Last week I attended the International Quilt Festival 2021 in Houston, Texas! It was so wonderful to be able to look at the quilts, shop, and take classes again. Safety measures were in place and every one who attended seemed…
I’m so excited to share with you the pattern for our first mini quilt of 2018… Flora! This beautiful little quilt was designed by the very talented Lauren of Molly & Mama…
Learn how to quilt a flower motif on all your quilts! This is the last video in my Color By Number Quiltalong video series where I show you how to quilt an easy flower motif. You might be able to quilt this flower design using a ruler that you already have, so I’ll show you how to quilt it using 2 different quilting rulers from my collection. I’ll also show you how to easily quilt this design without a quilting ruler at all, so don’t miss the video!
I’m so excited to share with you my favorite DIY technique for making bias binding!
I love making my own bias binding for so many reasons. Here are a few…
This month your mini quilt wall is going to grow a little bit bigger and a lot cuter! Here’s your free mini quilt pattern for May… Criss Cross by Nadra Ridgeway.
Once you have finished sewing your quit top and you are ready to start quilting, the quilt top, batting, and quilt backing piece all need to be basted together so that you can have beautiful quilting with no pulling or puckering on the back. For large quilts, or when I want to use a batting that is not fusible such as wool batting or another specialty batting, I always use pin basting because it gives me great consistent results. So let me show you the easiest way how to pin baste your quilts for the very best results!
Here’s a handy guide for the most common sewing machine presser feet. Download a printable version of this guide to keep handy all the time!
Fusible quilt batting is amazing for basting your quilt if you don’t want to use pins or basting spray. Have you ever wondered why so many quilters love it? Is it really such a big timesaver? Yes, it’s fast and easy and it’s what I use for all my quilts that are about 50’’ or smaller. Let me answer all your questions and show you how to use fusible batting!
Free motion quilt echoed squares on all your quilts with this fun and easy quilting design. This is the perfect design to quilt if you are getting started with quilting rulers, but even if you are still quilting without rulers, I’ll show you how to quilt it that way too!
This is week 15 in our Color By Number Quiltalong where we are free motion quilting a new designs each week on our Color By Number Quilt (free quilt pattern)! Find all of the CBN Quiltalong videos here.
Last week in our Show Off Saturday Linky Party I shared some pictures of my Juki sewing machine on a Grace Frame. To my delight, some of you shared pictures of your sewing machines and Grace Frames too! The most surprising picture in the linky party was by far the one that got the most clicks… it was a 15-91 Singer sewing machine loaded up on a frame.