Hand Quilting 101

You guys have asked, so it is finally here! Hand Quilting 101 is a whole video covering all the basics of hand quilting from supplies, to stitches, to traveling, and everything in-between! So grab a basted quilt, settle in, and come quilt with me! Hand Quilting 101 Video: Quilt used in demo: For the Hand Quilting 101 video, I started hand quilting a Bear Path quilt in the wall hanging size. This quilt will finishContinue reading

Spiderweb FMQ At Home!

I came up with this free motion quilting (FMQ) spiderweb design a couple of years ago, and it was one of the first blog posts I published. I wanted to quilt spiderwebs on my Halloween quilt but couldn’t find a tutorial anywhere detailing how to do this at home on my domestic sewing machine. I’m really pleased to have found a great design to share with all of you! I’ve updated the tutorial to includeContinue reading

Toddler Quilt Coat

I’m still working my courage up to an adult-sized quilt coat! I first made a dog quilt coat, and since that was a success, I decided to work on a human quilt coat, but, not quite adult sized ;). I thought a toddler quilt coat was a good next step into garment making. To make my quilt coat, I first needed a pattern! I found this free quilt coat pattern for toddler size 2-2.5 fromContinue reading

Sunny Stocking | Using Accuquilt

Are you planning any Christmas sewing this year? I decided to start early and join the Sunny Stocking SAL hosted by Sunny Day Supply. However, I didn’t feel like cutting out all of the diamonds by hand. If you’re like me, I have the perfect solution! You can use your Accuquilt Go! Cutter to quickly and accurately cut all of the diamonds you need for the Sunny Stocking! Materials: Scraps for stocking front, I usedContinue reading

Whole Cloth Hand Quilted Quilt

This month’s Aurifil Artisan challenge was a whole cloth quilt. Immediately, I knew that I wanted to do organic hand quilting. This is something that I’ve wanted to try for a while but didn’t have the push to do so, until now! Although hard to capture correctly in photographs, the top fabric is a Windham Artisan Cotton Solid Aqua/White. I love the softness and lovely drape of Artisan Cottons! Huge thank you to Windham forContinue reading

Inkling QAL Wrap-up

The Inkling QAL was my second quilt along (find all the info about Harvest Star QAL here!), and it was just such an absolute blast! The BEST Inkling quilts were created, full of creativity! If you didn’t take part in the quilt along, there were a lot of tips and tricks that were shared throughout the weeks. If you’re planning on making your own Inkling quilt, these could be very useful for you! Inkling QALContinue reading