Learning to Hand Quilt

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I have fallen in love with the charm of hand quilting. It was something I never really had the desire to do until I saw some of the beautiful work done by Mommy by Day Crafter by Night. Even when she machine quilts she usually adds a special finishing touch with a little hand quilting. […]

Disappearing Nine Patch Quilt

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I would like to introduce you to my FIRST quilt! Pattern: Disappearing Nine Patch Fabric: 3 Ten Little Things charm packs Quilting: All done by hand. (My favorite hand- quilting tutorials coming soon) If this was a credit card commercial, I would list out the price of all the items and end with “Seeing this project […]

Sew Better: Rag Quilt Tips

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It dawned on me the other day, while doing what felt like my gazillionth rag quilt, that I have learned a lot about sewing and quilting through these blankets. Of course, I can’t learn anything the easy way. All the helpful hints I have picked up along the way have been a result of a […]

Hand Tying Quilts

There are several ways to quilt a project. I am fairly new to quilting, so I am still learning a lot about each method. I have done little projects using both hand and machine quilting, but this was the first time I have tied a quilt. Hand tying isn’t a first choice for many quilters, […]

A Different Rag Quilt

Rag quilts make great baby shower presents. They are so soft and cuddly, and perfect for little ones. An added bonus is I’m usually able to find flannel on sale, and the project comes together rather quickly. I was asked to make a rag quilt the other day and agreed without hesitation. But, I quickly realized I was bored with […]