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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Lynn’s written this great tutorial from on making Inked Quilting Labels. Remember: a quilt isn’t finished until it’s labelled! Please don’t forget this very important piece. Someone, somewhere at some time in the future will be thrilled to know who made your creation, who it was for, why, and when.
Sarah from Anyone Can Quilt wrote this amazing Machine Quilting 101 tutorial. It’s loaded with information and photos. It includes many of the tips I wish I had known when I first started, and even some I need to try.
Lenna from the Stitching Cow has written a couple of really great posts on Hand Quilting. Tips for Beginning Hand Quilting Perfect Hand Quilting Without Pain After reading her many tips, even I feel confident to try hand quilting again. I’d love to hear some advice on the most preferred batting to use for hand […]
Emma, a Quilting Blogger from Australia, has created this great picture tutorial on how she invisibly hand-stiches binding to the back of a quilt. This is very useful for those of us that have never hand-sewn a binding before… one day I’ll have to give it a try.
I came across these three video tutorials created by Sharon Schamber where she shows using Elmer’s School Glue for attaching binding to a quilt. It sure looks easy when she does it. Yesterday afternoon, I picked up some of the glue, we’ll see how well this works out. Part 1: Part 2: Part 3:
I have long since lost, misplaced, or filed somewhere unknown, the original instructions I had for making a Quillow. So, imagine my delight when I stumbled across these instructions, How To Make A Quillow. I might just make one for myself now. Updated: Here’s another set of instructions on how to Make A Quilt In […]
While trying to solve a Binding mess I created yesterday, I found some useful tips and techniques. Continuous Quilt-Binding by Heather Bailey Ending Double-fold binding Binding Tips by Bonnie Hunter Quiltsmart 101: Completing Your Quilt Here’s a good video from All People Quilt.