Category Archives: Tutorials

Machine Binding

Binding, it seems, is dreaded by many. I actually don’t mind binding quilts. But as I get older my hands have a field day with pain after I’ve bound a quilt by hand. Joan convinced me to learn to bind … Continue reading

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Postcard Exchange

I really had a lot of fun making fabric postcards for both the Canadian Quilt Talk exchange and the thank you postcards for the quilters/sponsors who participated in the 2014 I Believe in Blue quilt campaign. It got some of us talking about having … Continue reading

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The 30 Minute Pillow Case

Today was a day to get all those “other” things off my to do list as I get closer and closer to starting a new project! When my niece Kristy turned 19 and I was just getting back into quilting … Continue reading

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Half Square & Quarter Square Triangles

I’ve been busy working on my Anticipation quilt; pattern by Karen Neary of http://sewkaren-lycreated.blogspot.ca/. I have the 4 corner blocks sewn, everything else is cut and now it’s time to assemble. I’m feeling pretty certain it’ll be done by my deadline … Continue reading

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Continuous Bias Binding

When I first learned to quilt I was taught how to make continuous bias binding but it didn’t take long before I was making width of fabric strip binding like most everyone else. It wasn’t until I started making round shaped … Continue reading

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Joining the Ends of your Binding

One of the other things that we worked on was binding. It’s amazing how many magazines and books still have instructions for folding one end of the binding into the other end, leaving the finished binding bulky and sometimes loose. I always use … Continue reading

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