Binding

Binding

These are my go-to resources for quilt binding techniques. Online Classes on Binding I learned so much from this class! Most of the books and web tutorials are good, but they can’t replace a video of someone walking you through a technique. The Perfect Finish: How to Bind a Quiltfrom: Bluprint For a quick video, I think the Crafty Gemini has a great technique here. Hand Finished Binding If you are planning on submitting a quilt to a show, it’s…

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Unstuck

Unstuck

How Joining a Group Can Boost Your Creative Goals If you’re reading this, you are probably a quilter, crafter, or hobbyist of some kind. Or maybe you aspire to be but aren’t there yet. Just like I was. For YEARS. For years, I would tell myself I ought to do some sewing. “I enjoy it, why don’t I do it?” But then I would get bogged down in what to make and what kind of skills it might take. I…

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Hedgehog Progress

Hedgehog Progress

I absolutely love Elizabeth Hartman’s patterns! They perfectly fit my preferred style of sewing: beautiful, complicated, but not too fiddly with special techniques. But, so many pieces! This is 185 pieces right here. Which doesn’t seem possible, but I counted twice. Unlike the unicorn pillows, I labeled the piles which made a huge difference when finding the right pieces to sew. Label your piles! The sew up took a few sessions, but was fairly straightforward. I felt that I could…

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