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| Learn at home with Bethany's iquilt class, "Stack-n-Whack Emerging Stars"
Try the easy new ARF (Amazing Repeat Finder)! Tutorial here.
Another Good Tutorial: Pinning a Stack.
Try this pattern for a fun, quick project! Each of the eight "nooks" has a different symmetrical pattern.
With the full color instructions
and the special reusable fabric tags included to keep your pieces
organized, you will be surprised at how simple it is to make
your own 3-D Delight!
For more info on all Bethany's
patterns, visit the Patterns page.
"What I Did on My
Teaching kids to quilt!
from Bethany's kids classes at
the 2005 Summer Festival of the Arts
Prints on Borders
like to use the main print for a border on their Stack-n-Whack®
project. But what if the border needs to be pieced? Here's my
simple way to make a nearly invisible seam in a pieced print
Free Pattern & Online
& Tell Gallery:
See how Bethany's designs and workshops have inspired other quilters!
to see a full size photo and a detail.
Friendship Squares Quilt
a quilt project with my son's 4th grade class. We had lots of
fun, and everybody loved the quilt! I've posted the pattern and
directions. I hope you'll introduce your favorite kids to quilting!
to see the kids with the finished quilt, and read more about
the class project.
for the block directions, and a link to download the free block
|Stack-n-Whack® Instructional Video: Butterflies!
|Magical Cubes Secret Bonus Pattern! This variation of the
"Secret Stairways" design has a simple "side-by-side"
layout that is easy to adjust for a smaller or larger top.
|Free Pattern for "Zippy Strippy" Quilt- view and download here
|A good primer on quilting terms and resources - Hat tip to Emily
A simple pattern
Diamonds Throw Quilt Variation
Cookies: For folks who just can't stop whacking,
even in the kitchen!
Contest Winners from
the AQS 2002 Exhibition in Nashville!
AQS Anchor Quilts Read about the project, including the final eBay
total for the Stack-n-Whack Anchor Quilts!
Fabric Selection Tips:
selection excerpt from "Stack-n-Whackier Quilts"
fabrics for Magic Mirror-Image projects
fabrics for the Secret Stairways quilt
beautiful blocks and quilts from whacky quilters!
Fan Ruler: Strip Cutting
Fan Ruler: Scrap and Selective Cutting
the Fan Block
Pinwheel Size Variations
Reference for On-Point Settings
TIp for Trimming "Dog Ears" - especially good for the Butterflies
If you'd like to selectively cut 60° triangles for the Argyle
Diamonds, Hexagon Star, or other 60° triangle designs, as
detailed in "Stack-n-Whackier Quilts," you can download
PDF file for Triangle Viewing Templates. (12K) The motifs visible inside the dashed
seamlines will appear in your finished block.
You will need Acrobat Reader to view the file. If you don't already
have a version of this common and very useful program, a free
download is available from Adobe.