Quilting Tips and Tutorials

Here is a selection of projects I’ve done that you may be interested in doing. If you do, I would love it if you shared your project with me.  I love seeing how different fabric and quilting choices changes a project!

{Tip} Needle & Pin Magnet

{Tip} Needle & Pin Magnet

I'm just popping in with a quicky tip for you today. When quilting on my Sweet Sixteen, I usually like to bury my threads as I go so I don't have to face a pile of them after the quilting is finished. This means I'm constantly grabbing a needle to use. So, to keep one...

{Tip} How I Hand Stitch Binding

{Tip} How I Hand Stitch Binding

My favorite method for adding binding to a quilt is to machine stitch it to the front and hand stitch it to the back. I love that last little bit of time to connect with the quilt. If it's a gift, I send a lot of positive thoughts and love while I'm stitching; if the...

{Tutorial} Casserole Hot Pad

{Tutorial} Casserole Hot Pad

Hey! Guess who's been hanging out at my house.... .....in October! I told him to go back to the North Pole, but he insists on staying around. 🙂 Below is a quick tutorial on how to make your own Casserole Hot Pad that I shared with you on Tuesday. Later I will have a...

{TIP} Hanging My Mini’s

{TIP} Hanging My Mini’s

I was talking with a reader who asked me how I hung my mini quilts using Command picture strips. I snapped a couple of pics and sent them to her. It occurred to me that someone else might like to see those pics, so I'm sharing them with you today. What I do is not...

{Tip} Phone Photography Tip

{Tip} Phone Photography Tip

Last night I was enjoying the Periscope Hop by the #honestcraftroomies. I don't always get to join in but I was glad to be able to watch this one. The topic was Photography Tips & Tricks so I was super interested.  My pics need help! Lorinda @ laurelpoppyandpine...

{Tutorial} Perfectly Joined Binding Strips

{Tutorial} Perfectly Joined Binding Strips

A few weeks ago a friend asked me how I join the strips I cut for binding. She was having a problem with her strips lining up. As I was showing her, I thought this info would be useful to some of my readers so I'm sharing it here with you today. This technique is not...

{Tutorial} Scrambled – A Scrap Block

{Tutorial} Scrambled – A Scrap Block

Here is the tutorial I promised you - much sooner than expected! I have named the block Scrambled and I really like this block.  I am still cutting pieces to make my quilt bigger and I sew when I have a few minutes here and there. Hopefully I'll have a finish to share...

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