6 Tips for Better Quilt Photography

I seriously can’t believe I’m writing this blog post and providing you all with TIPS. Why? Because up to about 6 months ago, I was the person seeking out tips and sweating buckets about every quilt photoshoot. I would stress out about providing companies with photos of finished items for look books and promotional materials, because even though I knew what I wanted my pictures to look like, they always seemed to fall short of the mark.

If you’re nodding along right now and feeling much the same as I was, then keep reading for all the tips and tricks to better quilt photography. I utilize ALL of these, but even trying out one or two will improve your product photography. I love taking pictures now and look forward to quilt photoshoots!

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Oh Scrap! | 9 (fun!) ways to use up scraps

9-fun-ways-to-use-fabric-scrapsSo while I may not have the best scrap organizing system (throw everything into a bin, keep shoving it down so they all fit), I have been pretty good about USING up my scraps. Lately, I’ve found a good strategy has been to use up my scraps right when I finish a project, thus keeping them from the scrap bin entirely. I’m usually still enthusiastic about the fabrics I’m using, and I feel good about reducing the amount of scraps I’m saving.

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Every Adventure Tote Hack | Orphan Blocks and Panels

Every Adventure Tote made with an orphan block

Here’s a fun way to use up orphan blocks or scraps – turn them into an Every Adventure Tote! I love doing this as a way of using up scraps of fabric. This is also a great way to use the end of a fabric you love and can’t bear to part with, even though it isn’t enough to use in a full quilt. Continue reading “Every Adventure Tote Hack | Orphan Blocks and Panels”

WALK Quilting Book | Product Review

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Up to this point I’ve quilted all of my own quilts on my domestic machine at home. (That’s close to 70 quilts, friends!) I actually had dreams of becoming an expert free-motion quilter on my little machine, but, well, that’s still far off from reality. And if you’re not free motion quilting, you’re using a walking foot. I soon got bored, (really, really bored) with the same, old, straight line quilting. On one hand, it is nice, clean, and dependable, sure, but it lacked the pizazz I was seeing online of all the fancy, beautiful things that could get quilted on a longarm.

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