Hurray! We got a new video camera for filming our tutorials. This one automatically focuses so we don't have to depend on how a sleepy teenager's eyes ares seeing things behind the camera lens anymore. It is also much lighter. I am hopeful that we will be able to provide you guys with a clear … Continue reading A new movie camera
Quilt Beginnings, the best quilt shop in the country, is being featured in the Better Homes and Gardens Quilt Sampler magazine that is just hitting the shops. This is an annual magazine that lists the 10 top quilt stores in the country. And guess what? My name and Amélie Scott Designs is mentioned in the … Continue reading Better Homes And Garden Quilt Sampler
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As a kid I used to hate flying kites because mine never got off the ground. My brother's kites would be way up in the sky and mine would be broken before the first hour was up. Sniff, sniff, poor me! But hey, now I have nine kites that are flying across one quilt. They … Continue reading Let’s Go Fly a Kite
I don't know if it is a good thing or a bad thing to always be changing the type of patterns I create and publish. I just love it all. Sometimes I'm in the mood for fast piecing. Other times I'm in a silly kid mood, and want to create whimsical applique. Other times I'm … Continue reading Star Fire Block
Wow! A lot has been going on at Amélie Scott Designs. We have just released 3 new patterns and we have two more coming out very shortly. Plus, half of our staff has either started college or is in their senior year, and that has been a huge change around here. Katie designed a cute … Continue reading Katie’s Draw-String Bag
I want to show you what I did with the Scrappy Bali Bag. I took Anita Good Design's Asian Quilt Embroidery Cd, and embroidered a yard of fabric with the beautiful scalloped block design onto a blue batik fabric. There were 24 blocks all together. I used the wisteria design for the pocket. Then I … Continue reading Scrappy Bali Bag made Silky
I tried a product by Superior Threads called Charlotte's Web. It is a fusible thread that you wind in the bobbin. Then you put their Monopoly thread in the top. Any color will do because it will come out. Trace your applique design onto the right side of the fabric with a water soluble marker. … Continue reading A Cool Way to Applique
Congrats to Marcia Brown who did her own spin on Pan Pipes and entered it into the Hoffman Challenge. Sadly, it didn't win, but it did make it as one of the traveling exhibits which is HUGE since they have so many entries. Be sure to look for it at the International Quilt Festivals!
Hey, it's Sean from Amelie Scott and we're dying from the heat, so what better time to put out a snowflake-themed pattern called Let it Snow! It's basically three patterns in one, and includes instructions for a pillow, a placemat, and a stocking. Order it now so you can have plenty of handmade decorations in … Continue reading Let it Snow!!