Building a Quilting Fabric Stash

Building a Quilting Fabric Stash

If you are a new quilter or a sporadic quilter (is there such a thing) you may be new to building a quilting fabric stash. Of course, you may decide you don’t want to build a fabric stash and just purchase fabric for the quilt you want to make as you go along. There...

Quilting UFOs (Unfinished Projects)

Quilting UFOs (Unfinished Projects)

Do you have any quilting UFOs (Unfinished Projects)? Like many quilters I have several! Mostly unfinished quilt tops. I could do with having two long arm machines, one for client quilts and one for mine! Don’t laugh though, I know lots of award-winning long arm...

Quilt Backings – To Piece or Not to Piece

Quilt Backings – To Piece or Not to Piece

The quilt top is done, yay! Now to make the quilt backing but wait, now the dilemma awaits! To piece or not to piece that quilt back. Table of contentsQuilt Backing Definition and OptionsWide Backings Tips for Wide Backings Pieced Quilt Backs from one or two Fabrics...

Creating Quilty Hugs

Creating Quilty Hugs

If you’re like me, you love to create quilty hugs for the ones you love. Quilts can really be like sending a hug! Especially, a lap size quilt, it’s the perfect size to wrap yourself up in, and they can be so warm and cosy.    Even though I quilt and have a...

Hacked!

Hacked!

Wow, it’s March already! I was told when I was younger that time seems to go faster as you age. When I was little, I wanted time to speed up. You know you can get your ears pierced when you are 13, you can get a driver’s license at 16 and on and on. You keep waiting...