Two words: binding fabric. What?! YES! It’s new, so you haven’t heard of this before, but it’s so so fun and I just know you're going to love it. Folding it over and seeing the mirrored details on both sides is incredibly gratifying.
If you’ve ever gone on a retreat, you know how wonderful they can be: Time with friends, projects finished, hilarious stories, relaxation. But I bet you also know how quilting retreats can go badly: Forgetting important tools, sleeping in an uncomfortable bed, coming home worn out.
Hello friends! I have an odd post for you today, but I think you will enjoy it. A month ago I sent out a survey asking you some questions about what you want from quilt patterns, fabric, and your sewing experience in general.
The Flying Geese quilt block is simple, versatile, and relatively quick to make. You can make them one at a time using small pieces of fabric, or even 4-at-a-time to speed up the process.
Flying Geese can stand alone as a single block, stacked on top of each other to give the appearance of geese flying in the sky, or can be used to make many other famous quilt blocks — the Sawtooth Star being one of them.
Raise your hand if a pretty FQ bundle makes your heart skip a beat. OK now raise your hand if you enjoy cutting horribly creased and wrinkled fabric. No? Nobody? Me neither! That's why I filmed this quick video tutorial showing you the best way to prepare fat quarters for quilting.
Quilts come in all shapes and sizes. As far as quilts are concerned, there is no “right” size. Some are square, some rectangular, and some of mine have accidentally become rhombus in shape. This post includes a clear quilt sizes chart to visually show standard quilt sizes as well as standard quilt batting.