Tag Archives: sewing with batiks

Texture-Graphix Meets Antelope Canyon

Many of you know that for my day job, I work at In The Beginning Fabrics as their wholesale customer service person. One of the fun aspects of working there is that we all get to show off our own various quilting … Continue reading

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Antelope Canyon – New Quilt Pattern

I’m so excited to share my newest design with you – Antelope Canyon. High up on my Bucket List is a visit to explore the twin slot canyons of Antelope Canyon in northern Arizona. Most of us have seen amazing … Continue reading

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Nature’s Jewels Leftovers Project – Strippy Runner and Placemats

NATURE’S JEWELS BONUS PROJECT – What should you do with all of the leftovers from making Nature’s Jewels?  As promised, I’m offering a bonus project that uses leftover strips and smaller pieces that you can make with any group of … Continue reading

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Sewing and Pressing Stripsets

Sewing and Pressing Stripsets What could be hard about pressing the seam between two strips!!! Nothing, but there are ways to make sure the strips stay straight after pressing.  Have you ever ended up with stripsets that have a subtle … Continue reading

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Determining Right/Wrong Side of Batiks and Dyed Fabrics

For those of you about to begin your Nature’s Jewels quilt and for those of you just curious – here is my tip about how to know which side of your batik or hand-dyed fabric to use as the face-up side.  … Continue reading

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Ripples and Reflections

You are among the first to see my latest pattern which I consider a huge accomplishment. Not so much that I made one more quilt, designed one more pattern, but because of the short time I got it completed.  It’s … Continue reading

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Welcome to my world of beautiful batik quilts!

Laurie Shifrin is a quilt designer, author, quilting teacher and lecturer. Enjoy this gallery of her quilt designs.

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