I take the simple route when I bind my quilts. I like to sew my binding to the back of the quilt, then fold over to the front and machine sew in front. Some people like to stitch their binding on by hand. I am just not patient enough to do that. I also sew... Continue Reading →
Completing the quilt-a-long quilt top We are at the home stretch! I am providing a diagram to show how I sewed my quilt top together, but you can, of course, sew yours together however you feel comfortable! Layout I sewed my quilt top together in rows, then I sewed all the rows together. I used... Continue Reading →
Here is the last block for the quilt-a-long! Next week we will piece the quilt together. Just like last week this weeks block is a very simple border piece! Materials Prep Layout Sew the border strips together and press your seams. Again, make sure you make four of these blocks! Gather all of your blocks... Continue Reading →
I absolutely love using precut fabric. If you need to put a quilt together quickly then precuts are a great option because you will only have minimal measuring and cuts to make... if any at all! Another reason I love precuts... They are already coordinated. For these two projects I used fabric from my two... Continue Reading →
We are almost at the final block! There is just one more block after this one! Materials Prep Layout Again, Make sure you complete four of these blocks! Bye for now.
Block three will be very easy for you to complete. It is simply the left side of your heart block from last week. The cuts and assembly will be very easy to complete since you are likely now a pro at half square triangles! Materials Prep Note: you may have half square triangles leftover from... Continue Reading →
This week we will be making Block Two for the Spinning Flower Bed quilt. This block will be the right half of the heart. Again, make four block twos. Materials Here are my materials for Block two. Prep Follow the same steps given for block one to create your half square triangles for this blocks.... Continue Reading →
Huge Quilt-A-Long (10 weeks!) This quilt - a - long has been a huge project for me to put together! I broke this quilt down into 7 blocks. I will post one block a week to work on, now the trick to these blocks is that you will need to make four of each block.... Continue Reading →