Tips & Tutorials

Joining Batting Strips – What Not To Do

Joining Batting Strips – What Not To Do

Do you ever join leftover batting pieces to make a larger batting? I do it often. After all, those leftover pieces are perfectly good – they just aren’t big enough for some of my projects. Joining them together takes a few minutes of my time and saves me a...
{Tip} Improvised Hot Ruler

{Tip} Improvised Hot Ruler

Afton of Quilting Mod has been publishing a series of blog posts titled 10 Sewing Notions You Need to Know About. Recently, one of the items she talked about was a heat resistant ruler that can be used when turning and pressing seams. I thought this little tool was...
{Tutorial} How to ‘Spin’ Seams

{Tutorial} How to ‘Spin’ Seams

I’m just popping in with a quick How To on spinning seams. This is a helpful technique to use in a block where there are lots of seams coming together in one place – it can help to flatten the block and reduce bulk. I was in quilt class last night when one...