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Quilt Binding Five Ways

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Quilt Binding Five Ways

  Hello quilters! I always love getting to that last phase of making a quilt - the binding. The majority of the time I hand stitch my binding down with an invisible stitch, but lately I have been getting out of my comfort zone.    If you're looking for inspiration - today I am sharing five ways you can bind your quilts. I hope this gets your creative juices flowing! (Since typing this up I have decided that on my next quilt I might try a decorative machine stitch for the binding. Yes? No?)     1. Invisible Hand Sewn...

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Curved Quilting

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Curved Quilting

  I recently released the Sunroom Quilt Pattern as a part of the Sewn Home Series and found a new confidence when it comes to curves.    Before this pattern I had never sewn curves and was really scared to try! Now that I have done it - I don't know why I was scared. For tips on piecing with curves check out this blog post here.    When I got this baby size Sunroom Quilt done - I wanted to try a new pattern for my quilting. When I quilt on my machine at home I almost always do...

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Sewn Home Series: The Sunroom Quilt Pattern

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Sewn Home Series: The Sunroom Quilt Pattern

  Here we are! The third pattern in the Sewn Home Series - The Sunroom Quilt Pattern.   So far all the patterns have been influenced by real rooms in my home. Each pattern was designed to be displayed in the room that is its namesake. However, we don't have an actual Sunroom in this house. I dream of someday having a true sunroom full of unique and beautiful plants. For now I'll settle for our sunny dining room.      This space is a little sun box! All three walls are covered in gigantic, open windows. I love this room. It's always bright -...

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A Guide for Beginner Quilters

A Guide for Beginner Quilters

Some of the links below are affiliate links, meaning, at no additional cost to you, I may earn a small commission from the sale if you click through and purchase.   Have you just discovered the world of Modern Quilting and thought, "I want in!!"? Well, today I am sharing a quick guide to getting started. This blog post is written with the beginner quilter in mind. If you are already a quilter - please share this with a friend that you hope will join you in your quilty adventures!     First thing's first - you have to get...

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Sewing with Curves

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Sewing with Curves

Some of the links below are affiliate links, meaning, at no additional cost to you, I may earn a small commission from the sale if you click through and purchase. Are you scared of sewing with curves? Have no fear! Today I am sharing a few tips and tricks that have been helpful for me. Give this post a read and try out the Sunroom Quilt Pattern.   1. Sew slow.  It's tempting to put the pedal to the metal when you're comfortable sewing, but with curves it's all about slow sewing. You want to take your time and ease...

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