Tag: Hand-Quilting

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

Whole Cloth Hand Quilted Quilt

This month’s Aurifil Artisan challenge was a whole cloth quilt. Immediately, I knew that I wanted to do organic hand quilting. This is something that I’ve wanted to try for a while but didn’t have the push to do so, until now! Although hard to capture correctly in photographs, the top fabric is a Windham Artisan Cotton Solid Aqua/White. I love the softness and lovely drape of Artisan Cottons! Huge thank you to Windham forContinue reading

Wildwood Bear Path Quilt | A Finished Project

Bear Path Quilt. Quick, versatile, and gorgeous in nearly every color. Have I mentioned how much I love this pattern? I haven’t shared this version in a blog post yet which is such a shame, because she is a beauty. And, she went to her forever home about a year ago! So, it is way overdue. Want to make your own? Everything Rifle Paper Co. produces is gorgeous, and these fabrics were no exception. IContinue reading

Pojagi Inspired Cloth Napkins

Pojagi is a form of Korean hand stitching where your seams are fully enclosed, creating a beautiful, reversible piece. I first saw Daisy from Warm Folk talk about it, and I knew it was something I wanted to try for myself. Since the beauty of Pojagi is seeing both sides of your finished piece, this technique would work well for placemats, curtains, a simple linen shirt, apron, or table runner. Here’s some examples of traditionalContinue reading

Inkling | Posy Fabric

The moment I saw this fabric line, I knew it needed to become an Inkling quilt STAT! Isn’t it lovely? It is Posy fabric by Annabel Wrigley for Windham Fabrics and it releases this November. I was lucky enough to get my hot little hands on an advance bundle in time to create this Inkling quilt for the release. Buy Inkling! I chose my 16 favorite prints from the Posy fabric collection to make theContinue 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