Connecting quilt binding doesn't need to be a complicated process, and it most definitely doesn't need to be something you dread. This tutorial will show you the easiest way to connect quilt binding, but do you know the best part? It's also fast and looks great too.
Category Archives: Shining Star Quilt Pattern
If you're reading this post you've made it to the end of our Shining Star sew along. Someone turn on my backyard hose cause you're on fire!! Wahoo!! Just don't tell my kids or they'll come running. haha! We have had a nice slow summer with lots of puttering around in the backyard playing with the hose.
It's happening! It's finally happening! In Week 5 of the Shining Star sew along we get to put all of the pieces together and see our finished quilt blocks. Yay! This week we assemble quilt blocks.
I'm extra excited about the tips I have for you today because they are easy to apply and truly work.
Quiltketeers, this is the part of the sew along we've all been waiting for! (Or, dreading. One or the other.) In Weeks 3 and 4 of the Shining Star sew along we get to release our inner toddler and make a huge mess on the cutting mat.
It's a new week, my Shining Stars, and that means new sewing fun and a new prize! Today we are officially in Week 2 of the Shining Star quilt sew along. This week we cut, sew, press AND trim. Phew! It sounds like a lot, but I know you can do it.
Welcome, Quiltketeers, to another summer of sewing along! In this six week sew along we will cut, sew and assemble nine blocks to make a finished Shining Star throw quilt. You are welcome to make any size you like (even a pillow!
Do you have fabric scraps? Hahahaha! Oh my, sometimes I make myself laugh. Ahem. Let me try that again. Are you currently buried under a pile of fabric scraps? Does your scrap bin runneth over? Do you feel a pang of guilt when cutting into freshly purchased fabric knowing that your sad sack of scraps is being neglected in the corner?
Shot cotton is a special type of fabric that is soft, luxurious, and beautifully rich in color. If you've held a shot cotton before, you immediately knew it was different from regular quilting fabric. And if you haven't worked with shot cottons before, you're in for a treat!
The Shining Star quilt pattern is now available! This is the second pattern in our 2022 quilt series—Companions. The first pattern this year, Adventureland, was a companion design to Sugar POP. Shining Star is a mashup of two favorite designs—Shine and Stars Hollow.