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How to Make a T-Shirt Quilt

I’m not much of a t-shirt kinda girl, but I do think t-shirt quilts are a great idea for preserving memories from concerts, sports teams, and other events. Here are a couple of tutorials that I found: How to Make an Out-of-the-Ordinary T-Shirt Quilt: Part One and Part Two T-Shirt Quilt Has anyone tried using […]

Posted: August 13th, 2009  

Topics: Free Projects, Tips and Tricks

How to Hand Stitch Binding Invisibly

Nadine of DreamWeaver’s Quilts has put together this fabulous tutorial with photos, on How to Hand Stitch Binding Invisibly. I finally get it. You can zoom in on the photos on her site to get a closer look too. I’m working on some baby quilts to donate to NICU babies through the quilt guild. This […]

Posted: August 6th, 2009  

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The Birth of a Quilt Class Kit

Linda M. Poole teaches us how she puts together one of her a quilt class kits. I had never realized, nor appreciated, how much work goes into make a kit. So much planning and careful attention to detail. Thanks Linda for showing us your process. P.S. You can order the kit by contacting Linda directly.

Posted: April 27th, 2009  

Topics: Tips and Tricks

Designing a Sewing Studio with Eleanor Burns

Here’s a great video from Eleanor Burns, Quilt in a Day on designing a sewing studio. Topics covered include: Proper height of sewing, cutting and ironing tables. Learn how to make a design wall. Transform a farm table into a flat sewing table. Tips on posture and proper ergonomics. Cutting tools.

Posted: March 24th, 2009  

Topics: Tips and Tricks, Videos

Woven Wonder – A Tutorial?

By: Kim Lapacek I am going to try to break down for everyone the steps I took in making my woven wonder quilt. Unfortunately, I did not take pictures during the process and I have no near plans to recreate this amazing quilt. This has also been an ongoing project for the past four years […]

Posted: March 20th, 2009  

Topics: Free Projects, Guest Bloggers, Tips and Tricks

Wonky Log Cabin Video Tutorial

Shawn Bailey from Bailey’s Quilting HeadQuarters made this excellent video on how to make a scrappy Wonky Log Cabin quilt block. She makes it look so easy, and lots of fun too. I’ve never really been inspired to do a log cabin quilt before, but I quite like this method, and want to give it […]

Posted: March 17th, 2009  

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Denim or Top Stitching Needles for Piecing?

Just checking out the new Quilter’s Home magazine web site, and came across this point, in the article 23 secrets for stress-free quilting. 8. Needling All needle points aren’t the same, girls. Use sharp, denim, or topstitch needles, which will cleanly perforate the fibers (rather than just moving them over to find the hole in […]

Posted: March 12th, 2009  

Topics: My Quilting Journey, Tips and Tricks

Large Quilted Fabric Basket Tutorial

As promised in my post earlier today, presented below is the large fabric basket tutorial. It comes with a story that I wanted to share with you all. I made quilts for both of my nieces for Christmas. With Lucy’s birthday so close, I wasn’t planning to make her anything. That is until I saw […]

Posted: March 9th, 2009  

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Debbie MacLeod

My name is Debbie MacLeod and I live in Island Lake, Alberta, Canada. My blog shares my quilting projects and my website showcases my quilting business. I am excited to be a guest blogger – thanks, Michele, for the opportunity! I have been piecing quilts since 1990, have been machine quilting my own quilts since […]

Fabric Storage Thoughts from Benita Skinner of Victoriana Quilt Designs

Timing (or ‘life’) often plays in our decisions. When I received this guest post invitation (Thank You Michele!), I happened to be converting my storage system for my fabric stash & offering Stash-busting pattern ideas as my free Block of the Month on my site Victoriana Quilt Designs. Collecting fabric for a stash and interest […]

Posted: February 24th, 2009  

Topics: Guest Bloggers, Tips and Tricks


Adding Borders to a Quilt by Deb Geyer

On this Valentine’s Day, I’d like to share with you a method that I have found works great for adding borders to a quilt. I used to hate adding borders to my quilt tops. I would tell myself that I didn’t need to do borders; that the top was fine without. But I knew better […]

Incorporating Silk Flowers into Your Quilts

Greetings Everyone! My name is Ebony Love, and I am the owner & artist of LoveBug Studios. I started my business about 4 years ago, and focus on custom quilts and other items. I really love trying out new techniques, one of which is my topic for today. I have also started blogging recently, which […]