Archive | December, 2018

It’s a Wrap

This is the last blog post for 2018.  I have had one goal with this year’s theme Quilt with Excellence: Go back over the quilting basics and hone in on those skills.  As any coach (athletic, academic, or art) will tell you, repeating the basics, practicing the fundamentals over and over again is really what […]

Peek-a-Boo Blocks

If you’re a devoted Disney fan and have had the opportunity to go to one of the Disney parks, you may be aware of a little game that visitors can play called “Hidden Mickeys.”  Scattered throughout the parks are various Mickey Mouse logos.  They can be hidden in tile work, stones, art work, or even […]

Other Binding Options

Besides the double-fold binding, there are  four other binding options available for non-art quilts. Those are the knife-edge finish, prairie points, single-fold binding, and bias binding.  We’re going to take a look at all three, the pros and cons of each, and when you may want to think about using them on your quilt. Knife-Edge […]