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Add Your Binding- On Your Longarm!

A lot of people don’t realize that your quilt binding can be added to the quilt top while it is still on the frame. This is a game changer for me because it eliminates a lot of wrangling the quilt on my domestic machine which is great for my neck and shoulder muscles. Less PainContinue reading “Add Your Binding- On Your Longarm!”

Custom Colors in EQ8

Each month I participate in Quilt Block Mania and we are given a color scheme to use. Below the inspiration image (shown to the left) there is another image with bars of colors and these colors are represented by a hex code. A hex code looks like a hashtag/pound sign with six digits after it.Continue reading “Custom Colors in EQ8”

National Quilting Day 2021

This, my friends, should be a major national holiday! March 20 is National Quilting Day. You should take a few minutes to wander around the internet because there will be lots of quilty goodness out there this weekend. I have been so busy I didn’t have time to build a full quilt pattern for theContinue reading “National Quilting Day 2021”

Improve Your Piecing with Starch

When I was a new quilter, I thought success was all about sewing. I was wrong. On the back of a Sherwin-Williams paint can I learned a valuable lesson many years ago. It said, “Preparation is the key to a satisfying project.” I think the same goes for quilting. I do not usually pre-wash myContinue reading “Improve Your Piecing with Starch”