Category: Tips & Tricks

Hang a Quilt (without sleeves, dowels, or nails) | A Tutorial

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

Using Sheets As Quilt Backs (& Duvet Covers too!)

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

Hand Quilting Tips & Tricks

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

Mental Clutter (and what to do about it)

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about clutter. Sure, there’s the kind we all know and think of, like when you leave a pile of fabric lying around your house. (what? You’ve never done that before?) But recently I’ve been thinking more and more about “mental clutter”, by which I mean the stuff in the back of your mind that seems to keep nagging at you, even when you wished it wouldn’t. Somehow in theContinue reading