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My best TIP for assembling quilt blocks

I'm so happy to be sharing my best tip on how to assemble a quilt top. If you've been following ...
Before cutting off any excess fabric, I ensure that my vertical and horizontal lines align with my center strip. I also ensure that my diagonal is aligned with the corners of my squares, Only when they all match, I cut off excess fabric... if any.

The best tip for squaring off your quilt blocks!

In yesterday’s post, I mentioned how much I loved working with Omnigrip rulers. In this post, I'll go over my ...
How to make this block for the Deep Waters quilt pattern size 75" x 75" made using Banyan Batiks Color Blocking collection

THE 2 must-have sewing tools for smooth and accurate piecing

In yesterday’s post, I gave you the fabric requirements and cutting instructions to make the beautiful and easy quilt pattern, ...
Ziploc bags and non-permanent markers are a must in my studio!

2 tips to make fast and easy quilts that only look complicated

I'm thrilled to be back for another year on QUILTsocial to share with you some of my favorite tips to ...
17-Fat Quarter bundle of Color Blocking by Banyan Batiks

QUILTsocial Giveaway 253: Color Blocking 17-Fat Quarter Bundle!

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Looks complicated? Maybe, but it's really easy to make! Follow us on QUILTsocial to get the free pattern (April 1 - 5, 2019)

Banyan Batiks Color Blocking fabric collection NOW available!

Hi! I'm so excited to introduce next week's posts on QUILTsocial! Are you ready for an exciting week of quilting ...
Sea Salt by Linda J. Hahn using Banyan Batiks, Island Vibes fabrics

Inspiration for your next Banyan Batiks Island Vibes quilt!

Yesterday I showed you how to finish up an adorable baby quilt using Banyan Batiks Island Vibes quilt and get it ...
Quilt top with borders added; Curved strip-piecing using Banyan Batiks Island Vibes creates a sweet baby quilt. Free pattern!!

Finishing a baby quilt with sashing makes it sweeter!

Yesterday I showed you how to make curvy, strip-pieced blocks using fabric from the Banyan Batiks Island Vibes collection in ...
17-Fat Quarter Bundle from the Island Vibes collection by Linda J. Hahn for Banyan Batiks!

QUILTsocial Giveaway 249: Island Vibes 17-Fat Quarter Bundle!

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Arrange 15 quilt blocks in rows of 3 for the quilt top. Using Banyan Batiks Island Vibes fabric collection.

Curved strip-piecing using Island Vibes fabric creates a sweet baby quilt

Yesterday I showed you how to add some contrasting strips to your curvy, strip-pieced segments to create an original block ...
Curvy strip pieced block ready to be trimmed to the desired size; using Banyan Batiks Island Vibes fabrics to make a modern quilt, placemat, cushion cover etc.

Making a versatile Island Vibes curved strip pieced quilt block

Yesterday I showed you how to do some easy curved strip-piecing using fabrics from Banyan Batiks Island Vibes collection. Today ...
Fabrics from the Banyan Batiks Island Vibes collection in the Palm Bay colorway

Curved strip piecing with the NEW Banyan Batiks Island Vibes

In previous QUILTsocial blog posts, I've shown you how to make projects using fabrics from the Tie One On and African ...
Curvy, fluid quilting designs soften the linear peicing. The quilting is spread further apart to showcase the beautiful fabrics from the NEW Banyan Batiks Banyan Classics Collections. Free rail fence quil

Quilting options for a Banyan Classics rail fence quilt

Yesterday, I cut and sewed the rail fence blocks and placed them on the design wall so I could see ...
The Banyan Batiks Banyan Classics Collection Rail Fence quilt comes to life as the strip sets are cut into 12½" square blocks. Free pattern

It’s hip to be square! Cutting and sewing rail fence blocks

As a beginner, you likely won’t have a lot of specialized tools at your disposal, but a 12½" x 12½" ...
Carefully press the seams from the right side of the strip set to ensure the fabric lays flat; using Banyan Batiks Banyan Classics! Free rail fence quilt pattern.

Easy pressing tips for a perfect square rail fence blocks

If making a quilt is new to you, you may wonder about this constant back and forth between stations; cutting, ...
All 5 colorways of the enticing NEW Banyan Classics Collection labelled and lined-up in sewing order.

Quick and easy cutting instructions for a classic rail fence quilt

Yesterday, I introduced the colorways for the NEW Banyan Batiks, Banyan Classics Collection. I'm thrilled to start the rail fence ...
NEW Banyan Classics Collection makes for a knockout rail fence quilt

NEW Banyan Classics Collection makes for a knockout rail fence quilt

I was beyond excited when asked to write about Banyan Batiks NEW Banyan Classics Collection. After all, what quilter doesn’t ...
QUILTsocial Giveaway 247: Banyan Classics Fat Quarter Bundle!

QUILTsocial Giveaway 247: Banyan Classics Fat Quarter Bundle!

Enter now for your chance to win... ...a 12 Fat Quarter Bundle of the new Banyan Classics Collection in Opal ...
I chose a lighter color of the Banyan Batiks Daisy Chain for my binding.

Daisy Chain fabric: how to properly bind the Magic Mushrooms table runner

In yesterday's post you learned how to add some simple straight line quilting to your table runner to give it ...
Completed table runner to guide you in your quilting

Echo and modern grid quilting: how these make Magic Mushrooms the star!

In my last post I completed the straight line applique of the marvelous mushrooms and today I'll finish the quilting ...