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Sashing pinned to a cream square with flower headed pins sitting in a blue magnetic pin holder on a blue cutting mat

3 essential tips for adding borders to a quilt

I've gathered up my equipment to use in this project and sketched out a design on a piece of paper ...
Sewing the flying geese blocks together

Sewing the Mystic Garden quilt top

Putting the pieces together Last night I finished sewing the 24 flying geese units for my Mountain View quilt and ...
The finished quilt

How to use ColorWorks Concepts to make a quilt border

Picking an inner border Before adding borders to a quilt it's important to decide which fabric to use for the ...
Simple panel baby quilt

3 ways to use fabric panels for quilt blocks and borders

So many wonderful panels!! The ColorWorks Concepts line of fabrics has seven amazing panels that coordinate with all of the ...
The retreat tote - made in December on QUILTsocial

Flying geese in quilt blocks, sashing and borders

Last week I used my retreat tote when I joined a few of my friends for a day of quilting ...
The finished quilt top--love the color and the directional houses.

Sewing Borders Provide the Finishing Touch

In the border vs no border questions I almost always and exclusively vote for borders. At least one!  I generally ...
Picking threads for the peony

Machine quilting with DecoBob Thread

Merry Christmas everyone! Christmas day at our house is a fairly low key event. Now that our boys are both ...