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For today’s Quilt Along lesson, we will tackle basting which is usually the least fun part of making a quilt. However, I’m giving you a whole week to do it and it only took me 2 hours including ironing and … Continue reading
Today I am going to show you a quicker way to bind your quilt – by machine. Sometimes when I am in a hurry (like this week trying to finish all my quilting tasks before heading off to QuiltCon), a … Continue reading
Can you believe this quilt is almost done? Next week I will show you how to bind it by machine. The following week I will start all over with another brand new quilt-along. Here’s a hint for my next quilt: … Continue reading
How are everyone’s quilts coming along? I sure am enjoying seeing pictures of your quilt-in-progress on my Christa’s Quilt Along flickr group. For today’s post I will be showing how to quilt this quilt with a walking foot and straight … Continue reading
I finished my pieced backing from last week and now it’s time to baste Sea of Squares! The backing took me 2 hours to cut, piece and starch. The basting also took 2 hours, so it was a very pleasant … Continue reading
Although basting a quilt is my least favorite “chore” of the whole quilting process, it’s a necessary step so I can get to my most favorite part which is the machine quilting. I always have better results if I take … Continue reading
I finished the pretty pink version of Baby Bricks this week to go along with the baby blue top that I will be basting today. (Kits are available for both colors for a limited time.) Before I get to the … Continue reading
Welcome to part 4 of my do-it-yourself quilt along! So far we’ve gathered our supplies, sewn the blocks, and completed our quilt tops. This week we will piece our backings and baste our quilts so that our Jolly Jelly Roll … Continue reading