Flannel sheets are becoming my new favorite way to back my quilts. I live in an area where we have winter almost half of the year so our quilts are used quite a bit and they actually need to be WARM! I frequently use sheets as quilt backings.
Quilting tips and tricks
How to quilt – Zig zag walking foot quilting on a home sewing machine
This Zig Zag walking foot quilting tutorial is long over due! It’s one of the most requested tutorials since I use and post this walking foot quilting technique quite a bit. Zig zag quilting is an easy way to quilt up your quilts using a walking foot and your own home sewing machine. Zig zag…
Free Motion Quilting Clamshells tutorial
So one time I wanted to quilt something other than zig zags and straight lines so I figured out free motion quilting clamshells. Turns out free motion quilting clam shells is not hard!
Quilting successfully with Essex Linen Fabric
Today I want to talk to you guys about my current quilting obsession. I can’t get enough of the stuff. I’m talking about Essex linen by Robert Kaufman. Just about every other quilt I make uses it. It gives the best texture and some really great added weight. Our quilts need to actually be warm…