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. In the tote above, I used a quilt block I madeContinue reading
This post is not sponsored, but does include affiliate links. If you choose to click through and make a purchase, I receive a small commission at no extra charge to you. 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. AndContinue reading
This post contains affiliate links. This means, that at no additional cost to you, I may earn a small commission if you choose to click through and make a purchase. Today’s tutorial is the brainchild of my husband Jason. Let’s all partake in a moment of silence for spouses who want quilts displayed on the walls of their houses. The benefit of hanging quilts this method is that the quilts are easy to change. Swap them outContinue reading
So now you’ve mastered Big-Stitch Hand-Binding and you’re looking for more. Well, look no further! Today I bring you a big-stitch hand-binding variation, a modified blanket stitch. This method of binding provides so much amazing texture and depth to the edge of your quilt! So, let’s get started!
I recently shared on my Instagram feed that I was using a flannel sheet from Target to back a quilt top and was met with lots of questions. We’ll talk about this in more details, but here’s the short story: you can ABSOLUTELY use bed sheets for quilt backs! There’s a few obvious benefits to this: No piecing together a quilt back! This is the best benefit – just buy a sheet big enough toContinue reading
When I decided I wanted to do some hand-quilting on my quilts, I did as I usually do and jumped right in, preferring to learn as I go. I was also lucky enough to have a resource at my local quilt guild who answered what Google couldn’t. I’m compiling all I know here so hopefully it will help some of you too! Some of the links in this post are affiliate links, meaning, at noContinue reading