3 top tips for perfect strip piecing

Strip-piecing usually means sewing long strips of fabric together, usually width-of-fabric (WOF), and then rotary cutting across the strips to create smaller, uniform units that are already pieced. You can use this technique to make simple 4 patch or 9 patch blocks or much more complex ones. The beauty of…

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Do You Know How to Bind a Quilt?

Our applique shapes are all secured and look awesome with the Dazzle threads couched along the edge. I’ve never used this technique before but now that I see how easy and effective it is, I think I’ll be using it again in the near future!! So now we just need…

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Hip, hip hooray – it’s applique day!!

Now that we have our table runners all quilted, it’s time to prepare our applique shapes so that we can try out our new couching skills!! First thing we need to do is trace the leaf shape below onto the paper side of your fusible web three times. Leave about…

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