Quilters Candy Box Blog by Elizabeth Chappell

'Zakka Home' Book Tour

Elizabeth Chappell

Comments 1

'Zakka Home' Book Tour
My 'Sweet Pouch' from Zakka Home book, and I just love it!  It's perfect for giving a gift or storing your things in a stylish way.

Quilter's Moonshine Free Printable

Quilter's Moonshine Free Printable

I have heard a lot about Quilter's Moonshine lately.  What is this, you ask?  Well, it DOES include Vodka, but it's NOT for drinking. Quilter's Moonshine is a DIY spray starch! I found a simple and easy recipe from this blog post. I will be the first to tell you that spray starch DOES MAKE A DIFFERENCE when quilting. Your fabric becomes stiffer, which makes cutting more accurate, and therefore your corners meet up.   I spray my fabric with starch, then iron it, then cut it and sew.  It's not as helpful to spray and iron after cutting your...


Perfect Half Square Triangles part 1 - THANGLES

Elizabeth Chappell

Comments 5

Perfect Half Square Triangles part 1 - THANGLES
A quilter's secret weapon for perfect Half Square Triangles!

To Starch or Not to Starch?

To Starch or Not to Starch?

Should you spray your fabric before you cut?  Which products are the best?  Let me share what I found during my little experiment! 


What Shade Are You Blog Tour

Elizabeth Chappell

Comments 1

What Shade Are You Blog Tour

If told, "You can make ANY quilt design with ANY colors you want," what would you choose?  That's exactly what RJR is doing with their 'What Shade Are You' blog tour.  They are asking different pattern designers to come up with a new quilt pattern and choose ANY of their Cotton Supreme Solid fabrics to make it.  When RJR asked me to participate, I MAY have had an, "Oh my goodness - I can't believe they asked ME!" moment.  And right after, or possibly at the same time, my mind went to work thinking up designs for a quilt and...

  • 1
  • 2