Category: Hand Quilting & Hand Binding

Baptist Fan Hand-Quilting | A Tutorial

Ahh, the Baptist fan. Is there anything more classic? Several months ago I did this design for the first time on my improv throw pillows, and I loved the look and texture it provided! So when I decided to quilt one of my Misty Mountains versions with this design, I knew I had to snap some pictures along the way so you could try it too! Supplies: Some of the links in this post are affiliateContinue 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! Want to get started with hand-quilting? Find all of my favorite tools &Continue reading

Big Stitch Hand Binding | A Tutorial

The one thing I get asked about more often than anything else is how to do chunky, big stitch hand binding. I’ve fielded every question, such as: does it go through all the layers? Do you use a special needle? What thread is best? I’ll be answering all your questions and more today! Big stitch hand binding is my absolute favorite. It adds such a unique touch to your finished quilt, and becomes a conversation starter. Plus,Continue reading