Category: Hand Quilting & Hand Binding

Hand Quilting Clamshells

Looking for hand quilting variations? Well look no further! Today we’re going to cover how to hand quilt clamshells. Best of all, if you’ve already covered Baptist Fans, then you’ve got all you need to make some beautiful clamshells. Plus! This tutorial comes in video format, allowing you to see it done in real time! Scroll to the bottom of this post for the video tutorial on how to hand quilt clamshells. Materials: Curious aboutContinue reading

Baptist Fans Hand Quilting Video!

How to hand quilt baptist fans was one of the first tutorials that ever made it up on the blog and it has continued to be a popular one! To build on the original tutorial, I’ve filmed a video version for all of you. Now you can watch and follow along! So grab your favorite thimble and stitch along with me! Prefer a photo tutorial? Check it out here. Baptist Fan Hand Quilting Video: WantContinue reading

3 Hand Quilting Myths – Debunked!

I field a lot of questions about hand-quilting. These mainly center around supplies, but once in a while I find out that someone heard from someone else that…fill-in-the-blank. Today I’m debunking 3 common hand quilting myths. If you want to know even more about hand-quilting, check out my YouTube video where I walk you through the process step-by-step, and my hand quilting Tips & Tricks blog post. Myth #1: Hand quilting isn’t as durable asContinue reading

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

All About Hand Quilting Needles

In this article, when hand-quilting is mentioned, I’m talking specifically about big-stitch hand-quilting with size 8 or 12 weight thread. When I first started hand-quilting I just used whatever needle I could find. Then, I decided I should probably find one that I really like using, and turned to my good friend Google. There’s lots of information out on the web about which hand quilting needles are best. I’m not one to take someone else’sContinue reading

Tree Garland Table Runner | Free Tutorial

‘Tis the season! This tree garland table runner has been brewing in the back of my mind for quite some time. I love the idea of something neutral, festive, and classy all at once that will go with a variety of holiday decor. And bonus! I’ve turned the tree garland table runner into a free tutorial for you! This tutorial makes (1) 15.5″ x 71.5″ table runner. You can vary the size to fit yourContinue reading