Category Archives: Tips & Tutorials

How I Stitch Floppy Feathers

I promised you I would share how I stitched the floppy feather design on the bird quilt. I drew the design on drawing paper and also made a video for you. However, I’m having difficulty getting the video uploaded. Hopefully … Continue reading

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Cross Hatch Stitching Path

Yesterday I talked about the cross hatch design I used on the most recent quilt I worked on, and told you I would share my quilting path in order to avoid starts/stops. So, here it is. 🙂 The block in … Continue reading

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Tip: Improvised Hot Ruler

Afton of Quilting Mod has been publishing a series of blog posts titled 10 Sewing Notions You Need to Know About. Recently, one of the items she talked about was a heat resistant ruler that can be used when turning and … Continue reading

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How to ‘Spin’ Seams

I’m just popping in with a quick How To on spinning seams. This is a helpful technique to use in a block where there are lots of seams coming together in one place – it can help to flatten the … Continue reading

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The Importance of Correctly Adding Borders to a Quilt

I want to talk to you today about adding borders to your quilt. Adding borders correctly is key to having a quilt that is square, and that has a nice professional look when finished. It is also easier for you … Continue reading

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