Anorina of Samelia’s Mum shares her secret for making hand applique easier. It involves starch and kid’s glue. What she’s sewn here is a circle onto a square ground. To find out more, go to the tutorial.
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She shares her process for making mosaics here.
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Got rulers? We quilters collect a ton of them in various sizes. This can make them a challenge to store. Karen of Sew Many Ways gives us some great storage tips as part of her Tool Time Tuesday series. Go …
Leanne of She Can Quilt dreaded piecing Flying Geese until she found a specialty ruler that gave her what you see here – uniform size and accuracy. She shows her transformation from meh to just right with lots of photos …
Jennifer of Elefantz shares on her blog a tip for neatly finishing machine quilting stitches. She explains,
It’s important for both front and back to both be neat.
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Holly shows her readers how to stitch puzzle pieces on this whole cloth quilt. Though it looks difficult, she makes easy work of it by starting off her free motion quilting with a grid. Visit HollyMayb to get the tutorial…
If you find joining the ends of binding fiddly, read on. Toni from Hoosier Toni did a guest post at Make It Handmade as part of her Handmade Confession series. Besides the quilt binding tip, don’t miss her sewing secret. …
Basting a quilt takes a significant effort. Whether a needle running thread, pinning, or spraying it’s often cited by quilters as the most dreaded activity. Can you say back strain?
Rachael of Rachael Rabbit shares on her blog how she …
Mary of Molly Flanders Makerie lays out the top of her Gee’s Bend inspired quilt and takes lots of great photos of it, one with her feet – so cute. This one though, gets my vote for best photographed quilt …
This is what happened when Lee of Freshly Pieced put her washed and dried quilt in her freezer for 30 minutes. Bizarre behavior but necessary to test her red FriXion pen. Of the red marks reappearing she said,
There are two heroes in this story. The husband who grabbed he and his wife’s wedding quilt on the way out the door of their burning house and Jackie, a friend who restored the quilt. It survived the flames fine, …
Diana of Red Delicious Life has a great tip for hanging small quilts on the wall that keeps them flatteringly flat. It means a walk through several aisles in alocal home improvement store. Get the know-how.
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I adore the movement in this quilt made by Julianna of Sewing Under Rainbow. A gift for her young daughter, she explains,
The Summer Breeze quilt was part of Mo Bedell’s booth during Spring Quilt Market in Portland.
Before you read this post I have to admit, I didn’t know what Margie of NannyNotes2U meant when her supply list called for glass paper. So, here you go. Glass paper = sand paper. Who knew! Well, Google did. …