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How striped fabric for binding adds interest to Boho Beach picnic quilt

How striped fabric for binding adds interest to Boho Beach picnic quilt

It’s Friday! That means the Boho Beach picnic quilt will be complete today! I’m so pleased with the softness that ...
Place the ruler's 45° angle line on the edge of the strip.

Making Half Square Triangles out of fabric strips

Ah, Thursday! Today we’ll begin piecing the quilt HST quilt blocks, but before we do that, I’ll show you a ...
Press the Half Square Triangles to the darker fabric.

In quilting, some seams take you from squares to Half Square Triangles

Welcome to Wednesday! In only 2 more days our Boho Beach picnic quilt will be finished and ready to use! ...
Cut along every marked line.

Making multiple Half Square Triangles using the grid method

Welcome back! I’m glad you’re here today to learn another way to make half square triangles (HSTs)! For those who ...
This week's quilt project, a Boho Beach picnic quilt

Making a Boho Beach picnic quilt

What better time than now to gather and use fabrics from the Banyan Batiks Boho Beach collection? These light and ...
Banyan Batiks Boho Beach in Teal colorway

4 methods of making HSTs and the effervescent Boho Beach picnic quilt

Clear every engagement you have for next week, we're making the very effervescent Boho Beach picnic quilt! Just in time ...
Walking foot echo quilting adds the final finish

Echo quilting with a walking foot adds visual appeal

Welcome back to the fifth and final post on using a walking foot, SCHMETZ needles and Gütermann thread to create ...
Create beautiful quilted borders with a few simple steps.

Making beautiful borders with your walking foot

Welcome to step 4 of our series on using SCHMETZ needles and Gütermann thread to create a whole cloth quilt ...
The center grid quilted with Gütermann spun silk thread

What to know about grid quilting with a walking foot

Here we are at the third step to making a wholecloth quilt using the walking foot, SCHMETZ needles and Gütermann ...
A walking foot is also know as an even feed or dual feed foot

Easy preparation for walking foot quilting

Welcome back! Yesterday I listed the indispensable supplies required for a wholecloth quilt to make using our SCHMETZ needles andGütermann ...
Gather your supplies

5 steps to a wholecloth walking foot quilt

In my previous posts Perfect pairings-needles and threads work together for successful quilting and Needles and threads for a thread ...
The early steps of wholecloth walking foot quilting tutorial

Walking the adventure of walking foot quilting

I'm very excited about next week's posts! Written by quilter Julie Plotniko, you don't want to miss her tutorial on ...
Fairfield bamboo batting was the perfect choice to quilt this piece.

In quilting circles, there too, the devil is in the details

We tend to think that just because the quilt top is finished that we’re done! But that’s far from true ...
Time to sew up the two quilt blocks together

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 ...
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 ...
TrueCut TrueSharp Power Rotary Blade Sharpener

Nicked rotary blades? No problem with TrueCut Power Rotary Blade Sharpener

Yesterday, all of the blocks for our Square Peg—Round Hole quilt were pieced and I introduced you to the TrueCut ...
The TrueCut Linear Rotary Blade Sharpener

TrueCut Linear Rotary Blade Sharpener is an indispensable tool for quilters

It’s hard to believe the week is almost over. Over the last two days, I've been working on the Square ...
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