As much as we quilters enjoy coming together through our love of making beautiful things with our quilting machines, we also have our share of debates on techniques.
One such debate is that of binding and which one is best to use for your quilting project.
Of the three different [...]
We’ve either all been there before and if we haven’t, we surely will be one day.
Staring at a partly finished quilt ready for the quilting machine and losing the motivation and creativity to get it done.
What do you do when that pile of fresh, new fabric starts calling [...]
Though fabrics are made in countless colors and patterns perfect for making gorgeous projects with your quilting machine, the art of quilting is not always about the fabric itself.
Sometimes it’s about the stitching, which can create its own beauty especially when using a non-standard thread.
Normally used for heirloom [...]
What color batting do you use for all the quilts sewn on your quilting machine?
If you’re like most quilters, the answer is white or cream because what other colors are there?
Would you even want to use a different color for any project?
The truth is that quilt batting [...]
As much fun as machine quilting can be, there is no arguing with the fact that it can be really time-consuming, especially in the beginning stages.
One of the less-enjoyable, time-sucking tasks that you’re probably wishing you could skip altogether is basting together the quilt sandwich.
Yet it’s an important [...]