for a child’s quilt

22 September 2017

Today we are looking at bug and garden free-motion quilting motifs for a relaxed and friendly child’s quilt. This post includes a downloadable pdf showing you how to quilt the Bugs in my Garden set of designs. You can use these motifs in almost endless combinations to personalise all sorts of projects. Come join the fun! 

Dream Big mini quiltFrom the Sewing Room – Big Dreams Trapunto Mini Quilt Finished

20 September 2017

How do you hang your mini quilts? Today I am testing an adhesive picture-hanging product to hang my Dream Big mini quilt from last week. So far the hangers seem to be performing well. Come on over to my blog to find out what I used, and tell me what method you use. I’d love to know.

Strawberry vines color scheme from Clever ChameleonColour Inspiration Tuesday – Strawberry Vines

19 September 2017

Today we have the “Strawberry Vines” colour scheme and an accompanying free-motion quilting motif to try. “Strawberry Vines” is a green, yellow and pale grey-blue colour palette. The pretty Strawberry Vines quilting motif includes berries, flowers, leaves and runners. The perfect finishing touch for a quilt in summer colours, red, green and pinks, or pastel tones.

From the Sewing Room – Trapunto and Free-Motion Quilting

14 September 2017

This week I tried out a machine trapunto quilt method, and have detailed all my steps and reflections for you to learn from. Original design by Geta Grama.

colour palette collection by Clever ChameleonColour Inspiration Tuesday Collection Number 2

12 September 2017

We’ve come to that place where there are enough colour ideas in the Colour Inspiration Tuesday series to warrant another reference page for easy access! Looking for some colour inspiration? This is a great place to start browsing.

cheeky owl cushionCheeky Pirate Owl Appliqué Cushion takes a blue ribbon at the Royal Adelaide Show

8 September 2017

Also, have a look at a few of the best quilts from this year’s quilt competition.

Free-motion quilting with baking paperBaking Paper Quilting is Featured on Free Motion Mavericks blog

8 September 2017

If you missed this post, you can find it right here.

Hoppy Tuesday color scheme from Clever ChameleonColour Inspiration Tuesday – Hoppy Tuesday

5 September 2017

Three colour boards for your quilts and creative projects, inspired by tree frogs.

Jewel Tone Diamonds quilt progressSeptember Quilt Goal – UFO Attack!

4 September 2017

Do you work better with a deadline? I do! Find out what I am trying to achieve this September, set your own goal and stay accountable with me.

August 2017 Blog Post Roundup

3 September 2017

All the happenings of August at Clever Chameleon in one place.

From the Sewing Room – How to Free-motion Quilt a Stylised Flower Motif using Baking Paper

2 September 2017

A free tutorial and pdf download for a flower quilting motif suitable for quilts made of jellyroll blocks.