I finally finished my great niece’s quilt, and I learn something new each time I make a new one. In this article, I discuss what I think every professional quilter has in the way of thread for Piecing Quilts Thread for Machine Piecing Most quilters (at least for me) beginContinue reading…

Happy 4th of July! We enjoyed grilling out and setting off sparklers and a few smoke bombs.  I spent some of the day researching thread for free motion quilting.  My Beginner Choices I ran out of thread the day before, and the store that carries my typically quilting thread wasContinue reading…

You have to know what makes an award winning quilt an award winning quilt and gain that experience. We might not ever make it as big as some (and then again maybe we will), but the award winning advice on building an award winning quilt is a great place toContinue reading…

I am not sure why I get bogged down when I am making a quilt about the time I get close to putting a border and backing on my quilt. I was thinking this evening how we have many, many holidays coming up soon, and I want to make someContinue reading…

My first quilt back at the machine after college is a patriotic flying geese pattern. I made this throw quilt for my husband. I learned a lot from making this quilt and I was so glad to finally finish. I didnt plan out the pattern. I was just excited afterContinue reading…

I want to share my first log cabin quilt. I have to admit I thoroughly enjoyed every minute of making this quilt. Even though I did not want to make it larger half way through, I still feel so proud to finally complete this one. Made completely from fat quartersContinue reading…