Tag Archives: Tips

Update to ‘My Favorite Longarm Tools’ – Loading the Backing

After posting about my favorite longarm tools last week, I received several questions about using a fine mist water bottle to remove wrinkles when loading the backing fabric. Today I loaded another quilt and took some pictures of the process. … 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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{Tip} Needle & Pin Magnet

I’m just popping in with a quicky tip for you today. When quilting on my Sweet Sixteen, I usually like to bury my threads as I go so I don’t have to face a pile of them after the quilting … Continue reading

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How I Hand Stitch Binding

My favorite method for adding binding to a quilt is to machine stitch it to the front and hand stitch it to the back. I love that last little bit of time to connect with the quilt. If it’s a … Continue reading

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