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Quilting methods

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Quilt like normal…except make sure none of your stitches go into the batting.  Start and stop all of your quilting stitches on the quilt top and backstitch.

I made a doll quilt before Christmas and realized I’d never posted a tutorial on this quick and easy binding method. Since I know a lot of you are beginners…this is a really great way to dip y…

After sharing my Scrap Vortex quilt  and mentioning that I spiral-quilted it, a few people expressed interest in learning more about spiral ...

After sharing my Scrap Vortex quilt and mentioning that I spiral-quilted it, a few people expressed interest in learning more about spiral quilting, so today's post is about that. I'll admit that before spiral quilting for myself my thought was, "How hard can it be?" Well, it was trickier than I expect, so I'll give you the advantage of my experiences and share a few tips. Tip 1: Approach spiral quilting with a positive attitude. No matter what size project you're quilting, expect that…

Basting a quilt can be difficult to do it you do not have enough table or floor space to lay out the entire quilt. Heather Thomas shows you how to baste a large quilt on a table that is smaller than the quilt by using clamps and only pinning in the areas she plans to quilt.

Basting a quilt can be difficult to do it you do not have enough table or floor space to lay out the entire quilt. Heather Thomas shows you how to baste a large quilt on a table that is smaller than the quilt by using clamps and only pinning in the areas she plans to quilt.

How Wide To Cut Your Binding

Do you have a go-to size to cut your binding? Have you ever tried a different size to see what effect you would get? I thought I would do a little experiment to show you different sizes and what they look like all sewn up! Here, I have four different sized strips: 2”, 2¼”, 2½” and 3”. I quilted up some sample swatches with a layer of 100% cotton batting in the middle. If you like to use thicker batting or thicker fabric like flannel or Minky, you may want to adjust the cut size to…

Straight-Line Quilting Tutorial – Lo & Behold Stitchery

Straight-line quilting is my favorite way to do my own quilting! It's so easy and has quite the striking finish! It's perfect for giving your quilt vintage-look, crinkly texture, and a hint of modern. Let's jump right in! . The quilt shown above is Mountain Horizon. The pattern can be found here. Materials needed: a basted quilt sandwich; you can find my pin basting tutorial here sewing machine & walking foot; a walking foot is EXTREMELY important to ensure that your quilt sandwich is evenly…

Some decorative stitches suitable for machine quilting

Quilting with decorative stitches is a great way to add an accent to your quilt, especially along a border or in place of “stitching in the ditch” on a casual quilt. Some decorative st…